Electric Mismatch in Silicon-Cell PV is Not Intuitive

Posted on Fri 18 October 2019 in Solar • Tagged with solar, modeling, code

Why does shade just across the bottom row of cells cause 90% power loss?


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OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect Primer

Posted on Thu 17 October 2019 in Authentication and Authorization • Tagged with code, web, auth, oauth, openid

Authentication and authorization with OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect.


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Python Concurrency Primer

Posted on Mon 07 October 2019 in Python • Tagged with code, web

Asynchronous Python workflows for IO and CPU processes on a single machine versus a cluster.


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Examples of implicit versus explicit solutions for photovoltaic solar energy systems

Posted on Fri 22 June 2018 in Solar • Tagged with code, solar, modeling

Using a numerical solver to model solar power.


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SPACES: Mnemonic for core values of good modeling software

Posted on Thu 10 May 2018 in Modeling • Tagged with rant, code, modeling

What makes good modeling software? Repeat this three times out loud.


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Iterative Project Planning in Research and Development

Posted on Fri 16 June 2017 in Productivity • Tagged with agile, kanban, scrum, development, research, time-management, project-managment, project-planning

Iterative planning is a a successful strategy for research and development.


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Vertically Centered

Posted on Thu 25 May 2017 in JavaScript • Tagged with HTML, web, jQuery

Use jQuery to vertically center an element in a window.


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Python-3 Virtual Environments on MS Windows

Posted on Thu 18 May 2017 in Python • Tagged with virtualenv, pelican, windows, bash, rant

Python-3 venv module vs virtualenv package


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Moving to Pelican at GitHub Pages

Posted on Mon 03 April 2017 in Announcements

So this is goodbye to Google Blogger and my old blog at Poquito Picante, although I'll try to keep Breaking Bytes up to date if I can figure out how to make a commit hook that posts the generated content using the Blogger API v3.

And this is hello to …


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