Analog to Digital Get your Pi to read analog data

Sep 04, 2018

The Raspberry Pi still lacks analog GPIOs that would allow it to read directly from temperature and light sensors, or even humble potentiometers. With an inexpensive chip and some homegrown software you can grant the Pi the gift of analog sensing.

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Finding an Ergonomic Computer Chair Buying an Ergonomic Chair from Herman Miller

Jul 11, 2017

With an aging population spending hours in front of a computer, ergonomic seating solutions have become as common as ergonomic keyboard choices

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Raspberry Pi Media Center The Raspberry Pi as a media center

May 22, 2013

Tired of that big clunky media center unit taking up shelf space in your living room? We'll show you how to put together a tiny multimedia system with the versatile and ever-popular Raspberry Pi.

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Stellarium Explore the Night Sky with Stellarium

May 20, 2013

What shines in the dark is often hidden by clouds. Stellarium provides a clear view of the stars plus a lot of astronomical data.

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Linux-Controlled Model Train Python, Linux, and Lionel trains

May 20, 2013

Controlling a miniature train empire with concurrent Linux processes.

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Simon Voice Control Controlling Linux with voice input

Feb 22, 2013

Simon is a sophisticated speech recognition tool with easy access to two powerful speech recognition engines, Julius and CMU Sphinx.

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Workspace – Tools of the Trade Useful applications and tricks

Feb 22, 2013

As someone who writes about Linux and open source software for a living, I have tools and tricks that are essential for my daily computing. In this installment of the Workspace feature, I share my personal favorites with you.

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LibreOffice Macros Automating Libreoffice with macros

Feb 22, 2013

in addition to its comprehensive tool set, Libreoffice packs a built-in Basic-like scripting language that can be used to automate repetitive tasks and extend the suite’s default functionality.

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