Exeter Raspberry Pi jam Feb 2018

Exeter Raspberry Pi jam Saturday 3rd Feb 2018 sees the next Raspberry Pi jam taking place at Exeter Library,   as usual the will have Pi’s, Micro:bits, Arduino, electronics etc.  So lots of hacking, learning and fun, as well as the usual chat, help, advice and support. Should be good.    See you between 10 and…

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Tech Jam – Jan 2018 write up.

January 2018 We set the room up as usual and implemented a new table layout for the Physical computing are, which myself and Matthew worked out in Early December 2017. This worked really wall as the horseshoe shape allowed 3 sides to get access to hardware while leaving a larger area, sectioned off with chairs…

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OggCamp 2018

  OGG CAMP 2018 I am re-posting this to my blog, having found it on Google+ .  This means it will get re-posted to G+ and also posted to my JoinDiaspora account. Do you OggCamp? If so, you might be interested…. OggCamp, the premier unconference celebrating Free Culture, Free and Open Source Software, hardware hacking,…

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Minecraft Pi GUI – Update

Minecraft Pi GUI – Update   Back in 2016 I started work on a Python-Tk program that can interact with Minecraft-pi.  At the time there were a few bugs I got one or two features working. I have now ‘finally’ got round to hacking this further and fixed a few features and tidied up the…

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January 2018 Tech Jam

January 2018 Tech Jam   The next tech jam is on Saturday 13th January 2018.  12:30 to 15:00 This month we have the usual physical computing activities set up We also have Shelley from Encounters Arts dropping in to do a workshop on the Chrysalis mobile hackspace being developed so a good chance to find…

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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 function to allow bot to quit on user…

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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: fix show position and goto position, Paul Sutton update to the dev version, paul dev version has flat world with tnt blocks…

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Projects update June 21 2016

I seem to have been busy with a few things over the last few days.  Firstly as my Arduino clock has failed (basically the time needs re-setting ).  I decided to therefore use the breadboard for something else.  I also need the LCD display for another project. I found instructions for a HC-SR04 triggered alarm…

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