Minimal Steps for Migrating a Simple WordPress Site to DigitalOcean

Requirements: Backup Website with All-in-One WP Migration and save backup somewhere safe. Have an Account at DigitalOcean. Have a way to connect to a remote server through SSH (e.g. using console or a client like PuTTY). Have a domain name registered for your website and set it up as described in step one below. This …

Rupmans Bottich

Nachdem sich Asa, Morgaine und Vic von ihrem Abstecher ins Irrenhaus wieder erholt haben, bereiten sie sich darauf vor, Rupman Myrel in seiner Dungsteinfabrik einen Besuch abzustatten. Bevor sie jedoch ihr Frühstück beendet haben, bemerken sie eine Gruppe Fledermäuse am Güldenen Schaaf vorbei rennen. Hastig sammeln sie ihre Sachen zusammen und folgen ihnen. Bald wird …

Abstecher ins Irrenhaus

Nachdem Asa, Morgaine und Vic ihre Nachforschungen in der Stadt beendet haben, kehren sie zu Bürgermeister Heggard zurück. Inzwischen konnte Margritte Kurzstein die Pnakotischen Manuskripte studieren und informiert die drei über die Bedrohung aus dem Dunklen Firmament. Mit zahlreichen Notizen versehen war nämlich ein Ritual, welches ein Tor zu diesem öffnet, um in Kontakt mit …

Photosynthetic Reaction Centre

Photosynthetic processes can be split into two groups, those that are involved in converting light to charge and those that use the chemical/electric potential generated by the former to produce sugar. The reaction centre (RC) is at the core of the light-to-charge conversion of photosynthesis, both in plants and in bacteria. It is a complicated …

Paper summary: too little sleep makes hungry!

Short Sleep Duration Is Associated with Reduced Leptin, Elevated Ghrelin, and Increased Body Mass Index What are Ghrelin and Leptin? Both Ghrelin and Leptin are hormones that influence appetite in humans. Both have a variety of functions, but for the summary here the following are important: Ghrelin gets secreted when the stomach is empty and …

Isotope beams at RIKEN

Last month there was RIKEN Open Day, where RIKEN opens its doors to the general public. They prepared various talks on some of the research that is done here and let you have a look at a lot of the fun labs with fancy equipment. So I took the chance to see the RI-beam factory …

Kanji of Week 2

This week we are looking at… 変電(へんでん): electricity transformation 設備(せつび): facility, equipment Related to the “electricity transformation facility” is the transformer: 変電器, where 器(き) describes some sort of machine or device. The electricity transformation equipment can include a transformer, but doesn’t have to. Several things fall under this term: power rails, transformers, all kinds of …

Kanji of week 1

I’m trying to learn some Kanji while I’m here, so I decided to take pictures of more or less useful things to understand. The first one is good to know in case of a fire or other emergency in a building. It’s an “evacuation passageway”: 避難(ひなん): refuge, shelter, evacuation (the first kanji means “avoid”, the second …

RIKEN impressions

Welcome to RIKEN  ー 理化学研究所へようこそう RIKEN is a large research institute in Japan. Its main campus is located in Wako-shi, a little north of Tokyo. Some of its achievements include two Nobel prizes, the creation of element 113 and the SPring-8. It also celebrates its 100th anniversary and is selling these adorable Hello Kitty RIKEN scientist. …

In Karugrad geht eine…Vampirschnecke?! um

Die Truppe hatte sich sehr zögerlich nur der merkwürdigen Stadt im Untergrund Kaer Magas genähert. Zu ihrem Erstaunen wurden sie trotz des abscheulichen Regens freundlich, ja geradezu euphorisch empfangen. Nachdem sie das “Güldene Schaaf” zu ihrem temporären Stützpunkt auserkoren haben, wurden sie in Richtung Kronenhalle geschickt. Ein dankbarer Bürgermeister Vanten Heggard erkannte sofort das Potential …