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Old 03-29-2016, 12:27 AM   #16
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Lightbulb "what ways could linux play a role in saving the world?"


It could run the Warp Drives... live long and \V/,
(https://www.automotivelinux.org/)


Imagine mars on earth or a seed withering as a 1000 year old tree... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_oldest_trees
 
Old 03-29-2016, 07:11 AM   #17
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Well. I wish I had the skills and money and funds and time and manpower to set up a raspberry pi to control a local garden and well irrigation system on my property...
Sort of a progressive project there. First just start with auto-water control. If you need an additional spigot outside the house, sweat that into the system first, then buy an irrigation control valve for 1/2 piping, they are as cheap as $10 and then hook up a raspberry pi to control that, you just need to be able to control the 24V with your GPIO, which you can do with a 5-24V DC-DC converter. Play with the program enough so that you can do what you want with it. Then grow from there. For instance you can break off the main with other sizes, or type.
 
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Good thing I have a means to gain eternal life because this world is going away...
 
Old 03-29-2016, 08:49 AM   #19
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Good thing I have a means to gain eternal life because this world is going away...
Let us know when you're a "ghost,,," it won't make me a believer but may get me off or on some meds? Boo!
 
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Let us know when you're a "ghost,,," it won't make me a believer but may get me off or on some meds? Boo!
let the blind lead the blind...

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Old 03-29-2016, 09:34 AM   #21
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The term "blind" I'd guess was first metaphorically used because faith and theory? If you are Neo you'll need to puke it out; then; there's agents, mughals &c!!! [end]The Faith & Religion mega Thread topic here.[/end]

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Sort of a progressive project there. First just start with auto-water control. If you need an additional spigot outside the house, sweat that into the system first, then buy an irrigation control valve for 1/2 piping, they are as cheap as $10 and then hook up a raspberry pi to control that, you just need to be able to control the 24V with your GPIO, which you can do with a 5-24V DC-DC converter. Play with the program enough so that you can do what you want with it. Then grow from there. For instance you can break off the main with other sizes, or type.
That's seems a lot of volts for rain, tho with that sun you get?

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Old 03-29-2016, 10:11 AM   #22
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That's seems a lot of volts for rain, tho with that sun you get?
Rigid emt conduit does wonders in harsh weather conditions.

Lots of volts.


Told you my back hurts.
 
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That's seems a lot of volts for rain, tho with that sun you get?
Hey, look up commercial irrigation control valves, they work on 24 VDC. It's not rocket science, it's home and commercial irrigation systems. Much like one's home doorbell works on 12 VDC, whether it does the "Ding Dong" or plays Mozart. 'course you can reinvent the wheel and find alternate controllers for water valves. Activating a solenoid to turn a good valve, controlling water, and doing so reliably is best done with an existing product IMHO.

And yeah ... sorry Rok, but you will potentially have to dig to bury your lines, or possibly scootch down on the ground. Hey, we all have back stuff, that's why we stand up slowly. Least you're not shoveling snow ...
 
Old 03-29-2016, 10:40 AM   #24
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it is an unrealistic request. even if one is not religious. An atheistic view point still states it is still a waste of time because everything is expanding. To save the world is not a realistic ideological platform of discussion from either side. Because even science sees the world is slowly rotting away. It seems rather a waste of time and thought on either side of the fence.

it then be better put. What can Linux do for you and others to help make this life worth living before we all are no longer on this earth that is rotting away underneath us?

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Old 03-29-2016, 11:26 AM   #25
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+http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4158110/

A FREE-GPL saves us from that "evil" perpetuated from silly books, horny rabbits \_(ツ)_/ and fairy tales*** Linux is not one way or another meat based, that's good!

Add: plus, saves my (virtual) world now!
Yeah, I watch that show too. It was kind of funny the guy worked for a company called Evil Corp. MS and Google comes to mind. I also watch CSI: Cyber. I like hacking movies and TV shows. Since I'm not a hacker, it's hard to tell if those things hackers do in movies and in TV can be done in real life. I guess most of it is fabricated.

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Old 03-29-2016, 11:36 AM   #26
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Yeah, I watch that show too. It was kind of funny the guy worked for a company called Evil Corp. MS and Google comes to mind. I also watch CSI: Cyber. I like hacking movies and TV shows. Since I'm not a hacker, it's hard to tell if those things hackers do in movies and in TV can be done in real life. I guess most of it is fabricated.
yes it is. I watched one show with this hacking in it. someone had another person just set their phone next to a server with their Bluetooth turned on. Then using Bluetooth that other person was able to gain access to the server via their phone connected to the phone that was set next to the server with its Bluetooth turned on.

one: protocols where not implemented to established a connection between the phone and server via Bluetooth.

two: the range of Bluetooth is only about 32 feet. Therefore, no one on one side of the city can connect to a phone on the other side of the city using Bluetooth. let alone having a phone connected to a server or other phone for that matter just by setting it next to the item.

but nevertheless the Server was hacked into and the information needed was taken via Bluetooth.

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Old 03-29-2016, 12:18 PM   #27
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yes it is. I watched one show with this hacking in it. someone had another person just set their phone next to a server with their Bluetooth turned on. Then using Bluetooth that other person was able to gain access to the server via their phone connected to the phone that was set next to the server with its Bluetooth turned on.

one: protocols where not implemented to established a connection between the phone and server via Bluetooth.

two: the range of Bluetooth is only about 32 feet. Therefore, no one on one side of the city can connect to a phone on the other side of the city using Bluetooth. let alone having a phone connected to a server or other phone for that matter just by setting it next to the item.

but nevertheless the Server was hacked into and the information needed was taken via Bluetooth.
There were some episodes of CSI: Cyber where bluetooth was used in the hack. But, what is funny is how they explain to the viewers how the hack was done with bluetooth. Sometimes it can sound convincing or possible if you don't know better. But we have to take these things with a grain of salt.

Got to get back to work
 
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Yeah, I watch that show too. It was kind of funny the guy worked for a company called Evil Corp. MS and Google comes to mind. I also watch CSI: Cyber. I like hacking movies and TV shows. Since I'm not a hacker, it's hard to tell if those things hackers do in movies and in TV can be done in real life. I guess most of it is fabricated.
It's a TV show and as such it is set up to give you something enjoyable to view for $LengthOfShow while maintaining a certain percentage of viewers, which means it has to bend reality to achieve that. A TV show about real life hacking (like: a person trying to convince another person on the phone to give out a password, a person spending weeks of reviewing source code (if available) for exploitable code, a person spending weeks trying to break a function by feeding it with garbage input, ...) would for most people be utterly boring and not result in the percentage of viewers necessary to sell ad-space in the breaks or subscriptions when the show runs on a service like Netflix or Hulu. So, yes, most of it is fabricated, but if you have some knowledge it can even be enjoyable to spot all the mistakes they make.

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Old 03-29-2016, 03:13 PM   #29
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I was really just hinting at a solar DIY... plants do, even here out of the snow.

Think not save the planet but its inhabitants, then maybe we get to the "rocket science?"
 
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