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Halloween

Posted 10-31-2010 at 10:32 PM by peonuser

Had planned to try my hand at robotics stuff for Halloween. Decided to pass on it. Maybe xmas.

Bought some battery operated xmas lights for 2 bucks a short string.

Ordered some l293d chips.
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Possibilities:

Posted 10-26-2010 at 09:12 AM by peonuser
Updated 10-26-2010 at 09:13 AM by peonuser

At first I was not a fan of the "pads/touch tablets" then I started to think about it and using a web server I came up with lots of ideas.

I am retired, but I am so close to getting a touchpad and starting a business doing turnkey projects. I see all kinds of things you can use it for. i.e. kitchen computer for getting recipes.,we have a web page for doing measurement conversions and a web based recipe data base. Garage computers for access diy project instructables and...
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Um goodie goodies.

Posted 10-26-2010 at 08:39 AM by peonuser
Updated 10-26-2010 at 08:40 AM by peonuser

Finally acquired some parts such as a pir sensor to update my instructables for doing security with a computers. More on that later.

Thinking about getting a touch pad/tablet. so I can get more into home automation. Now I just use an old celeron based laptop with eop (ethernet over power lines) that I drag around the house to access the web server. Writing code in php and using mysql more and more. Nice not to have to load applications on every machine. Just fire up the web browser...
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Some of my instructables

Posted 10-21-2010 at 05:07 AM by peonuser
Updated 10-21-2010 at 05:14 AM by peonuser

If you are really board to death, you can look at some of these beginner instructables:

Computer related:

http://www.instructables.com/id/No-hard-drive-network/
http://www.instructables.com/id/Uses...private-cloud/
http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-p...f-thin-client/
http://www.instructables.com/id/Linu...Tele-prompter/
http://www.instructables.com/id/Linu...n-on-a-server/...
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Back to hacking?

Posted 10-20-2010 at 01:45 PM by peonuser

Put a new point on my soldering iron. of course it will have to be properly prepared before soldering. Doing research on schematics of projects I would like to build. I know nothing about electronics, but I get along some how. Then again Edison did not either.
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