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Korg monologue Rechargable Battery Mod Prototype

My Behringer TD-3 mod worked nicely, so it was time to proceed to the monologue. It already is battery powered, but using 6 batteries and recharging done outside of the device. In my opinion a built-in single battery is more … Continue reading

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Behringer TD-3 Rechargable Battery Mod Prototype

I love Behringer’s approach to tech and synths. The TD-3 is super affordable and performs like a charm. The community has quickly started modding the TB303 clone and I also decided to give it a simple mod: if there is … Continue reading

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Korg Monologue and Minilogue XD Color-Coding Using Chroma Caps

Today I decided for a color scheme for the Korg Monologue and Minilogue XD. Tell me what you think @gekart. Update Final version on the monologue: Issues: The filter knob I purchased in the standard and fat version. The fat … Continue reading

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Värde Utrusta Wall Cupboard Hinge 30min Fix Ikea Pro Hack

Ikea offered a nice modular kitchen in their program from end of 1990s and 2000s. Unfortunately, they didn’t support it well. I assume it was too expensive to produce. Ikea also resorted to cheap technical solutions. For example, the 70cm … Continue reading

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Xcode 11 Unable to Boot Simulator Diehard

Xcode on my Macs had a persistent problem after updating to Xcode 10: the simulators wouldn’t work anymore. Lucky me, I was busy with AWS and Kubernetes projects… Updating to Xcode 11 didn’t fix anything. Searching the web didn’t help … Continue reading

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AWS IAM Version and SID traps

In a IAM policy JSON, if you omit the version string, you are heading for trouble: If you do not include a Version element, the value defaults to 2008-10-17, but newer features, such as policy variables, will not work with … Continue reading

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Changing Encryption of PersistentVolumes in Kubernetes

Docker containers are treated as ephemeral, specifically when they are managed in a Kubernetes cluster. Starting and restarting in the cluster is done automatically and works as a breeze. Things get more complicated as soon as you decide to keep … Continue reading

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Pricing Strategies for a Fairer Trade

Today I opened a milk carton that was printed with a thank you, because by buying this brand of milk we are supporting dairy hill farmers. Germany is the home some of the hardest discounters (and other retailers) who, acting in … Continue reading

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