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Sim racing motion rig v2 updates

With the rekindled interest in Dirt Rally that my Car-cade has given me I had a bit of a yearning to get Dirt Rally working nicely in VR on the motion rig. You can read more about my motion rig here: http://projectable.me/my-sim-racing-motion-rig-version-2/

The problems

The issue I

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0 Comments 03 December 2017
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talkiepi Updates (November 2017)

Introducing talkiepi

talkiepi is a wifi "walkie" talkie for your kids and their friends. It provides a very simple "push to talk" interface. When you push the button and talk, all the other talkiepis in the channel will hear what is being said.

November 2017 Updates

talkiepi has been out

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0 Comments 17 November 2017
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Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Octoprint Controller

As everyone knows I love my Raspberry Pis. I'll put them in whatever I can fit them in. I am in the process of finishing my 3D printer rack and I wanted to get my new Anet A8 printer on wifi so that I didn't need to shuffle the difficult

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0 Comments 21 July 2017
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My sim racing motion rig version 2

I have really enjoyed having a motion simulator platform for sim racing. It's fairly close to real world racing, but costs a LOT less money, and there isn't that risk of serious injury, or death ☠️

I started down this path almost 3 years ago, and with the Oculus Rift bringing

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0 Comments 19 June 2017
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I'm selling my crazy limited edition 16 million scoville "hot sauce"

The History

Back in the day we were all obsessed with hot sauces. We used to make everything super spicy. Chicken pot die (pie), blazing steak tips, hot ice cream, etc. Family life has tamed that expression, but I still enjoy hot sauces.
I collected hot sauces to use in

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0 Comments 08 April 2017
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MSI GTX 1050Ti 4G OC - The poor man's 1u inference GPU

At BrandYourself, we are diving deep in to Machine Learning to enhance some of our upcoming features. The issue I have with the current ML battlefield is that cloud based GPU instances are still relatively new and very expensive. When you start adding high availability requirements, as well as potential

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0 Comments 06 April 2017
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Entry in to VR Sim Racing

I am now starting to explore VR Sim Racing with an Oculus Rift! I went with the Rift over the HTC Vive purely out of native support in the games I play.

After much headache in upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10, getting the Rift working on my system

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0 Comments 31 March 2017
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It has been a while since my last blog post, so I decided I better post something about what has been happening in my busy life!

I have a CNC!

I finished my 6040 CNC build and a blog post will come eventually...

Its a chinese 6040 CNC frame, controlled

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0 Comments 23 March 2017
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Razor Dirt Quad Project

This project was completed a few months ago, I had been meaning to piece together a blog post but I've been a little pre-occupied.

The Mini Quad

I happened across this Razor Dirt Quad while driving my kids to daycare one morning, I drove them in to town hoping that

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0 Comments 07 October 2016