Or ‘how to stop worrying and love WiFi’ or how to get WiFi if nothing else works – read on: I’m calling this a Wi-Fi cheat – with the Raspberry Pi – Motorola lapdock combination I’ve been having problems getting the Edimax micro wireless adapter to work. I think it’s a power issue – the […]
How much of a real space mission could we pay for with the budget of a Star Trek film? crowdsourcing space, one small step at a time.
This year for father’s day I bought my Dad a Raspberry Pi – as I was lucky enough to grow up in a house filled with computers, it was nice to return the favour! He’s working on a project to drive a solenoid-activated pipe organ using the GPIO pins on the Pi. To this end […]
Here’s a recipe for EU opt-in cookies You can control the level of gooey-ness by altering the amount of condensed milk. You might also need to bake for a bit longer than 20 minutes as the blueberries make it a bit soggy (and I got carried away as I love blueberries). I wasn’t able to […]
I like Lego, and I like miniature ARM based low cost PCs, so I’ve combined both with a Lego Raspberry Pi case: I wanted to mount the Pi vertically to show off the intricately beautiful circuit board (and possibly to take up less space, but this thing is tiny!) and I’ve used window bricks that […]
See the below from my Dad: Dear AllI was shocked when I took a small amount of lead tubing to our local scrapyard last week.The metal fetched £2.50 / Kg now and I came away with over £60 in cash.I was shocked that it is so easy to get cash – just a name and […]
Film photography is slow, expensive, limited and prone to mistakes, errors and fogged film. However it’s also a rather joyful experience with random surprises thrown in from time to time. Being able to take only 10 or 11 precious shots at a time and then having to wait ages to get your photos back makes a contrast […]
CHDK – the Canon Hack Development Kit is a very neat bit of software that allows you to add lots of new and exciting features to Canon compact cameras, and is something I’ve been wanting to try out for ages. I’ve been on the lookout for a cheap as chips digital camera for a while […]
e-petitions: what the UK government got wrong with the new e petition system, and what they can do to fix it.
There’s been lots of bad news from the Horn of Africa recently – with the UN officially declaring it a famine (first time since the 1980s). You can donate via the Disasters Emergency Committee who are co-ordinating the relief effort from the UK. For the first time they are now accepting donations via SMS text […]