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Solar

Innovative Solar Power Generator – Portable & Quiet Energy

This video is from Exploring Alternatives. In this video we’re checking out a portable solar power generator prototype that has 3 kW of solar panels integrated into the walls of a covered trailer. Inside there’s a battery bank, a charge controller, and an inverter, as well as some electrical outlets to make charging easy. This […]

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Interesting Space

How To Get Live Satellite Images Directly From Space

This video is from saveitforparts. By popular request, here’s my attempt at a “simple” how-to starter guide for weather satellite decoding. This was surprisingly difficult to put together, taking me several days and multiple attempts to get it right. It also ended up being over 20 minutes long! According to my recent polls, you the […]

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IoT Maker

Electronics Fundamentals

This video from Full Course covers Electronics Fundamentals and is essential for anyone wanting to get started with their own IoT projects.

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IoT Maker

Little Known ESP32 Power Saving Modes

Another great video about the ESP32 and its power saving modes. I need to dust off my soldering iron. We all know that we send our ESP32s to deep sleep to save energy. But do you know the other possibilities to save energy like light sleep and clock reduction? And what about modem sleep or […]

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Science

Are Supercapacitors the better Batteries?

I have often wondered why use batteries and not supercapacitors. Supercapacitors are super like Superman or Superwoman. Otherwise, they only would be called “Capacitors.” Right? Where are they “super” and where not? Where can we use them, and how? And the most important question: Are they better than batteries?

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Data Visualization

How to Build Excel Interactive Dashboards

In this step-by-step tutorial by Kevin Stratvert, learn how to create dynamic and interactive Excel dashboards. With a dashboard, you can showcase the most important information and key performance indicators (KPIs) that your organization cares about. Best of all, you only need is out of the box Microsoft Excel – no plug-ins, etc.

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Neural Networks

Neural Networks and Linear Regression

On Friday, someone asked me about linear regression with neural networks.  I didn’t have a good answer – I knew that you *could* do linear regression but neural networks, but never had actually done it in practice. Promising to learn more, I came across this video by giant_neural_network on YouTube.

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