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Happy new year!

Posted 01-03-2014 at 04:05 PM by peonuser

Sure everyone ran their own bash script to count down to the new year.

Got a chromecast for xmas. I probably would not use it as a regular streaming device. but it would be good for a teaching situaton combined with the Nexus 7.

Using bash script to scrape web pages and then create and or update a new web page of the scraped information. Make your own news journal without all the ads.

Found some minimal code to use your computer as a teleprompter. Had...
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Happy holidays

Posted 12-22-2013 at 11:47 PM by peonuser

Happy Holidays!!
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Xmas coming.

Posted 12-21-2013 at 03:47 PM by peonuser
Updated 12-22-2013 at 11:39 PM by peonuser

Decided not to use the pogoplug cloud starage and then installed arched linux on the pogoplug. Systemd is like a culture shock.

Used ndiswrapper to get an old nic working. Experimented with wifi to make an ad hoc access point using a spare pc.and mad

Doing more and more page scraping via bash via elinks, grep, and sed.

Using imagemagick more and more. madea collage of pictures with convert, mogrffy, display, and montage.

$ montage *.JPG...
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Happy thanksging

Posted 11-25-2013 at 07:34 AM by peonuser

Went one more step with the PII and made it a squeezebox server for the Chumby to access.

Modding RC controllers for adaption to computing devices.

Looked at flingo only slightly to see if I could use it with my piece of crap streaming device Neotv. It has been pretty much replaced anyway with an RPi.

Prices of android devices are seming to drop like a rock.

Found a new OTA TV RF amp schematic. Going to try to build it.
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Almost thanksgiving.

Posted 11-23-2013 at 07:24 AM by peonuser

Turkey stew: http://www.instructables.com/id/Turkey-stew/

Found a couple of bricked routers, Not good enough at soldering to put in posts for the jtag cable. Oh well nothing to lose.

Setup a wireless ad-hoc hotspot for grins.

Put a new third party image on the Chumby.

Installed squeezebox to test with the Chumby.
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