Archive for May, 2016

Dragon Detection Project Update

Dragon Detection Project Update

As previously mentioned the Dragonboard project is mostly getting documented over at Element14 as it’s about electronic and coding. The source code can be found on github. So far I’ve got the GPIO (general purpose inputs and outputs) working, lighting

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Decluttering the Shed – How to Build Tool Racks and Organise your Workshop

Decluttering the Shed - How to Build Tool Racks and Organise your Workshop

My workshop is often a complete mess. I put tools down and get called away, I buy a load of scrap or bits and pieces for projects and then pile them up in the corners, on the floor and, too

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Dragon Detector Progress

Dragon Detector Progress

For the Dragon Detector project I’ve been looking at my pre-requisites for making the project work. Internet connectivity Webcam Python OpenCV GPIO I’ve managed to get all of these installed and working. As the articles are quite technical and software

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Traditional Oak and Timber Co

Traditional Oak and Timber Co

Traditional Oak & Timber Co (or Tradoak) is a family run business started by Neil Peskett in 1992. Today’s interview is with Russell Peskett who joined his Dad in 2008 and now does most of the day-to-day work and managerial

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Gnomes and Dragons

Gnomes and Dragons

Gnomes Last weekend was the Gnome Street Gnome workshop. The setup of the Pi took some time but we eventually got going and had some success with the sensors and audio output controlled by Node-Red. There was some great feedback

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