Debian : Getting Started – 3

  Further to my previous post on getting started with Debian.  Once you are up and running and want to help with development there seems to be a multitude of options in terms of programming languages. In terms of Kernel development and CLI tool development then C seems is the primary option, you should therefore.  …

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ToriOS : Development tools

ToriOS : Development tools Further to my previous post on getting involved with ToriOS.  We have come up with the following list of the languages, tools, libraries that are used by ToriOS.  This list is not exhaustive.   All that is covered here are tools for development.  If you would like to help with Testing or…

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South Devon Tech Jam – May 2019 – Write up.

SOUTH DEVON TECH JAM WRITE UP – MAY 2019 This months tech jam was fairly busy. Firstly we had Paul, who Lucy met at the Exeter Pi Jam  come down to help us with the electronics side of the Cloud Lamp project.  Great progress was made but a  little more work to do on this…

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South Devon Tech Jam – May 2019

South Devon Tech Jam – May 11th 2019 South Devon Tech Jam, is a small group of enthusiasts, who organise monthly informal and friendly sessions for anyone interested in technology, regardless of age or ability. We hope those who attend our sessions will enjoy learning new skills and sharing experiences about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts…

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Libreoffice – images

  Another issue with Libreoffice 5.2 on Debian is that sometimes images are not displayed within a document.  They are there,  but are replaced with what appears to be a placeholder. To fix this goto Tools menu and select Options. Then go to Libreoffice-Writer -> View From here make sure that Images and Objects is…

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Debian Promotion 2

  My project to create a presentation for Debian seems to be going really well.  While I am  using Overleaf for this, I can compile from the command line in the usual way as well as using TeXStudio to create a pdf.  Shows the power and flexibility of LaTeX for publishing. I have received lots…

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Debian Promotion

Debian Promotion In an effort to help promote the Debian Operating system, I had a look for some suitable presentations.  It seems, that the last one produced was back in 2013, others are not in English. which is understandable as Debian has a world wide development community. I decided to create my own.  Started with…

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Article 13 EU copyright directive

Accident 13   The European Union are currently in the process of implementing a legislative for a new copyright law. Part of the process are so called “upload filters” in Artikel 13 of that law proposal. These upload filters would require that every media that gets uploaded to any platform or website by anyone needs…

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Essential digital skills framework

  Looks like the Digital Skills Framework has been updated : (12/9/2018) Looks pretty straightforward. Makes interesting reading and some of the statistics are interesting too.   Not sure if these are based on people who have ‘bits of paper’ or from other research. I am sure that I am able to do the following :-…

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Futurelearn course update May 2018

  I have decided to undertake my next future learn course ‘Teaching programming in Primary Schools‘.  This covers using scratch to create simple and more complex programs.  It is designed also cover the basic concepts in programming. Hopefully I can not only use what is taught to  help me as a Teaching Assistant in schools…

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