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Clint Carlson
Works at State of Alaska - Education & Early Development
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Lives in Juneau, AK
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It's been quite a while since I've updated this page.  I've had a lot of stuff going on for the past three years and sadly very little of it involved building electronics.  I might get into that on some other post, but right now I'm just posting to let you ...
It's been quite a while since I've updated this page.  I've had a lot of stuff going on for the past three years and sadly very little of it involved building electronics.  I might get into that on some other post, but right ...
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I use Google Reader because it was one of the best RSS readers out there... now it looks like I gotta find a replacement... any suggestions or is RSS basically dead at this point too?
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...I don't even know why I got sucked into this silly game....  I blame the google mind control satellites.... #unfoundedconspiracytheories #quackery
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I haven't bought any books on electronics yet, as I've been using various online resources, but there is a good chance this series of books will be the ones I pick up for a solid all around guide that I've been long overdue in picking up.
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Still a little spendy for some of my projects, but it's still a great hack to drop the price of LIDAR
If you need some sort of distance sensor for your robot, drone, or other project, you have two options: a cheap ultrasonic sensor with limited range, or an expensive laser-based system that's top o...
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This is awesome, I found your post off of Hack-a-Day and was just talking to my sisters about something similar during Thanksgiving (we all live in Juneau).  Been playing with Arduino's for the past three years and this sounds fairly straightforward for me.  If I end up trying this out I'll defenitly repost here and let you know how it went for me.

Thanks for the write up on this and looking forward to seeing how you tackle a Furnace Audit.

My problem with arduino's is the more you learn the bigger your ideas get... currently working on trying to get a built from scratch RepRap Prusa 3D printer working off of an Arduino MEGA 2560 with a driver board and it's been taking up what little free time I have.  Then there's the whole software defined radio hacks I've been reading about for the past year that has piqued my interest.  The rabbit hole of arduino electronics runs deep.

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The best bumps you'll find from [adult swim]'s commercial breaks, or "my" favorite bumps. Enjoy. :]
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GCI.com  Wow these guys sure do offer some great deals.... facepalm.
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  • School of Hard Knocks
    Surviving the Game of Life, 2003 - present
  • Juneau-Douglas High School
    1996
  • University of Alaska Southeast
    Computer Science, 2001 - 2002
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    Computer Science, 1996 - 1997
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I'm currently living in Juneau, AK.  I work for the State of Alaska in Education & Early Development doing IT work
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I built my own RepRap Prusa 3D printer, now to build a small frame 3D scanner then things start to get interesting.
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Computer Science, Programming, Networking and general I.T.
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Soldering, Programming microchips (FPGA), Building custom 3D printers, 3D animation, Programming back ends for websites, Virtualizing computer systems and networks, automating complex systems, very inquisitive (really, never take me to a magic show I'll ruin it), .
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  • State of Alaska - Education & Early Development
    Computer Science, Programming & IT, 2007 - present
  • Best Western
    Phone Reservations, 1999 - 2000
  • Alaska Distributers
    Beer Delivery, 2006 - 2007
  • Dynamic Systems
    Computer/Network IT, 2005 - 2006
  • Juneau School District
    Computer/Network IT, 2002 - 2006
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