Good meet, with our youngest attendee yet. Focussing on Minecraft Pi edition and the ways to interact with it in Python. Recipe cards for Minecraft can be found here: http://arghbox.wordpress.com/2014/04/25/minecraft-pi-recipe-cards/
Redis An advanced Key value store. Raspberry Pi powered home automation (central heating and Velux windows): http://tommybobbins.github.io/redistalk/
Meeting topic: MQTT Presenting: Jon Details to follow, but this will be a brief overview of the MQTT protocol.
Gentle introduction to using git and github.com for source code control. Slides are found here: http://tommybobbins.github.io/git-guide/ Please excuse the vulgarities. Roger Dudler has a potty mouth. Feel free to fork. Pull requests will be gratefully accepted! https://github.com/tommybobbins/git-guide
As nothing had been planned, it was decided to have a Pi based meet. Martin updated the progress on his Skynet robotics Tim showed us his Minecraft scripts – TNT floors! He also attempted a demonstration of the ball drop experiment, but unfortunately this wasn’t prepared beforehand so was missing […]
This meeting we took a look at the new SteamOS, the version used was YeOlde SteamOSe http://directhex.github.io/steamos-installer/ this was used as it had a regular Linux kernel not a cut down one like the official one. Overall most were impressed with the progress of the OS.
Host: Dave Nelson This is a copy of the talk I gave to the Rossendale Linux User Group on Monday 28th October 2013, the topic is “Radio on Linux” intending to provide an overview of some of the amateur radio and software define radio technologies I have been playing with during the […]
Host: Tim Gibbon Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It’s intended for artists, designers, hobbyists and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments. It’s based on the Atmel ATMega RISC based Microcontroller. It has Analogue and Digital I/O. The platform is […]
Good session with lots discussed, Tims cat hating Pi projects and his future intentions to utilised RFID to read the petchip 😉 Jon brought along his shrimp to fix the user error and managed to get the blink sketch working perfectly. Planning also went into the topic of […]
Good social meeting, with Martin, Craig, Tim and Jon present. A lot of discussion around the Arduino and Pi projects going on. Martin is going to build a Robot (is this the start of Skynet?).