It’s tempting to call this an autopsy, but I wasn’t seeking information. A few months ago my Xbox One flat-out stopped working, no power . . .sort of. It had served about five years, so it had a good run. The only real setback was that I’d been planning to buy an Xbox One Series … Continue reading “Xbox One Takeapart”
As part of my quest to build a fully-functional cloud-enabled weather station, I am going to need a custom HAT (Hardware Attached on Top). I also want to practice soldering something cheaply-replaced before starting some LoRA transceiver soldering. Hence, I decided to try the forty pins involved in attaching a header to an Adafruit perma-prototyping … Continue reading “Achievement Unlocked: Header Soldering”
As I mentioned in my previous post about building a Raspberry Pi weather station, one of my goals is to move to a Pi Zero W. I’ve spent most of my time since Pi day (March 14) on that, I am most of the way there. It’s taken a bit more effort than I anticipated. … Continue reading “Reducing to Pi Zero”
One of my longer-term side projects is to build a weather station. For starters, I belong to a kayaking club, with a boathouse on the water, and one of the chief concerns of paddlers is the weather conditions, especially wind speed and direction. Additionally, as I’ve been studying Microsoft Azure for a while now, I’ve … Continue reading “Weather Pi in the Azure Sky (I)”
. . .a single client app you can train people to use, regardless of their operating system.
I was pulling my hair out trying to figure out why one of my Azure VMs wasn’t letting me connect consistently. I looked over my NSGs, v-nets, the configuration of the VM itself. Finally, I resorted to Azure’s troubleshooting wizard and got this: Just redploy the virtual machine. Thankfully this was easy, as I’ve learned … Continue reading “Sometimes It Isn’t You”
Lo and behold, all my music was there, and Groove could play it.
…when I was a wee tot and my parents took me to computer day camp every day for a week, and we learned how to write our first program, in BASIC.