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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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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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XY problem

XY problem The XY problem is a communication problem encountered in help desk and similar situations in which the real issue, X, of the person asking for help is obscured, because instead of asking directly about issue X, they ask … Continue reading

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Splendid Chaps – Twelve/Music

❝ After nearly five years, and just before the debut of a new Thirteenth Doctor, hosts Ben McKenzie, John Richards and Petra Elliott return to the original Splendid Chaps Doctor/Theme format to discuss Peter Capaldi and music in Doctor Who! … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Series 11

Doctor Who – Series 11 The eleventh series of the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who is set to premiere on 7 October 2018, and will consist of ten episodes. The series will be the first to be led … Continue reading

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The New Legends of Monkey – Season 1

The New Legends of Monkey is a television series inspired by Monkey, a Japanese production from the 1970s and 80s which garnered a cult following in New Zealand, Australia, England and South Africa. The Japanese production was based on the … Continue reading

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