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Peter Shankles
Works at Georgia Institute of Technology
Attends Georgia Institute of Technology
Lived in Knoxville, TN
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Sunset over San Diego
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So I'm wanting to take tracking info from a GPS module and transfer via GSM to a server. Does anyone know if this has been done / is there a tutorial? Thanks!
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https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/opentracker-v2-arduino-based-gps-glonass-tracker-with-free-tracking-service

It's more than you ask for, but might be a good source of information... 
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You were talking about growing plants. here's a way to do that with a raspberry pi!
 
More improvements to my Raspberry Pi-based home automation. I looked at a number of options for monitoring water levels in the reservoirs for my plants -- including this "plant wall". A fairly robust solution is to measure water level using a Ping ultrasonic sensor in a manner similar to this excellent article: http://www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/2012/12/ultrasonic-distance-measurement-using-python-part-1/ However; I am using the 3-wire version of the sensor: http://www.parallax.com/product/28015 I simply adapted the Python code in the article to switch the single sensor lead between GPIO.IN & GPIO.OUT as required. Electrons are faster than sound waves. ;D

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It's done! built this from an old Motobecane frame.
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I'm glad I got in when I did. My test scores weren't that high.
 
Thousands of students received their admission decisions over the weekend. The average SAT score of applicants: 2185. The average ACT score: 32.  But the best part was the reactions! It feels good to say #IGotIn to Georgia Tech.

Thanks for sharing this video with us, Kathryn!
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Goat riding a guy riding a bike
Video: Goat riding a guy riding a bike

Hm... Why not ... not the strangest thing I have seen today
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I think it's front hooves are tied together but it does seem to be enjoying it : )
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going to the Smokies for a nice spring hike.
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Damn nature, you scary!

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Gonzo's evil twin
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Homemade hard apple cider!
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    Polymer, Fiber Engineering, 2008 - present
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  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    Teaching Assistant, 2009 - present
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