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First high-altitude balloon flight: lots learned

What is High Altitude Ballooning (HAB)? Build a computer with a GPS receiver and a radio transmitter, attach it to a big balloon full of helium, and let go.  It rises up into the atmosphere, and as the air gets … Continue reading

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Four countries in four weeks

Hong Kong in the last week of September. Then back to Shanghai for a few days. Sydney for the first week of October. Then back to Shanghai for a day. Then to London for a week and a half, and … Continue reading

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Cycling in London: Not for the faint of heart!

Fortunately for me I’m completely nuts! So I’ve been in London (yes the actual City of London) for the past week and a half for work, and part of my adventure was to bring my bicycle with in order to … Continue reading

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