In may 2018, durning the bay area Maker Faire in San Francisco, I bought a google AIY Vision Kit. A few weeks later during my 4th week of living in the San Francisco area I decided to put together my google AIY vision kit and mess around with it for a... Read More
On June 9, 2017, My article on everything that went right, wrong, and totally sideways on my laser cutting experiment for the Simon Baruch “Science Fair” was in the official blog/magazine of Make and the Maker Faire,... Read More
This is the third of five articles on my 2017 laser science project “Rock, Paper, Lasers.”
To use this code you should have read part one, for servo control, and part two for laser control.
DO NOT DELETE THE PART OF THE CODE... Read More
This script requires install of the servoblaster program. Please install it into your “pi” home directory as they describe on the servoblaster page.
I used the Adafruit Pan/Tilt servo motor kit and the Miniarduino servo motor kit. They... Read More
This is the second part of a five part article. The first part is HERE, although if you are going to use only the laser parts of the code you can start here. NOTE : PLEASE USE APPROPRIATE GOGGLES. USE LASER SAFETY GOGGLES RATED TO WHICH EVER... Read More
For Mesopotamia :
This page is a great resource, THE WESTERN TRADITION –
Episodes #3 Mesopotamia and #4 From Bronze to Iron are really helpful
If you prefer YouTube -and you don’t mind... Read More
full_msg = “”
for line in sys.stdin
full_msg += line
msg = email.message_from_string(full_msg)
to = msg
fromwho = msg
subject = msg
#make an emty variable for email body
body =... Read More
Problem : our 7″ touchscreen is upside-down if you want to rest it on it’s holder.
We need to edit the config.txt file to rotate the raspberry pi display
sudo pico /boot/config.txt
Add the following line to the bottom of the... Read More
SMS on your Raspberry Pi…
Adapted from : http://www.smssolutions.net/tutorials/gsm/receivesmsat/
This assumes you have set up your sim card, wired your modem correctly to your Pi, and are using a terminal program such as minicom.
You may need... Read More
You will need:
4 complete sets of LED’s and wires (see last lesson)
The first thing you will need to is connect your negative sides of the wire to any ground cable that is not taken, like 14, 9, 20, or 25.
The next thing you will need to do is to... Read More