Firefly QOTD

Fans want to watch their shows. They’ll pay to make that happen. Everything else is mired in entrenched interests. Find a way to make that happen and we’ll all agree that Firefly jumped the shark during its seventh season. Via: http://kickingbear.com/blog/archives/305 »

Interesting Links from Maker Faire

http://www.oyoglasses.com/ - Personalized, 3D printed glasses. Signed up for the beta. I already want, want, want.http://myrobotnation.com - Make a robot via a gui tool, submit it and they print it with a 3D printer and mail it to you. http://cubify.com/cube/ - A 3D printer designed for 'home use'.http://tinkercad.com - Simple 3D 'CAD' program + design sharing website + printing/shipping (via sites likes Ponoko) or printing at home via STL download. http://store. »

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Axiom

Email delivery will screw you when you least expect it. »

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Round Down

Round down, thinking down, frown down, upside down. Pills down, water down, sinking down, goose down. Tomorrow up? »

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Arduino 101

I wanted to play around with controling something throught the Arduino. This circuit allows you to control the speed of the DC motor via the potentiometer. Random Notes/Thoughts: New values from the pot are sent to serial. Nothing is sent if the value doesn't change. The motor pin is only updated if the value changes. This is probably a useless 'optimization'. 250ms seems like a good sleep time. Here is the sketch: »

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Logglier 0.1.1 released

Issues: Catch errors when pushing via HTTP. Now catch more HTTP, SSL and other errors Re-factor to isolate common http delivery mechanisms. »

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Logglier v0.1.0 Released

Includes asynchronous delivery of log messages, via a separate delivery thread, when the :threaded => true option is passed. Gem Code »

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