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I can think of a lot of ways to play...but this seems like a terrible idea #GameKicks
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It certainly is :D
 
Google Cast is awesome!
A few synced, $35 audio repeaters can turn any home into a party house.
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Any signs that Sonos will add Cast capabilities to all it's speakers? :/
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Look ma, no hands!

We are living in exciting times. With the magic of the cloud, powered by Particle.io and #Firebase  you can hook up your IoT devices without any own infrastructure. Data just flows from my sensor to the Particle Photon board, then up to the #Particle Cloud which webhooks into Firebase to store the data point. Firebase Hosting in the end allows me to set up a snazzy real-time enabled visualization for the data I collect.

Check it out here https://cloud-geiger.firebaseapp.com/ (looks like I'm not transforming into the Hulk today :D)
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Or a plain old ESP8266
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BLE tagged my coffee mug to deter coffee mug robbers  (yes, the tag has a buzzer)

Yes, I have issues...but I guess I'm working at the right place :D

#PinkyAndTheBrain  
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+Phil Barrett it's a AKMW-iB001M
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I need your support

Most of you probably know that OctoPrint’s development has been heavily sponsored by BQ since August 2014, mostly by employing me (Gina Häußge) full time for working on it. If you've been following OctoPrint since before that, you've seen what enormous change in pace that has allowed me to achieve and what it has made possible. To give just one example, the plugin system was a behemoth to implement and I wouldn't have been able to make it this powerful without being able to concentrate on it exclusively.

All this would not have been possible if OctoPrint hadn't become my full time project. It wouldn't have been possible if I'd had to try to get this work done on evenings, weekends or my vacations, constantly losing focus and having to recover my steps. So far, the bill for this heavy involvement on my part has been paid by BQ. And if you look into the commit history, it becomes pretty evident how heavy that involvement really is. Sadly, due to reasons that are beyond my control, BQ’s patronage is not possible much longer. I'm indescribably grateful they've sponsored my work for as long as they did, and I fully understand the reason why that's simply not possible any more now.

I think I've created a very powerful piece of software here. I enjoy working on it, I enjoy helping people by enabling them to optimize and automate their 3d printing workflow, on top of remote controlling and monitoring their machines. I would love to continue to work full time on OctoPrint, to keep implementing the many ideas I've envisioned for it but have not yet gotten around to, like a way more granular access control system, even more extendability, making it easier to support additional printer protocols via plugins and so on. But since I have bills to pay, it isn't enough for me to love what I'm doing here, I also need to be able to afford that dedication. In a nutshell, it is plain impossible for me to spend this much time and energy on something that is not my job.

You've seen what I've been able to do over the past couple of years. I promise you that if I'm able to continue working at this level of involvement, more awesome things are going to happen. If you love OctoPrint and believe in its potential and my skills to get it there, please consider supporting me on Patreon.

My contract with BQ ends in a couple of weeks. I should hopefully still be able to continue working on OctoPrint for some time after this, to see if it becomes financially viable to commit to do this long term through community funding.

If it doesn't, I'll have to find myself a regular full time job again, and - to be completely honest here - that would probably be the end of my involvement in OctoPrint. I maintained and developed this project for one and a half years next to a full time day job as a software architect before I got hired by BQ, and from that experience I know that this won't work. I can't do this properly as an after-hours/weekend side project, and I also won't attempt that anymore considering what it did to my life and health the last time. I'm telling you this because I think I have to give you all the facts to enable you to see the whole picture and to make an informed decision, and this is sadly how things are.

But no matter how things turn out, OctoPrint will of course stay open source, and you’ll always have what’s already there to use and improve on, even if I have to step away from it.

TLDR Please support me on Patreon.

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Meanwhile in #Finland. "Everything that could possibly exist, is on the Internet" True, very true.
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Quick trip to #LA. I have to say I really really like #Southwest ...even if their jokes are canned. It's still a nice change of pace.
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It's about time! #GameOfThrones   #Season6  
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I absolute love the #Particle Cloud (and their Photon boards) makes it so easy to hookup personal IoT projects to the Cloud. Publishing events and variables is super easy.

Voila! This is my personal cloud enabled #Geiger Counter (this one is actually not a proper Geiger-Müller counter but uses a photo-diode to detect Gamma rays, I might opt for an upgrade with a real tube later).
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Every time I check Adafruit the feather boards seem to be sold out :(

The kit itself is not all that expensive. Paid 30 pounds for the DIY kit off eBay. My sensor is semiconductor based and does not include a traditional Geiger tube. The device does not contain any hazardous or radioactive materials...so yes I guess you could take it on a plane.
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That was unexpected. #ChocolateRain  
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I've made a huge mistake. Should have lost the shorts before boarding the plane to bloody cold London 😁
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I work in London, and if I was allowed to wear shorts at work I would have worn them today. 
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  • Google
    Technical Solutions Consultant, 2015 - present
  • Evoreto UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
    Big Cheese, 2015
  • RWTH Aachen - BitStars
    Student Research Assistant, 2012 - 2015
  • FH Aachen - DVZ
    Student Research Assistant, 2011 - 2012
  • RWTH Aachen - AVT PT
    Student Research Assistant, 2007 - 2011
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It's me. Maui.

This is my private profile. Opinions expressed are solely my own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of my employer.
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Android GDE, Developed one of the first G+ extensions for Chrome (+Photo Zoom)
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  • FH Aachen
    Computer Science, 2009 - 2015
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    Computer Science, 2007 - 2009
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