Touch Sensitive Button Using Conductive Fabric and Velostat

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For this experiment I decided to dive deeper into the EE side of things and wanted to get a feel (pun sort of not intended) for how it all worked. My goal was to figure out how to create a pressure sensitive button made out of fabrics, and hook it into an Arduino so I could program…
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GoGong: An open-source, non-SaaS, screen capture & share platform

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There are many awesome Saas-based screen capture & share services in the market today. Typically they offer a client-app that, when installed, listens in the background for all your screen captures. Once a screen capture is taken, the app seamlessly uploads the image to the cloud and provides the user with a URL (added to their clipboard) that…
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Docker for Dummies

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  Updated 7/12/2016: Applying a web server, See end of the post. Updated 9/29/2016: Mounting Docker so you can edit container using IDE This week I decided it was high time I learned docker. Below is how I wish a “getting started page” was laid out for me in retrospect; would have saved a lot of time…. At a high-level,…
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New FB Messenger Bot Port to Python Based on Quickstart Guide

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FB Messenger Python Port on StackOverflow The current Quickstart guide for the new FB Messenger Chatbot is in Node.JS. I am currently working on a project in Python and couldn’t find any Copy & Paste-able Python webhooks. So, I created one myself. Hope this is helpful to someone else FB Chatbot Code Snippet on Gist

Why you want hard problems and not difficult ones

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Who doesn’t like a good challenge? I sure do. I love immersing myself in a problem and working hard to tunnel through its complexities to find a solution. But, what makes a problem a good one to solve? Which problems should you avoid wasting time with, and which are worth jumping into to start your next wild ride? Over…
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