Photography

Photography

As an amateur photographer, my current cameras include Canon brands as well as a Sony Alpha

Some photographs include in no particular order:

[yes l have a thing for tall buildings]

Click here for more of my photographs on 500pix website.

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From Seattle Conf. Center Below

 

9/11/2013 Portland Oregon Below

 

 

Links:

Some other picture set of mine on flickr:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/93865120@N02/sets/

Another photo section of mine:  http://500px.com/mbah

 

Some cool pictures from some photographers:

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Weblinks

Useful Web Links:

 

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Force Linux Clock reset with NTP – Raspberry Pi

My laptop and most of my workstations, dual boot say to W10, Ubuntu/Linuxmint/Kali etc.

I find the time changes back and forth between when logged into a unix OS and Windows OS.  Below helps me from Linux reset the time using ntp.

Useful commands:

sudo apt-get install tlsdate
sudo apt-get install ntpd

sudo service ntp stop
sudo ntpd -gq
sudo service ntp start

Below for setting the timezone when l used my raspberry pi
sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata

Alternative option:
sudo tlsdate -V -n -H encrypted.google.com

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GridFluidSim3D

Source: click here

Making progress:

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cinebenchmark – Lenovo Thinkpad – P70 SSD Nvidia Quadro M600M

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Generate PI

Program source — > click here
C:\qpi45>qpi64 10m pi_10m.txt
QPI-QuickPi v4.5 for x64, (c) 2000-2008 S. Pagliarulo
Freely distributable, email: s_pagliarulo@hotmail.com
o Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4710MQ CPU @ 2.50GHz detected
o Processor speed measured at 2.50 GHz
o Single processor with eight cores and 2-way SMT per core
o 17.6 GB of memory available
o Using default training data
Computation of Pi to 10,485,760 digits
Method used : Chudnovsky
Started : Wed Nov 30 00:19:31 2016
Series size : 739390  (10,485,768 digits)
Computing series, time : 7.20
Computing final value, time : 0.77
Total time : 7.98 seconds
Total memory used : 131,031,195 (124.96 MB)
Processor utilization : 181.42%
C:\qpi45>qpi64 100m pi_100m.txt
QPI-QuickPi v4.5 for x64, (c) 2000-2008 S. Pagliarulo
Freely distributable, email: s_pagliarulo@hotmail.com
o Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4710MQ CPU @ 2.50GHz detected
o Processor speed measured at 2.50 GHz
o Single processor with eight cores and 2-way SMT per core
o 17.6 GB of memory available
o Using default training data
Computation of Pi to 104,857,600 digits
Method used : Chudnovsky
Started : Wed Nov 30 00:19:56 2016
Series size : 7393895  (104,857,612 digits)
Computing series, time : 103.67
Computing final value, time : 12.17
Total time : 115.84 seconds (1 min, 55.84 secs)
Total memory used : 1,682,468,033 (1.57 GB)
Processor utilization : 234.10%
C:\qpi45>dir
Volume in drive C has no label.
Volume Serial Number is 006D-B8C5
 Directory of C:\qpi45
11/30/2016  12:21 AM    <DIR>          .
11/30/2016  12:21 AM    <DIR>          ..
01/19/2008  04:50 AM             3,636 history.txt
01/19/2008  04:50 AM            24,506 manual.txt
11/30/2016  12:21 AM       142,901,384 pi_100m.txt
11/30/2016  12:19 AM        14,081,011 pi_10m.txt
01/19/2008  04:50 AM         (269,824) qpi.exe
01/19/2008  04:50 AM         (337,920) qpi64.exe
01/19/2008  04:50 AM         (212,480) qrd.exe
01/19/2008  04:50 AM         (258,560) qrd64.exe
8 File(s)    158,089,321 bytes
2 Dir(s)  38,344,085,504 bytes free
C:\qpi45>qpi64 1000m pi_1000m.txt
QPI-QuickPi v4.5 for x64, (c) 2000-2008 S. Pagliarulo
Freely distributable, email: s_pagliarulo@hotmail.com
o Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4710MQ CPU @ 2.50GHz detected
o Processor speed measured at 2.50 GHz
o Single processor with eight cores and 2-way SMT per core
o 17.6 GB of memory available
o Using default training data
Computation of Pi to 1,048,576,000 digits
Method used : Chudnovsky
Started : Wed Nov 30 00:22:44 2016
Series size : 73938942  (1,048,576,009 digits)
Computing series, time : 1555.98
Computing final value, time : 186.31
Total time : 1742.30 seconds (29 mins, 2.30 secs)
Total memory used : 12,636,276,751 (11.77 GB)
Processor utilization : 302.58%
C:\qpi45>dir
Volume in drive C has no label.
Volume Serial Number is 006D-B8C5
 Directory of C:\qpi45
11/30/2016  12:51 AM    <DIR>          .
11/30/2016  12:51 AM    <DIR>          ..
01/19/2008  04:50 AM             3,636 history.txt
01/19/2008  04:50 AM            24,506 manual.txt
11/30/2016  12:51 AM     1,449,979,180 pi_1000m.txt
11/30/2016  12:21 AM       142,901,384 pi_100m.txt
11/30/2016  12:19 AM        14,081,011 pi_10m.txt
01/19/2008  04:50 AM         (269,824) qpi.exe
01/19/2008  04:50 AM         (337,920) qpi64.exe
01/19/2008  04:50 AM         (212,480) qrd.exe
01/19/2008  04:50 AM         (258,560) qrd64.exe
9 File(s)  1,608,068,501 bytes
2 Dir(s)  36,891,148,288 bytes free
C:\qpi45>
p1 p2 p3p4
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Python notes

Python source –> here

python m pip install U pip

pip install tweepy

 

 

 

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Maxon Cinebench R15 Benchmark

Maxon Cinebench Rg115 Benchmark results on my workstation

Source:  click here

cin3 cin2 cin1

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Minecraft Spigotserver

Re-compilation:
Download latest Buildtools.jar from this link. https://www.spigotmc.org/

Using Ubuntu:

sudo apt-get install git openjdk-8-jre-headless tar
java -jar BuildTools.jar –rev latest
ls -al

 

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Cuda 8 on Ubuntu 16.04

If you do CUDA programming, you will be happy to learn that Nvidia has released a great working Cuda 8 release – download from here, for Ubuntu 16.04 !!!

Click here for my test simulation

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