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My hobbies and passions: Generally pretty nerdy stuff.

Weekend Project: Tree-Waterer

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Christmas is upon us, and we have gotten ourselves a Christmas tree. My wife and I are dedicated Tree-Killers Live-Christmas-Tree-Advocates. We just like the feeling of a live tree. We … Continue reading

Waiting for the E-Reader war to heat up…

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If you would have asked me about e-readers a year ago, I would have told you that I knew Sony made one, the Kindle was pretty awesome, and there were … Continue reading

Arduino Starter Rundown – Part 2

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Update: A useful comparison chart of Arduino Starter kits has been posted (by me) at ConductiveResistance.com. I invite you to check it out there. When I wrote the first part … Continue reading

Fun with IR

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I’ve got a project coming up that deals with IR data transmission, so I thought I’d take some time and make a simple IR circuit to prove that I could. … Continue reading

Arduino Starter Rundown

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Update: A useful comparison chart of Arduino Starter kits has been posted (by me) at ConductiveResistance.com. I invite you to check it out there. If you don’t know already, I … Continue reading

My Macbook Mini

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“MacBook Mini” is a name that has been attached to making a hackintosh out of a Dell Mini 9 (or a Vostro A90… same machine really). When Hykel decided to … Continue reading

(My) 2009 Birthday Wishlist

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A month from tomorrow is my Birthday. Whenever it comes to a holiday or event that involves some gift receiving on my part, the question inevitably comes “What do you … Continue reading

Shameless plug for a contest entry

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As the title says, this is a shameless plug. If you don’t know what that is, it’s a common expression that means “I have no excuse for this except my … Continue reading

My DIY NAS

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I’ve been looking forward to posting this for weeks, nay months. I would have to say that this project started out as an entirely different project early on. I stumbled … Continue reading

The Atomic Cube

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After I got married, I wanted my wife to have a better computer. She was using a 2nd-hand windows computer that was pretty under-powered. She barely used it, so it … Continue reading

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