Monthly Archives: August 2019

Ubuntu (Zulu/Xhosa, n.)

Ubuntu (Zulu/Xhosa, n.) [ùɓúntʼù] Ubuntu is a Nguni Bantu term meaning “humanity.” It is often translated as “I am because we are,” or “humanity towards others,” but is often used in a more philosophical sense to mean “the belief in … Continue reading

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Pi with sense hat + Arduino with a DS18B20 sensor

Having used the Sense-Hat to record and display temperatures we see that the sensor on the Sense-Hat is impacted by the heat of the Pi. What if we use an external temperature sensor? The board is pretty crowded when the … Continue reading

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Run Nation Film Festival 2019

Run Nation Film Festival 2019 The RunNation Film Festival is the only film festival in Australia dedicated to showing inspirational running films from around the world. We don’t focus just on trails, track, road or ultra running; we focus on … Continue reading

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Wonderland 2019

Event: Wonderland Run Distance: 20km short / 36km long / 63.5km Ultra Date: Sunday the 25th August 2019 Location: Hall Gap, The Grampians Organised by: Big Long Run The Wonderland Run Grampians is a 2km and 8km Saturday afternoon run, … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2019-08-26)

In brief: * Melbourne loses 15bn litres of water annually from logging catchment, study finds (2019-Aug-23) [The Guardian] ❝ Logging is causing Melbourne’s main catchment area to miss out on about 15bn litres of water each year, equivalent to the … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi + DS18B20 Temperature Sensor

HARDWARE: Tested with two DS18B20 temperature probes; 1.) Waterproof DS18B20 Digital Temperature Sensor for Arduino 2.) Digital Temperature Sensor Module. CAT.NO: XC3700 The DS18B20 provides 9 to 12-bit (configurable) temperature readings over a 1-Wire interface, so that only one wire … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi and Arduino Uno

Setup the Raspberry Pi and Arduino Uno A few sources, eg.Connect Your Raspberry Pi and Arduino Uno! [Instructables, ARDUINO 1.6.9] and Program an Arduino UNO with your Raspberry Pi [raspberrypi.org, ARDUINO 1.8.3], are suggesting to use apt-get to install Arduino; … Continue reading

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