#column #home #motivation

Studying at home: advantages and drawbacks

Due to the corona crisis, universities had to close. For some students nothing changed, for some people it is a paradise and for some their whole world fell in despair. Whatever kind of student you are, you have to cope with the new laws and the new learning system. After some experience you can probably understand there are some positive sides and downsides to this whole affair. First of all, it is quite nice to wake up in the morning and not have to cycle all the way to college. ...

#Music #Youtube

Is YouTube audio really that poor?

YouTube is a worldwide popular network for video recording and sharing. It was created in 2005 (1) and since then it has created bridges between people through videos about science, fitness and entertainment. One would assume that, since its function is to share videos, it has great audio quality. But is that really the case? Is YouTube audio quality good enough, compared to other sources for videos? Or is it surprisingly poor? ...

#Brown #Current war #DC

Icons of EE: Harold P. Brown

Although the War of Currents might seem a classic feud between Edison and Westinghouse, both Army Generals had their lieutenants. For Westinghouse, Nikola Tesla was an important player because of his advancements in alternating current inventions. Edison was far from alone in his fight, receiving unofficial cooperation from Harold P. Brown, feared by many as “The Executioner”. Brown rose when the competition was getting ever more heated, when Edison needed him the most. ...

#Study #Tips #Discord

Working from Home

After finishing the third quartile from home, we all have experienced online studying. And I am sure you have video called your peers, listened to lectures via canvas conferences and maybe even made a take-home exam. On the other hand, it is even easier to get distracted or postpone your work, because you do not see your fellow students and teachers. After 5 weeks of quarantine studying experience, it might be nice to share some tips and tricks. ...

#chess #final #ee-sports #reinier

EE-Sports: Chess Final

Hey all! I was lucky enough to be able to document these epic chess games as a member of EE-sports. I should preface this however by saying I know bar none about chess. I only know how to write moves, not what they actually mean. However, lichess.org has this amazing analysis board function, so I will just take some numbers from there and act like I actually know something. With that out of the way, let us start reviewing these games! ...