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Octodad: Dadilest Catch
I bought this game on Steam as an early father's day present to myself. Steam was running their summer sale and I had looked at the title of this game, but I hadn't watched the trailer once I did I knew I had to have it. It is an amazingly unique hilariousl...
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Controlling VLC via Python and some AHK
I've got an Arduino with an LCD. Previously I developed a Python application which connected via serial and showed songs playing and let me change the track and volume through the magic of CMUS. CMUS is a wonderful music program, for *NIX systems. If you ar...
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Arduino LCD Shield
Replacement Resistors A while back my LCD Shield had an incident in my backpack and the blue contrast adjustment snapped off. I couldn't find it, it must have walked off. I was set to order a new one.  Ordered a new one from China, but I found the old broke...
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A Python BBS!!!!
Unlike U2, I've found what I'm looking for: https://github.com/jquast/x84/tree/master/x84/default I just found this via /r/bbs and I've been looking for something exactly like this for a while. It was dead simple to get up and running locally. I installed p...
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Getting Scrapy, a web crawler framework, working on Windows 8.1
First get setuptools installed to use PyPi: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/setuptools#windows-powershell-3-or-later This assumes you have python aliased to your instance of python in your environment: (Invoke-WebRequest https://bootstrap.pypa.io/ez_setup.py)....
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New Phone
My BLU Android phone recently developed a screen crack, which set a new personal record for phone ownership length. I had only had the phone for two months before the screen cracked. Previously I had an ZTE which developed a problem with the touch screen on...
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Windows Host to Linux Guest Named Pipe on VirtualBox
It is fairly simple just open settings: Then you can connect via PUTTY on Windows and cat to or from /dev/ttyS0 and see the results.
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Computer Games - Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic
I have a serious problem. I've got a backlog of games requiring my attention that I have not started, or started and forgotten where I was, or finish. I'm going to attempt to play through my backlog until I finish the game, main story quest or am completely...
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Quest for art tool for my BBS
In the quest to customize my BBS I wanted to update the art.  This looked promising:  http://tetradraw.sourceforge.net/ Downloaded it with yaourt. It had some errors. tetraview didn't seem to open the existing .asc * Error in `tetraview': realloc(): inval...
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Fixing problems with a black box application, strace
If you don't know about this command you should: strace  - trace system calls and signals You can see which files a specific program touches and a lot, lot more. Here is a blog that goes into more than sufficient detail about the topic: http://chadfowler.co...
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MUD
Progress on the MUD has been put on hold for a bit. The past month or two have been pretty busy with work, family and friends. Personal projects take a back seat to real life events. Also I've been rethinking using Node. I might switch to Python. I just pic...
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I'm a computer programmer who has been coding since the 80's. I spend most of my free time with my family and writing little programs. I'm an adult fan of Lego. I am super enthusiastic about robots and random gadgets. Visit me at carl.burksbrand.com
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