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Arduino progress

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I am slowly reaching the point where I can use the technical information about the Arduinos (and clones) to make progress beyond ‘mashups’ of previous and example code. This allows me to make progress that is far faster and more satisfying – my confidence that… Read More »Arduino progress

Thoughts on: Freakonomics Self-improvement Month – Peak, Grit, the Mundanity of Excellence, Tim Ferriss

I’m not really one for self-improvement, glossy books and lofty goals you never quite stick to have always seemed tacky. Freakonomics has taken a bit of a step down by hosting a self-improvement series, inviting in people with a product to sell and allowing them… Read More »Thoughts on: Freakonomics Self-improvement Month – Peak, Grit, the Mundanity of Excellence, Tim Ferriss

Adaptive thing desk model

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With its profits UST funds several EngD students, and a byproduct of one EngD (by Gennaro Senatore) has been the adaptive truss. It is quite a sophisticated bit of kit, covered in sensors and actuators, and with some proper programming behind it, that allows it… Read More »Adaptive thing desk model