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Archive for the ‘Hardware Development’ Category

Relay based computers…

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/05/20

Cool hardware: [WayBack] click-click-click-click-click-CHUNK… – Joe C. Hecht – Google+

Sources:

–jeroen

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On my reading list: stuff on U-Boot, Device-Tree, etc

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/05/08

For my reading list:

It might be that Mender 1.7 and up support OpenSuSE:

via:

DTB = Device Tree Blob

–jeroen

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Repurposing Old Smartphones for Home Automation | Linux.com | The source for Linux information

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/03/13

Interesting read and watch:

At the recent Embedded Linux Conference and OpenIoT Summit, Mozilla Technical Evangelist Dietrich Ayala proposed a simple and affordable solution to home automation: A discarded smartphone can handle some of the most useful home automation tasks without requiring expensive hubs and sensors — or risking data security in the cloud.

Source: [WayBackRepurposing Old Smartphones for Home Automation | Linux.com | The source for Linux information.

Via Ruurd Pels.

GitHub Repository  autonome/context by autonome (Dietrich Ayala)

–jeroen

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Smart idea: powering a stack of Raspberry Pi using 2.1mm barrel connector splitter…

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/02/20

Smart idea by [WayBacktinspin/rupy: Async. HTTP & NoSQL Distr. VHost PaaS at [WayBack687474703a2f2f686f73742e727570792e73652f636c75737465722e6a7067 (480×640):

Apart from one part I found on Amazon, most parts (and more if you want to built it for instance inside a case) can be obtained from [WayBackDC : Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits, see the pictures and links below.

I think [WayBackpower supply options for multiple PIs – Raspberry Pi Forums got inspired by this or vice versa.

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Insentricity :: Adding Solid-State Storage to an Original IBM PC ::

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/02/19

Can you imagine MS-DOS 6.2 recognising an 8 gigabyte SD card and allowing it to format it with multiple 2 gigabyte partitions?

Keeping old stuff working: [WayBackInsentricity :: Adding Solid-State Storage to an Original IBM PC :: with these nice links:

–jeroen

via: [WayBack] There was a lot of interest in how I added solid-state storage when I was tweeting about it a few weeks ago, now you can see… – Chris Osborn – Google+

 

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