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I made a Zoetrope

Zoetrope using a stepper motor and an AVR tiny Continue reading

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Party. Yay!

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Another aeroplane made in Narberth

Some pix.

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I’ve got RFIDs in the Soles of my Shoes

With apologies to Paul Simon… Having locked myself out of house on several occasions I decided to fix the problem with having an RFID door lock and an implanted tag. The door lock was no problem but the implanted tag … Continue reading

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Not all SD Cards are Equal

Following on from my comuting on the cheap trend. Some time a go I bought a cheap 32GB SD card from the well known on-line shopping site. It didn’t work very well in my Android ‘phone, so I bought a … Continue reading

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Not all Arduinos are Equal.

I went on a one day Arduino course last week, just for fun, and it got me thinking. I’ve been developing stuff on raw Atmega chips for a while, long before this new-fangled Arduino thing existed, back in the day … Continue reading

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Look What I Made

Click image to enlarge. Ok, I had help. It’s a Model Avro DH9 WW1 bomber destined for the Imperial War Museum. Build in Narberth by Autodromo Ltd.

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Apache, php, email and SELinux

Ah what fun it was, I thought I was going mad, then again perhaps I was. I’d mostly installed a utility on my local webserver; three php pages. All it had to do was talk to my MySQL server and … Continue reading

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Colour highlighting in Geany for Python muti-line strings.

Python doesn’t have multiline comments, but triple quoted multiline strings are often used as comment blocks. These “comment blocks are enclised by triple quoting ”’ like this ”’. Geany, or more specifically Geany’s editing component Scintilla sees anythin inside quotes … Continue reading

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The original temperature logger

The original logger has now been retired with a much neater single board. The old one, pictured, was much too fragile and only had a single input. Modifying it would probably have broken it so a new one was required.

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