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Documentation! It's not like gold, maybe another rare metal though...

The A6 edition is sold by RadioShack. (I assume that that might be a result of some kind of an agreement between CircuitCo and RadioShack -- not sure how all the rights management might work out, at that, though)

http://www.elinux.org/Beagleboard:BeagleBoneBlack#Hardware_Files

Also GitHub: https://github.com/CircuitCo/BeagleBone-Black/
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+Sean Champ - the kits sold at RadioShack are a product of Makershed.com
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It's taken a full weekend and some study time, to install a Debian OS onto my BeagleBone Black. I'm not so much disappointed with that much. It's a learning process. Here's some notes I've developed, in the process of that as such.

http://biontblog.blogspot.com/2014/04/recovery-log-for-beaglebone-black.html
Ed. Note: I've discovered that the 'power' button on a BeagleBoard functions much like a PC's 'power' button. "Lessons learned,"  and a new one on top of that, the following "Recovery log" about my BeagleBoard is now obsolete...
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A team of researchers from MIT and Harvard have found a new way to use solar energy -- [spoiler] using the solar radiation qualities of solar energy, in a "new" and novel way -- not just the conventional solar photovoltaic qualities, which solar power systems might typically be seen to use.

http://phys.org/news/2014-04-switchable-material-harness-power-suneven.html
It's an obvious truism, but one that may soon be outdated: The problem with solar power is that sometimes the sun doesn't shine.
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Starting a device recovery log for my BeagleBone Black
SSH Session on BeagleBone Black - First Boot I recently purchased a BeagleBone Black A6. On "Boot one" of the device, I logged in and ran a few shell commands, to determine some more information about the system configuration...
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Upgrading my BeagleBone Black.

The mechanical pencil, pictured, had served to be of some use for ensuring that the board's "Boot" button was pressed when powering up the board – with a microSD card installed into the board's card reader, the card configured such that it can be used as an upgrade source medium, in a BeagleBone Black.
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I've finally got this little engine configured into a usable baseline device. Not pictured: That Debian GNU Linux is installed on "One of those chips, for real."
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So, I've just discovered that the 'power' button on a BeagleBoard functions much like a PC's 'power' button. Golly, "Don't I feel special."

So, in short: All my anxious fussing with the thing, over the weekend, thinking that the upgrade to my BeagleBoard's on-board MMC disk image had somehow failed? Nope, it never even started.

Now, though, I've solidly learned a good lesson about the boot-up procedure for the BeagleBoard, and I've found a seriously solid disk image for the thing, one rootfs -- which I've linked to, also with a link to another author's full article about it a la carte at the following page.

"Lessons learned,"  and a new one on top of that, the following "Recovery log" for my BeagleBoard is now obsolete. 

http://biontblog.blogspot.com/2014/04/recovery-log-for-beaglebone-black.html
SSH Session on a BeagleBone Black - "Last known good" configuration for OS on MMC A Developer's Initial User Experience with the BeagleBone Black  I recently purchased a BeagleBone Black A6. On "Boot one" of the device, I log...
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Shell scripts, screenshots, and some little bit of writing between  - version 1.8 of the journal entry I've begun, in troubleshooting a certain boot failure on my BeagleBone Black

http://biontblog.blogspot.com/2014/04/recovery-log-for-beaglebone-black.html
SSH Session on a BeagleBone Black - "Last known good" configuration for OS on MMC A Developer's Initial User Experience with the BeagleBone Black  I recently purchased a BeagleBone Black A6. On "Boot one" of the device, I log...
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SDKs for BeagleBone Platforms, from TI – a manufacturer of microprocessors, such as used on the BeagleBone platform
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[caution : vainglorious self-promotion of own research]
Why finding galaxies involves hunting for smurfs

The "missing satellite" problem doesn't involve Bond villains capturing satellites with a big scary spaceship - it's the ongoing problem that cosmological simulations predict about ten times more satellite companion galaxies of the Milky Way than are actually observed. For a short while, it looked like the Arecibo Galaxy Environment Survey might have found a new nearby blue compact dwarf galaxy. Although it turned out not to be quite so close after all (probably), it's still a pretty interesting little object. And there could still be similar, closer objects hiding in the data.

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http://www.astrorhysy.blogspot.cz/2014/04/hunting-lonely-little-smurf.html
Honestly, this is a science post. The only advantage astrology has over astronomy is that astrologers come up with much better names for things. Whereas astrology gave us constellations with dramatic names like Scorpio and Ca...
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KB Moto Review Subaru is a respected name in cars. From Tim O'Neil's professional rally driving school, in New Hampshire, to the highways of Hawaii, Subarus have been trucking professionals and enthusiasts , families and friends, along the American roadways since the introduction of the Subaru 360, in the late 1960's. Today, with new models such as the BRZ and XV Crosstrek, Subaru promises to hold its own in the modern automobile industry. KB Motorsports, having expanded from their original location near Lake of the Ozarks, now brings the Subaru lineup to Springfield, Missouri, along with a broader selection of domestic and import cars. In order to replace an older car that was having some maintenance issues, I bought a used 2008 Subaru at KB, in 2012. It was my first experience in shopping for a new car. It wasn't difficult to find a great looking car, once I found KB's selection - it was almost like "Love at first sight," with the Subaru I found. With all wheel drive and Subaru's pattened SRS system, it hugs the winding highways and byways like nothing I've ever driven before. I wasn't a hard sell, albeit - I'd done some research. I'd heard of Subaru's reputation with the Tim O'Neil school, moreover, and I was happy with the look and the features of the model I was looking at. Lastly, I felt a sense trust for the professional integrity of the dealership and the staff. (Though it had been something of a rough day for me, that made it a nice day again.) Apples and oranges aside, KB took great care to make it a great experience, from the initial test drive to the deal-closing paperwork, even assisting with selection of insurance options. Though I'd showed up late in the day, KB was patient and helpful. Their expert, professional work has made a distinctly positive impression on me, and I'd say that I may be happier with my car, for it. I look forward to getting some mileage out of my Subaru. Thanks, KB!
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