Author Archives: ceneblock

Hey everyone, I plan on doing some reviews of various gadgets that I get from a “what is this and should I get it” type of stance. As a tease, I have a knock-off GoPro that I’ll do first; however, … Continue reading

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XBox 360 Chatpad Hacking

So I was watching an old episode of The Ben Heck Show on creating a pocket BASIC computer and in it, he mentioned using an XBox 360 Chatpad as the keyboard and reprogramming it as a serial keyboard instead. Interested, … Continue reading

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Writing an IRC bot

Some students wanted me to get involved with GHOULL again, and I agreed to. However, these guys will be in charge and I’ll just be lecturing.. Anyway, I decided we should have an IRC channel (freenode #GHOULL) and if we’re … Continue reading

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Getting Started with the BeagleBone PocketBeagle

Arrow current has a sale where when you spend over $20, you get upgraded to overnight shipping for free! I saw this through an e-mail through them and I had just heard about the Pocket Beagle so I decided I’d … Continue reading

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Thoughts on #LasVegasShooting

On Sunday night, October 1st, 2017, during an outdoor concert several shots were fired from a hotel room in Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. So far, over 60 deaths and more than 500 injuries are reported. This act of bitter … Continue reading

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@KassyDillon’s talk @WestminsterMO

“I heard there might be protests, if there are, then turn to them and start filming.” “Ok”, I said as I went to my camera bag and grabbed my 40mm, while thinking to myself “I’m not a videographer, but by … Continue reading

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MSGEQ7 pain fun!

Several years ago I had ordered five MSGEQ7 to eventually build a graphic equalizer. During my first attempts at it, I didn’t use any capacitors and couldn’t get it to work, so I gave up. Fast forward to earlier this … Continue reading

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Eclipse Collage

Today was the big day! There was a total solar eclipse across the entire US! Unfortunately, where I was at did not to a full 100%; however, I thought I’d show you part of what I did manage to get.

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Pantum P2500 on Linux

I’ve had a Pantum P2500W laser printer for a while and it’s a cheap B&W printer. I use it for printing journal articles and for making PCBs. It does its job quite well and I’d even recommend it. What’s good … Continue reading

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Remote Install of OpenSuSE

It’s time to update the network! Most of the services I host have been running off of my main desktop which isn’t very safe, so I have this plan drawn out on my white board and I’m finally starting to … Continue reading

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