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My Robot and Other Stuff
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Maker Movement, DIY, open source, Electronics, 3-D printing, Robots, computers, Everything
Maker Movement, DIY, open source, Electronics, 3-D printing, Robots, computers, Everything

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What He Said
A friend of Mine wrote a great article about disability rights I suggest you go and have a read. New Matilda.com: Removing Ramps And Silencing Disability Issues By Ryan Struk

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Abbott Government Bullshit
Something that has been in the news all week is the “shocking” revelation that some Australians have left to fight in conflicts in Syria and Iraq . Sounds bad, but it is not something new. Young and stupid men have always gone off to the world’s trouble spo...

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Meet Cyclops!
Over the past couple of weeks Nick has been playing around with an AI vision library called Open CV with the Emgu .NET wrapper. Anyway he finally got it to recognise a circular object and this morning he created a 3-D printed mount to attach his web cam to ...

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The Evitable Conflict*
The recent loss of a court case for Google and the current protests by cab drivers against Uber are two examples of a coming conflict between a new technological elite and what could be termed as the old world. The old world represents the physical, the sta...

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Raspberry Pi Static IP with Wi-Fi and Ethernet and a Free Set of Steak Knives! (Not Really)
I’ve been a bit sick for the past couple of days so I haven’t been blogging much. Although, I have found a bit of time to play around with my Raspberry Pi. I usually log onto the Pi using SSH or sometimes use VNC. For both of these it is useful to have a st...

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It's ALIVE!
The BonsaiBot prototype is finally together and driving around. Most of it was developed from scratch. It was designed by Nick Fryer and Peter McKenzie using 3-D printed and laser cut parts. That blue 3-D printed box in the front of the robot is for the ele...

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GM Bullshit – Dick Shit More Like…
I was watching Landline yesterday and there was an interview with Paul Copemen one of the guys behind the recent anti-GM lawsuit. Mr Copemen is general manager of NCO , the agency responsible for anti-GM certification in Australia. Steve Marsh is suing form...

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Markets...
Markets are a little bit like oxygen you need it to survive but too much is deadly. The market was not a deliberate creation it has always existed ever since somebody traded a sheep for a goat (they got ripped off). The rich and powerful along with multinat...

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Things That Drive Me Nuts - Aggressive Marketing
I am a big fan of open source software (mostly because it’s free ;) and I also really hate purchasing something that I really don’t need or in a perfect world shouldn’t exist. An example of this is antivirus software. The super paranoid part of me believes ...
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