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Well, enough of my fun with electronics, I just picked up a new educational toy for my daughters.  If you have not see littlebits check out www.littlebits.cc.  If you look to get something here is a discount code below that helps me and you get more littlebits for the little ones.
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Dude you are a very cool dude (but I already knew that). My uncle bought me a chemistry set and a microscope when I was 10. He was a veterinarian but its the same thing sharing a cool toy that provides a learning skill is a gift that gives forever
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I am super stoked about all the changes in the micro-controller space.  Look at this new raspberry-pi in sim style - and all those GPIO headers:
http://www.raspberrypi.org/raspberry-pi-compute-module-new-product/

Look at this cool shrunk arduino:
http://techcrunch.com/2014/03/21/microview-shrinks-arduino-into-a-teeny-weenie-oled-module/

more projects for the weekend..  I really really need that 3d printer now!!!
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This was a fun project from adafruit using their Trinket based on Atmel ATtiny85, that they use in their wearable electronics section.  I wanted more sensor data around the house on the cheap before I go all out with the Bluetooth LE and/or CC3000 on an UNO.  Using the Trinket made total sense to me to warm up the family to more crazy jumper wires and displays laying around the house.  One downside is that uncommon guests look at you a little weird and ask questions probing if your into making other things that go boom.  These have been running like soldiers slightly sensitive to current issues (like when the high speed blender kicks on the same circuit).  Nice thing about these over the PI and Beaglebone is its just a simple micro-controller and no fsck is needed if power is an issue.  time to shop for some CC3000 and Bluetooth LE hardware now and a few more UNOs.
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Oh it will totally blend. :)
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happy world arduino day 2014 makers/hackers/tinkerers
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I really enjoy how much this crew loves noise makers, cyber punk and sharing knowledge in a fun way.
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Sadly first time at fry's. I wish I would have come here sooner
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nice - i may have to swing by tonight before i head out to the airport.
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OpenBSD team at it again, Making the digits we exchange safer for everyone:
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OpenBSD 5.5 pre-order is up!
* pf new queueing system
* OpenSSH 6.6
*  vxlan
* and lots of other cool things!
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Nope, just using OpenBSD with pf and dhcp and bind.. I don't think I'm doing much else with it.  Just a basic setup.
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Yes!!! A MSATA drive to complement my intel SSD. Going to move /home to this piece of sand and free up my OS drive.
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wow that was easy.  partition, format with ext4, set discard on the mount and rsync the data over.  going to run on it for a few days and make sure it is good before i blow away the now /oldhome =)
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http://blog.xkcd.com/2014/03/12/what-if-i-wrote-a-book/

Go pre-order this book, just do it, you will be happy.
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I will.
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Kinda like playing with legos that build the internet... Yes that large box is a internet router
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Mmmmm hardware porn.
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Looks yummy. My 3 year old. "My party"
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Wow!! Love it 
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  • experimenting with LISP (http://www.lisp4.net/)
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  • studying Agroforestry
  • working on horizontal top bar bee hives
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    self education, 1978 - present
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  • Rhodes College
    Computer Information Systems, 1999 - 2003
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