A while back I set up my Arduino to measure temperature, humidity and light and forward to a website so I could monitor it over time. It was on a breadboard but I wanted to clean it up by building a nice PCB shield. A few weeks ago it arrived from the printer and tonight I had a chance to solder it up. Everything… »
Welcome to the Friday open thread! How was your Thankgiving? Any pumpkin pie or cranberry sauce or other holiday recipie you’d like to share? Any tips for handling family, friends, and loved ones? Take advantage of any good Black Friday deals? Looking forward to Cyber Monday? Holiday plans? Anything else you’d like to… »
People are communicating in an increasingly visual way. In fact, images are often favored over textual modes of communication. What’s more, with social media as not only an accepted, but essential facet of your professional life, being fluent in visual communication will only increase your visibility and credibility. »
If you’re using internet to grow and build your business, and your website relies on WordPress (it should), then you should use these free plugins. »
Are you a fan of the Seinfeld TV show, its made-up holiday of Festivus, and also looking to run, or walk off some of that winter weight? Then check out the Festivus Virtual 5K/10k from the Vacation Races Virtual Race Series. As with any virtual race, you do the distance on your own, and then provide your time to… »
That’s right, folks, to make up for the lack of posts over the past month or so I’m kicking this one off with a bang and giving you a pic of a ferret in a stocking right off the bat. But seriously this one was a bit overdue and I hadn’t done one of these in a few years and after seeing that horrible post Giz put out… »
For anyone who has recently (or not so recently) moved: Find the closest urgent care center to your house that takes your insurance. Do it now. »
I’m looking for a ~$500 monitor that will take advantage of whatever capabilities my
(oops, it’s a mid 2014 13 inch Retina) MacBook Pro has to offer and otherwise not make my eyes bleed when I stare at it all day. My current setup is some unnamed Dell monitor that I picked up somewhere when someone was done… »
Welcome to your Friday Open Thread at Hackerspace. It’s the last Friday before Thanksgiving and I am wondering how many people here are traveling home. I will be flying up on Thursday morning on what is a thankfully short flight to Maine, land of lobster, LL Bean and my family. I’m not shopping on Black Friday but… »
I little while back I recently wrote and published a post titled, ‘A List of Side Jobs that Don’t Suck (and Pay Well’). I was surprised, and happy to get a lot of great feedback on my post. One thing that came up over and over again as readers responded to me was a desire to learn more about getting online gigs.
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I’ve really done it up. In about 7 business days my landline will be history and I’ll have a subsidized Xperia to play with, going with my local telco.
It’s a change alright. But I wanted that Sony bad enough that I sold my soul for two years. The termination fee will be whatever might be left owing on the phone. I… »
Launching a new business sets off an entire range of thoughts and emotions. You are excited, focused, nervous, and, yes, a bit fearful. After all it’s a risk. And you have your goals and plans, at least in your head. »
Happy Friday 13th everyone. I *welcome* the chance to take on these so-called ‘unlucky’ days. I have yet to experience a Friday13 that was any different from any other day in a given week <knocking on wood>.