Category Archives: inspiration

A Digital Revolution

As an exercise in citizen participation in Government I developed a Digital Government Tracker. At a pivotal time in history, a famous man once said: “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new … Continue reading

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Skinned Programming Paradigms

Here’s a free thought for you. How much of people choice in programming languages is really syntax dependent? For example, I dislike Java (I hate it for other reasons) simply because of the verbosity of ‘System.out.println’ and don’t really understand … Continue reading

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Build your own ioGun!

I apologize for what will effectively be a brain dump post, but a new friend of mine from the hackaday forums is getting started on his own accelerometer controlled system and I wanted to see if I could save him … Continue reading

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What do I win… ?

I have a confession to make which probably won’t surprise many of you, least of all my wife. I hope it’s a minor flaw that doesn’t make me too intolerable but the fact is: I like to be right. I … Continue reading

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Educate yourself and while you’re at it, others too

As I wrote yesterday I love TED Talks… oh yea and I did also mention a growing sense of disenfranchisement. I try not to take the information I gather for granted, and one of the joys I experience is in … Continue reading

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