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Peter Lord


Latest talks

  • Generating Documents
    This month we have two talks about Generating Documents. These will be presented at U3ACommunities Computing Forum on 21st May 2024. Sign up here for notification of talks. First, Frank Nicholson takes us through Google Slides vs Microsoft PowerPoint.  Then we look at WYSIWYG vs Markup. See Google Slides
  • Email
    This month we look at Email, including a breakdown of an email message, sending with SMTP, routing with DNS, receiving with POP3 and IMAP4, spam filtering and good practices. Presented at U3ACommunities Computing Forum, a free on-line platform. Sign up here for notification of future talks. See Google Slides This talk was recorded in a… Read more: Email
  • Generative AI
    This talk describes how both “classic” and “generative” neural networks work. Presented at U3ACommunities Computing Forum, a free on-line platform. Sign up here for notification of future talks. See Google Slides This talk was recorded in a previous U3ACommunities meeting :

Daily power use

Yesterdays electricity grid consumption was 12.2kWh, costing £0.95 + standing charge £0.61.

Yesterdays solar generation was 25.1kWh.

Yesterdays export was approx 28.3kWh earning £4.25.

Total electric £-2.69.


Local air quality

Data is from a SEN5x module.

On Wed 08 May 07:59:20, PM1.0 was 83.8 µg/m³

On Wed 08 May 07:59:15, PM2.5 was 91.5 µg/m³

On Wed 08 May 07:59:12, PM4 was 94.5 µg/m³

On Wed 08 May 07:59:18, PM10 was 95.9 µg/m³

On Tue 28 May 08:12:53, VOC was 323.0

Climate

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