In my last post I mentioned working on a two part write-up to share the steps I used for setting up my Raspberry Pi. Before jumping into the step-by-step, I thought it was important to mention a few points that will put this information in context for anyone that might be quickly looking for an answer to something specific. The goal of my project was to have a small web server accessible on my local network. If the following items make sense to you, read on! Otherwise, feel free to move along...nothing to see here...Read More
I got my first Raspberry Pi in December 2012 and I did almost nothing with it for an entire year. Sure, there was a little bit of excitement at first. I hooked it up and messed around, ran some old game console emulators. Even so, it wasn't long before I put it in a drawer and didn't think about it for a while. Fast-forward a year and the scene for me is very different. For the last two weeks I haven't been able to stop tinkering. I even picked up a second one started working on a small server project. Why is it so different this time around? After giving it some thought, it appears that I had the right combination of ingredients to bake a perfect Pi.Read More
My relationship with Facebook is slowly beginning to sour. This is partly because of an article I read on Ars Technica. Go ahead, take a moment to check it out. I'll wait right here. Finished? Ok good.
I don't know about you, but that article awakened the naturally rebellious American spirit laying dormant within me. If Facebook wants to catalog the things that I type, yet decide not to submit to their servers, so be it. I'm going to have fun with this, and you can too. The following instructions are for desktop computers only.Read More