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Part of my quest for
world domination, er, getting my Raspberry Pi to tell me about things in my basement without my having to actually go down there is just about complete.
I am currently down the OpenCV rabbit hole.
I want to velcro a Rasp Pi to my oil tank and have it “see” how much oil is in there.
I don’t want to see a picture of the meter. That would be too easy.… Read the rest
I want to update to the latest version of Python 3.6.6 on my Raspberry Pi 3B. I do not want my first go with 3.7 to be on a Pi! This Pi will be used in the basement as part of an OpenCV project.… Read the rest
I am very far behind on this and I have many, many blog posts to write, but this is what I did tonight.
I am currently reading “Automate the Boring Stuff With Python” (this is basically a required text), taking the Python course on CodeAcademy.com, just about caught up with the present day with the “Talk Python To Me” podcast (I am listening to 140 and the current episode is 148), and I just started taking another online series of courses, Python for Data Science, at CodeCamp.com.… Read the rest
So, a million years ago, I bought an Arduino Uno Starter Kit from MakerShed. When it arrived, I tried a tutorial and had fun with the first LED lesson, but the second lesson, which I remember was more focused on programming, left me in the dust.… Read the rest
This is an interesting web site discussing the use of Python and MongoDB in data visualization. I am getting very comfortable with Python and I have just started playing with MongoDB, so looking at examples of how I can start to generate data visualizations out of these tools is my next step.… Read the rest
So, SoftEther VPN has been cranking along nicely for me for months now. I really love it. It stays out of the way and does exactly what it is supposed to do.
I am working my way through Zed Shaw‘s “Learn Python the Hard Way“, which is both a book with a DVD containing videos of each of the lessons and a web site that does not have the videos.… Read the rest