Cymplecy (Simplesi)

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Robot Violence for Entertainment/STEM

As you may have noticed, I’ve posted a few tweets against programming/building robots whose primary purpose is to inflict violence on other robots. So I’d like to explain (in >140 chars) why I’m so...

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SKYQ LIRC config file

I’m playing around a lot with LIRC on the Pi and as part of that I’ve produced a fully working SKYQ /etc/lirc/lircd.conf file. It turns out that SKYQ boxes are using RC6-6-28 with no...

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Point a Robot Arm at the ISS

Having built a Robot Arm using a 3D printer and some servos, I wanted to get it to do some simple pointing at astronomical objects and the idea for pointing at the ISS as it orbits around...

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Modifying Scratch On Raspberry Pi for GPIO

I’ve been have a discussion via DM on twitter with David Whaley (@whaleygeek) about producing a modification of Scratch that has native blocks for GPIO (particularly for robot motor controls) Enchanting is an example...

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Limited PiZero Production

Now, although someone who knows the true situation might be able to negate this post, since no-one with any true knowledge is allowed or willing to speak out let just assume that Occam’s Razor applies....

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SkyQ Problems

I just had SkyQ installed today and I though I’d give others a heads up as it is basically totally incompatibile with my existing AV distributions system around the house ! So I had 2...