Monthly Archives: May 2013

Not feeling the love

It is 12:30 at night and I was woken up by a thunderstorm raging outside. Heard the rain, saw the flashes, and heard the thunder. Went downstairs to look at the output of the AS3935 based lighting detector.  Dang thing … Continue reading

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Roving Networks RN-42

Over the weekend I took a side trip with my AVC processor to include a wireless BlueTooth transceiver. This will allow me to communicate with the robot as I run various experiments. It turned out to be fairly easy.

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Magnetic flux

I have been playing with the magnetometer in the Pololu 9DOF IMU. I recorded the data into a CSV file and plotted it in Excel. At the time I did not think much about it, but one evening as i … Continue reading

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I have a full year till AVC 2014!

A few months ago I came to the realization that I would have to abandon my bid for AVC this year. A whole bunch of issues came up in my work and private life that made it impossible to work … Continue reading

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