Distraction Free Homescreen - May 2019

Phones are most of the time a distraction and tie us to endless scrolling of meaningless content. Therefore, as suggested by Humane Tech and my recent talk, a minimal and distraction free homescreen is the first step towards a more meaningful interaction with your phone.…

Humane Tech at EA Aachen

I did a short lightning talk at our local effective altruism group about the topic Humane Tech. It's a neglected topic in my opinion and especially interesting for future engineers, considering they are the ones designing those systems. First, we have to get this right, then we can go for…

LoRa Seminar Report

One of the main necessity for an IoT device is the network capability - a wireless network. As the requirements for wireless IoT networks are different and poses new challenges, a new class of wireless network was developed: the Low-Power Wide Area Networks.…

Building a sleep-tracker

In our labratory this year, my friend benedikt and me, tried to build a sleep-tracker. i'll shortly outline the project. For more details check the attached report: report.pdf. hardware we narrowed down our three main requirements: small, similiar to a smart watch. it shouldn't hamper or disrupt the users…

Debugging WiFi interfaces on LEDE/linux

i'm continously working on adding more information. trying to achieve some kind of cheat sheet for debugging wireless connections from the shell, especially for LEDE devices. listing information ifconfig lists the network interface. unfortunately it does not provide any physical properties like the theoretical network speed or the MCS index:…

LoRa slides

I recently wrote a seminar report and gave a talk about LoRa - a low-power wide-area network for the Internet of Things. slidedeck The seminar report is available here.…

chapter 5

Success for my buddies, success for my friends Success is the only thing I understand Head back home to the place I grew up Give my medals to the ones that I love I'll chase Harvey through the door in the wall He says, "never catch me never miss…