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Archive for September 2014
posted in Electronics by Cargo Cult on Sunday September 14 2014
Been slacking a bit. Will catch up with this blogging malarkey sooner or later. For now, have an unrepresentative prototype. Rat's nest of wiring.
Archive for June 2013
posted in Electronics by Cargo Cult on Sunday June 30 2013
Analogue electronics? Terrifying. And something other than the Sunday Things? Heresy! ... I suspect more through luck than judgement, I've successfully upgraded the Radio-4-Matic to run complete ...
Archive for January 2013
posted in Electronics by Cargo Cult on Saturday January 12 2013
So, it seems someone at Radio 4 spotted this thing, and one thing led to another and I ended up being interviewed on PM. Yes, me on national radio! On a proper news programme! Blinking heck. Like a ...
posted in Electronics by Cargo Cult on Friday January 11 2013
I promised 'Friday' for this third, code-containing article, and according to my radio it's still Friday (Today in Parliament's playing) - so here we are. Before I even had a chance to fully docume ...
posted in Electronics by Cargo Cult on Wednesday January 9 2013
Continuing this series on the hacked-together, time-travelling Radio-4-Matic, time for some hardware. This was going to have been a guide to dismembering an old, non-functional radio and rebuilding it ...
posted in Electronics by Cargo Cult on Monday January 7 2013
So, there have been vague hintings at a Raspberry Pi project I've been building. It's been functional for a while in its time-travelling lunacy - but first, what the hell is it? Something one encou ...
Archive for November 2012
posted in Electronics by Cargo Cult on Friday November 23 2012
I'm good at having weird things arrive through the post. The latest acquisition? Observation: box is labelled 'potatoes'. Plenty of bubble-wrap! Not seen: the Royal Warrant of Appointment. Plenty o ...
Archive for October 2012
posted in Electronics by Cargo Cult on Monday October 29 2012
Clue: it's all terribly British. Second, newly self-contained prototype for my Raspberry Pi project is up and running! Now I just need to get the rest of the parts. Oddly, the main section can't be fo ...
Archive for June 2012
posted in Electronics by Cargo Cult on Wednesday June 13 2012
Computers are way too fancy these days, with their gigabytes of memory, gigahertz of multiple processing cores, hyper-parallel GPUs and terabytes of storage. Sometimes we nerds yearn for a simpler age ...