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Iain McC
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A big, loud, overly opinionated Scotsman.
A big, loud, overly opinionated Scotsman.

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Byte: Raspberry Picraft Weekend - Challenge 3
Challenge 3:   Push button to set a pedestrian crossing time delay Time to try
something different: another real world application involving buttons and
lights is a pedestrian crossing. We’re going to start with the basics of where
we ended Challenge 1. You...

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Long overdue and remarkably respectful. :-)

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Byte: Raspberry Picraft Weekend - Challenge 2
Challenge 2: Push button to work as a
light switch As
impressive as our achievement in the first challenge was, you may have noticed
that whenever you want to turn on a light, you don’t need to stand around
holding the switch down to keep the light on. This...

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Friday is Elite Swag Day!

I think my wallet is safe for another week...

The Dazzle paint job looks a lot better on the Federal Assault Ship, but I don't fly one of those since I'm not a FAS-hole. runs for cover

(Okay, I admit it, I've been saving that pun for a while now :-D )

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Bark: Climb! Climb!
Wow. I've been so out of it lately that it wasn't until after I posted my Raspberry Pi post that I noticed that I haven't blogged once for the entire year up to this point. Suffice to say, there are REASONS, mainly due to some pretty nasty mental health iss...

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Byte: Raspberry Picraft Weekend - Challenge 1
Last weekend I set myself a challenge. With one Raspberry Pi
3B, a breadboard, a GPIO breakout board, four push button switches, four LEDs,
four 100 ohm resistors, a PiCamera module and a handful of jumper wires, how
many different projects could I make? Th...

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Okay, so pretty much everything you need to know about me is contained somewhere in this picture... :-)
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I just realised that my Pi AIY was missing a couple of critical components. But disaster has been averted before I install the software. Phew!
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Check it out! A veritable cardboard Borg Cube of Beauty!
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It's not a proper engineering project unless it involves duct tape. Now just to get the button attached and the software installed, and I should have an AI minion ready to respond to my bidding!
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