It has been 2 months since my last post, and for good reason. I’ve not done much to my BrickPi in that time thanks to my other university modules. But that’s not to say I’ve done nothing. (more…)
Tag Archive: Raspberry Pi
I’ve had my Pi now for just under 6 months, however for half of that it was in Carlisle while I was in Oxford, and for the two months after that I was too busy to do anything with it; as this was a typical student summer for me: sorting the stuff I’d brought back to Carlisle; packing to back to Derby; and upgrading, fixing and building PCs for family and friends. All that normally keeps me busy enough, but a new addition for this summer was my part-time work at the Pinegrove Hotel, so what little time I had remaining was used to recuperate from all the aforementioned.
Now I’m back in Derby and have my Pi with me, I’ve finally got around to using it properly. My Dissertation piece is going to be based around a robot controllable from the web, but for assembly by an end user with no knowledge of programming or electronics, while still being customisable (i.e. not locking them to a specific form or set of tasks). (more…)
I am a windows guy and that will not change, no matter how much Microsoft mess up the UI. I run Windows 8.1 Update 1 as my main operating system.
But I am yielding and learning to use Linux. I’d not really used it before as it didn’t do what I wanted in an operating system (more…)