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IF EVER a technology were ripe for disruption, it is the microscope. Benchtop microscopes have remained essentially unchanged since the 19th century—their shape a...
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+Robert Barfield yep, you can nominate someone from the link. It's an official Google promo.
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This is something I've been wanting to do with my Pi, as right now it is collecting dust. I thought having every weekend off from now on would give me more time to get stuff done...
 
I just successfully configured my Raspberry Pi to be a WiFi printserver in my network. Details below.
Next step: configure the scanner with a software which allows me to scan directly to a network folder on the touch of a button.
Bonus: I can also print from my android phone now  \o/ The WiFi dongle I used is a bit moody though - I guess I will replace it with ethernet connection again, once I have a permanent place for all of it.

Hardware:
* powered USB Hub (also power source for the Pi)
* Canon Printer/Scanner combo
* Cheap WiFi dongle (Ralink RT5370)
* LAN cable, Keyboard, HDMI cable and second monitor (all of which are used only during setup)

Steps I took:
* Installed fresh Raspian, changed username and pwd, set root pwd
* configured a static IP, activated SSH
* installed CUPS (found help here: http://www.gaducated.com/raspberry-pi-print-and-scan-server-part-2-print-and-airprint-configuration/ )
* Configured Cups via webaccess
* installed WiFi Dongle like described here: ( https://www.modmypi.com/blog/how-to-set-up-the-ralink-rt5370-wifi-dongle-on-raspian ) I still struggled a bit with this one.
* Repeated the static IP configuration for Wireless. Once it worked, detached network cable -> still ok, which is good :)

Total time invested so far: roughly 3 hours. Most of the time spent with struggling installing the WiFi dongle. 
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I'm really curious why the Google+ app for the iPhone is so much better than it is on the Google Nexus S, a phone designed by Google.
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Makes sense. Unfortunately I had to give up my Nexus due to a corroded logic board, and ended up with an iPhone as a replacement. I've been pleasantly surprised so far, but now I need an Android tablet to keep playing Ingress. 
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+rodney mitchell is an amazing D.A.R.E. instructor who could use a Chromebook to make his classes even more engaging and beneficial to his students!
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While researching BeOS drivers for a very old R5 era laptop I acquired, I came across the very article on Ars Technica that introduced me to BeOS all those years ago. Neat!
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Definitely, Haiku runs great on my Core i5 workstation. Interestingly, it wouldn't run on that old laptop (Dell Latitude CPx) because it only has 64MB of RAM. My BeOS R5 Pro disc won't boot on the CD-ROM, so I'm going to try to install from USB if possible. Otherwise I may have to put Windows 98 on it, then install the BeOS 5 Personal Edition, and build a full install from there. Either way, it will run BeOS!
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Playing around with Crunchbang Linux, with about 29 apps running it's still under 1GiB of memory use.
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I've thought about using zram on my Raspberry Pi, but to be honest I haven't touched that little device in about a month. I have plans for it, but for now I'm still working two jobs and until that situation resolves itself I really don't have time for side projects.
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Why is it that when I'm using a Mac I feel an overwhelming urge to post to Twitter instead of Facebook or Google+?
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G+ was cool from moment one.
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General IT, hardware hacking, Unix/Linux, database programming
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Hardware hacker, ex government meat puppet, budding author, dedicated slacker. Yep, I think that about covers it.
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