OK, this something like I will try to aim at 
it's an real peltor headset!

but not wireless.. So mine will be better in some respect :)

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Fitting my headset electronics to new frame 
Ok now, my headset is completely ruined I guess. I bought this logitech ClearChat wireless headset few years ago. After few months the left speaker started cutting. I took it apart and found out some wire had just broken. After replacement it was good as new again. But then, I had to do this like every six months or so. And then the frame started falling apart.. And now it has started cutting again. And it looks like this:

So, I can't push it much further, I have to buy new set I thought at first.. But since the electronics work quite nicely I thought it'd be a waste and started thinkin about fitting the insides to some cheap headset with better frame. But as one could expect, cheap stuff didn't have any good frames.. and then I happened to see some advertisement and I got it. It'd put the stuff inside these Peltor earcups!

Got them pretty cheap (20€) and now I got them:

Now I have to plan out the holes, buttons and wiring.. and then it's fitting time!

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In search of simple circuit editor 
I was looking for a free and easy to use, preferably open source circuit diagram editor without any fancy features like simulating and such. I just wanted to draw some simple circuits for my report.

Well, I tried XCircuit, QElectrotech and so on..

and finally found CircuitLab.

I used to be vary about web applications, but this was exactly what I was searching for: Platform independent, intuitive and easy to use, perfect for drawing simple circuits!

If you're interested in electronics, try it out!

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We should really have only one character encoding 
Really now, what's the point of having dozens of those encodings. I'm sure UTF-8 lacks somewhere, but I have managed with it so far.

Even this blog had some ISO charset as default for english. It could have been UTF-8 right away. Well, can't complain, since it's open source and I could easily modify it. But the software that are not open source.. They sometimes give me an headache.

So, I recommend everyone to read this: The Absolute Minimum Every Software Developer Absolutely, Positively Must Know About Unicode and Character Sets (No Excuses!)
I haven't yet read it all, but it makes sense to me so far.

Recently I also worked on an embedded project where I got into some problems with charsets.. Got it compiling nicely in Linux environment though. Sadly it's not working on the hardware yet. Maybe something more on that later.

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