Exeter Pi Jam – October 2017

  Spent this morning up at Exeter Library for the Raspberry Pi jam run by 2.times do.  This month was really busy with lots of Pi’s, robots and other projects, learning and hacking going on. There is now an interactive art exhibit outside the Rougemont room  a sort of musical instrument / technology combination.  This…

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Experimenting with irc bots

  The November issue of Linux voice (soon to be integrated with Linux Magazine) had a tutorial on creating a simple IRC bot.  (ircbot1.py) I have been experimenting with this and have put the code on github various irc chat botshttps://github.com/zleap/irc_bots1 forks.0 stars.0 open issues.Recent commits: add comments re webcam, paul Sutton Merge branch 'master'…

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Minecraft Pi GUI

The Minecraft-Pi GUI program I started working on a while back is now in its own DEDICATED git repository. tkinter gui program to interact with minecraft pi editionhttps://github.com/zleap/minecraftpi-gui0 forks.0 stars.0 open issues.Recent commits: update to the dev version, paul dev version has flat world with tnt blocks that explode whenh it with sword, paul added…

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I love free software 2016

Dear Free Software lovers, Last year on “I love Free Software” day we rocked the internet and showed the world how important Free Software is for us. Countless people in social networks and blogs praised various projects or aspects of Free Software. Our sister organisation initiated the cryptovalentine activity, and the EFF used this day…

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Adventures with Arduino Part 24

Further to part 22 of this blog series.  I have now, through a lot of trial, error, hacking and experimentation with code got to the point where the LCD screen now displays wet or dry depending on the value of the analogue input. The code is below, it isn’t perfect but this works, so I…

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