Todays the day the First Robotics Rapid React competition is revealed.
This plugin allows the use of Jinja2 directives inside your Pelican articles and pages.
A short article on how to work with images so they display correctly in Obsidian and when published with Pelican.
I created an Air Quality Index gadget made from a Raspberry Pi Zero W with a tiny OLED screen from Adafruit. It shows the AQI from my local PurpleAir sensor. I created a Flask web server on the Pi so I could remotely see the AQI and change the PurpleAir sensor ID.
It's been in the works for awhile, but today I updated my production server settings to show the new website based on the Pelican static site generator.
A quick chart showing the different iPhone resolutions.
This plugin generates an index for searching content on a Pelican-powered site.
Tips and ideas on best way to publish a static site generated with Pelican using the Makefile and creating Obsidian commands.
Deep Thoughts I've learned along the way.
Current list of Pelican plug-ins on GitHub
European civilization is built on ham and cheese, which allowed protein to be stored throughout the icy winters.
SQLite is a commonly misunderstood database. I myself first heard of the database when I was experimenting with android app development. My thoughts were that since the database was a single file and its name had lite in it, that it could not be taken seriously. But I could not have been more wrong. Now I love sqlite and use it for much of my scientific research. Sqlite is everywhere. It is on every android phone, airplanes, and the storage for many computer applications. The sqlite website details when using sqlite would be appropriate to use and can be summarized with these three questions.
And if you haven't seen this, well then. Let's fix that right now. Via @Oatmeal.
Raspberry Pi Zero W
The Expanse UI Design
The ping command is a built in linux and macOS command that shows the performance of the network connection to a remote server. It can be used to log network performance issues over time. The default ping command displays the results to standard output (the shell window). Used with the …
For a long time I've wanted a quick way to save text snippets in a timestamped, quickly searchabe form. Today I created a Better Touch Tool keyboad shortcut to save text snippets to a specific DayOne journal.
Here are the details on github so that you too can enjoy this …
How to install Ubuntu Desktop on Raspberry Pi 4 | Ubuntu
Ubuntu is an open source software operating system that runs from the desktop, to the cloud, to all your internet connected things.
Covers the basics of updating your Pi 4 to USB boot …
"The Plutonians are not happy with us calling their home a 'dwarf' planet. So when they discovered a trick in the space time continuum they sent an infinite number of drones to attack Earth. We created an energy weapon that can siphon off the energy from the drones weapons. This powers the Earths vessel and creates a powerful energy shield. Remember, don't let even one alien escape!"
I've been doing this for decades and now I want to be an HTML5 game devloper. I'm starting with a server! Well, I have very little experience with game development, graphics, animation, sound, so it's going to be a fun journey.
Stories in the pipeline:
So, Jason Snell got me hooked on BitBar (BitBar (by Mat Ryer - @matryer) lets you put the output from any script/program in your Mac OS X Menu Bar.) and I've been working on a plugin ever since. Here's a quick way to get your current Wi-Fi SSID.
function display-ssid …
We all work together. I always try to assume the other person is asking a serious question. Depending on how tired I am I may not answer in the best way. Here are some tips to stay on track.
How to answer questions in a helpful way
How to think like a programmer — lessons in problem solving
by Richard Reis How to think like a programmer — lessons in problem solvingBy Richard Reis [https://twitter.com/richardreeze]If you’re interested inprogramming, you may well have seen this quote before: > “Everyone in this country should learn to program …
"This classic Zen Buddhist collection of 49 koans with commentary by Mumon was originally published in 1934, and later included in Paul Reps and Nyogen Senzaki's popular anthology Zen Flesh, Zen Bones. Due to non-renewal it is currently in the public domain in the US (although other parts of Zen …