Category Archives: opensource

Mailing for Thinkup – Hacking a Solution without using Sendmail

I’ve been meaning to try Thinkup for a long time now, and finally got around to trying it out. I also decided this was also a good time to try a RaspberryPi and so the system I ended up running … Continue reading

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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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Cloudera’s Hadoop Education

A while back, after Cloudera released their lectures and VMware image for Hadoop, I watched the training sessions and worked through some of the initial exercises. I must say I was a little disappointed by the videos but I believe … 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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Amazon should participate in the OpenWeb

The socialweb.tv talks a lot about open standards, particularly in social networks. I find their videos are always energetic and help keep me abreast on aspects of the web that I don’t get to deal with frequently. I believe their … Continue reading

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