Monthly Archives: November 2016


Scripts for Windows and Linux that helped me in book scanning. Actually they are automatic mouse clickers… BUT! They both have conspicuous indication for time, that left before the next click. So I always knew how much time do I have to turn the page.

Linux on a desktop

Linux… o, yeah… Actually, the main reason of this blog is to be the place where I can whine about my bad experience with Linux. I tried to use Askubuntu forums for this purpose, but my post was closed as not related to Ubuntu itself. I tried to write about horrible things in power management […]

Converting a list of phone numbers from range format to prefix format.

In the fall of 2014 I got a task for complete redesign of telephony accounting system at my former work. One of the stages was automatically parse price-lists of uplink operators. Those prices usually were Excel spreadsheets that consisted of rows where each row represents a bunch of call directions that have the same price. […]

Suunto Core disassembly – Part 3

The last bunch of images – disassembly of famous Core’s buttons. It seems that nothing special with them except double o-rings. All 146 high-res images (3648×2736 px) can be downloaded in one archive (355MB). All these pictures were posted on Watchuseek forums, but since that days many things have changed. Last thing that I mentioned […]

Suunto Core disassembly – Part 2

In the second bunch of images you can see the watch’s main module. At very least I can say that watch uses PNI – MS2100 2-Axis Magnetic Sensor and 64KB EEPROM memory. All 146 high-res images (3648×2736 px) can be downloaded in one archive (355MB).

Suunto Core disassembly – Part 1

This is the first bunch of images of disassembling process. All 146 high-res images (3648×2736 px) can be downloaded in one archive (355MB). On this images you can see one of the serious advantages of the Suunto Core – metallized screw holes. Such holes is a huge improvement over Casio watches which caseback is screwed […]

Suunto Core

A few years ago I used to own Suunto Core Light Black watch. It was bought in 2008 so I believe it was from the early installments which had some bugs related to power consumption. I do not interested in hiking very much or in some other outdoor activities, but I like (or, at least, […]