First demo of my display screen project coming up

It seems a long time ago, but my plan when I first worked through installing and using node.js on a Raspberry Pi was to put the groundwork in place for a system of multiple information displays, centrally managed and connected over a network. The Raspberry Pi is great choice for this sort of thing, as …

Continue reading ‘First demo of my display screen project coming up’ »

I now have a screen, but can I use it?

Over the Christmas break I visited my mother. She had become fed up with her old TV, and wanted a new, larger one with a built-in DVD player. We went for a shopping trip and I helped her choose one she liked. I set it all up and it it seemed to do the job, …

Continue reading ‘I now have a screen, but can I use it?’ »

Getting started, at last.

This has been a long time coming. Way back in May I received my back-ordered Raspberry Pi, snapped a blurry photo on Instagram and got excited.about the possibilities. So excited that I registered this domain with the plan of sharing my adventures. Unfortunately, none of those possibilities made it much past the “I’ve followed some …

Continue reading ‘Getting started, at last.’ »