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Prism break

If you haven’t heard about the Prism scandal, you should read a bit about it. But basically, numerous large companies based in the US have allowed private information of their users to be accessible to the government (the NSA, to

Posted in Friendica, Ideas, Open source, Privacy, Projects, Raspberry Pi, Technology, Uncategorized

Floppy drive music

I knew this could be done! … Game of Thrones’ main theme played by 6 floppy drives. Enjoy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYQWLlBz8hE&feature=youtu.be&t=7m27s (1155)

Posted in Awesome, Music, Technology

Peer to peer in JavaScript

I just came across PeerJS – Peer-to-peer JavaScript library. Great to see this kind of API available, hope  we will soon see some real-world applications. (975)

Posted in Awesome, Programming, Technology, Web development

Project idea – Fixing the ISS

There is an interesting project for your next free weekend – fixing the ISS by inventing a solar panel positioning algorithm. Sounds fun! http://hackaday.com/2013/01/19/write-code-fix-the-space-station-win-10000/ For more information: http://www.topcoder.com/iss/ (982)

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Inferno vs. Java

An interesting read back from the year 1996 about Inferno vs. Java – http://doc.cat-v.org/inferno/historical_documents/website/infernojava Infernos with its programming language (Limbo) seemed like such an awesome project. Why did it not take off and why do we use Java instead? I

Posted in Open source, PicoPosts, Programming, Technology

Plan 9 on Raspberry Pi – done

Finally got it working. All it needed was a 2+ GB SD card and not only 1 GB, which resulted in a restart-loop with error messages not far from “Something is broken! Panic!”. Next on my agenda – hook up

Posted in Raspberry Pi, Technology

Raspberry Pi case

It is finally here! My new Raspberry Pi case. You can buy it here – http://www.emko.cz/katalog/it-skrine/mini-itx-skrine/em-raspberry-little-case-b (8636)

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Distributed Pi

Plan 9 – distributed operating system, now ported to Raspberry Pi. http://bendyworks.com/geekville/lab_projects/2012/11/getting-plan-9-running-on-the-raspberry-pi …newly on my ToDo list. (1043)

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Raspberry Pi – sound HOW-TO

Here are a few pointers on how to make the sound work on Raspberry Pi. I’ve gathered these bits and pieces along the way of using this tiny computer. First of all – Arch Linux for ARM (i.e. alarm) is

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Raspberry Pi @ home

Finally! Raspberry Pi with 512 MB of RAM is here, in my hands! Let the fun begin… (889)

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