What's most alarming is there seems to be nobody at government level who understands technology and is capable of saying no to bat shit crazy ideas, some of his ideas have been slowly trickling into policy and law with seemingly not enough educated resistant to our rights being eroded.
Worst still is using people's fears of the unknown and future terrible things to manipulate them.
"Oh well, I couldn't possibly say no to a policy that protects the children, what would my voters think"
After watching Screen Wipe I'm getting the increasing impression that politicians really are intentionally confusing the public to get what they want and make us give up and go away. (rather than just labelling them liars and incompetent)
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(FYI, I've manually removed all the spurious entries from that dataset)
Sometimes the DHT22 spits out obviously spurious readings, almost always both the temp and humidity being wrong (ie. temp jumping from 21°C to around 40 then back down again for the next reading.
I'd like to code in some sort of check that stops the routine from logging these spurious results from the sensor. I could set a simple floor and ceiling for expected values but that wouldn't catch jumps within that range. I'm thinking along the lines of measuring the average difference between subsequent readings in the dataset (or a subset of it) and flagging anything that falls outside of a bound based on that figure. I recall doing standard deviation in A-Level maths and it being something along these lines.
Any ideas? I know I'm probably reinventing the wheel, but if anyone can show me the blueprints for the wheel I'd appreciate it.
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In Nintendoland there is no cyber bullying because direct interaction between users isn't possible. All is calm and peaceful.
Nintendo is awfully backwards. The 3DS is region locked to the point a US and EU device can't play local lan games together.
They're the console version of the Green Party ;-)
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