When you’re first getting started learning how to make your own electronics with the likes of Arduino, the process, pins, and everything else is a little confusing. Arduino forum member Romano d’Ezzelino wanted to make things a little easier, so they designed a simple pinout sheet to track where all the power goes. via TheseContinue reading “These Beautiful Electronics Pinout Diagrams Make DIYing a Little Easier”
Nice little handy chart: Make the Perfect Cup of Tea with These Steeping Times and Temperatures.
I love it when someone takes the time to teach a broad audience something that most people who work on computer systems should now but probably don’t understand very well. Thanks SparkFun!
mkdir -p ~/Library/Application Support/TextMate/Bundles cd ~/Library/Application Support/TextMate/Bundles git clone git://github.com/szeryf/rails-routes.tmbundle.git osascript -e ‘tell app “TextMate” to reload bundles’
This is for x86 processors. You need to change the 386 to amd64 if that’s your chip architecture. First create a bin directory in your home directory if you don’t have one already: mkdir $HOME/bin Then edit your .bashrc file and add: export GOROOT=$HOME/go export GOOS=linux export GOARCH=386 export PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin Then reread your bashrc file:Continue reading “Installing Google Go on Ubuntu 9.10 x86”
I’m using an infrared range sensor for the real life Hal. The Sharp GP2Y0A02YK0F – Infrared Proximity Sensor Long Range – While testing his motions, I was noticing some pretty erratic behavior, so I decided to collect some data on the sensor values on a fixed object, while Hal was not moving. This is aContinue reading “Infrared Sensor Data for Hal”
I’ve been doing a lot of writing lately. I gave myself a deadline of today to finish an article I’ve been thinking of for a week and spent the whole day having writers block. As soon as I walked out the door to pick up our Chinese takeout for the evening, 100 ideas came swarmingContinue reading “I should know better than to leave home without paper and a pencil”
Google has quietly released Reader for the Wii. Fire up your Wii and go here: http://www.google.com/reader/wii
So you’ve done it. You quit your job and are working 18 hour days on a new venture. It’s great, you’re doing what you want, you’re scared and excited. It’s great. You add some people to help. They are a virtual team because the best people out there don’t have to move to be partContinue reading “How to not bork up your startup”