As noted in my look at the ScreenBar. Not being able to control the light from my PC was one of the downsides. Since then I’ve got to some Elgato Key Lights. Since I spend an increasing amount of time on video calls. This moved lack of USB control from a minor point to something a little more annoying. That prompted me to go look for a solution. USB relays do seem to be a thing. Which gave me an idea.
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A well thought out stylish product, that does what it says on the tin but for an expensive price.
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With the recent launch of the SNES Mini. Now seems a good time to post some details of the SNES themed Retropie box I recently built. People had seen my retropie setup and enjoyed playing the old games again. With a friends birthday coming up, I thought it would be
nice to build them their own setup to play at home.
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My friend Rah and I were chatting and she happened to mention how cool it would be to have a tail. I joked that I bet someone had built one using an Arduino. A quick search showed that indeed a few people had and even a tentacle. Rah’s next question was would I built one, fast forward a couple of years and I’ve finally got around to starting. Taking a 3D printable design as my starting point.
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A friend asked me if I’d heard about Mysterium Network, decentralised VPN. I hadn’t, so took a look
I don’t see what this gives you over paying for a ‘normal’ VPN with bitcoin.
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Prompted by Jukesie’s own A to Z and a little push from Thayer to actually post this, my A to Z of influences and interests:
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Just a few screenshots from my first few hours in GTA V
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2014 didn’t have the best start for me. Another visit by the black dog over the winter but that did result in me finally getting a SAD light which has helped since and a little better at self care.
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This is my first build from a complete blank slate for ten years. Most of my current system is six years old ( I thought it was more like four but I checked, no wonder it feels slow).
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I used to run a small Minecraft server with some friends, these are my notes on how I setup the machine.
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