22 Day Planter Update

At 22 days, the planter is doing very well. The peas and cucumber plantlings are ready to be thinned out. Very happy with the progress so far.

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Statistical Image Processing of Vane Wear

Using open source technology to perform statistical image processing on turbo vanes

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Principal contributors to the science of strength of materials

I’m fascinated by the history of the applied mechanics. So many greats have worked on the theories and experiments that have given me the tools with which I earned my living for 4 years. … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sub Irrigation Planter – 12 Day Update

12 days post planting in the SIP, the plants have made very good progress. I’ve divvied up the planter as follows. The cucumbers and peas will be thinned out to 1 … Continue reading

May 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

A sub irrigation planter

I created my first planter this week. It’s a sub-irrigation planter, meaning it has perforated tubes at the planter’s bottom, which holds water. The planting mix wicks the water upwards … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

ArduDash, a Dashboard for my ArduStat

I’ve worked on an updated dashboard to monitor and control the temperature for my house. The dashboard displays the current temperature, humidity and commanded temperature on gauges, and also plots … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · 11 Comments

ArduStat – My Web Controlled Wireless Arduino Based Thermostat

I finished my first functional Arduino project last month. It’s a typical first baby-steps ‘Hello World’ project in the Arduino world. A web-controlled thermostat. Hardware List: Adafruit CC3000 WiFi Breakout … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · 5 Comments

Got my Spark Core WiFi For Everything Module

Very excited to receive the new wifi development board from Spark Core. This is one of the first projects I backed on Kick Starter. Great communication and updates from their … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · 2 Comments


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