Archive for February, 2012

Over-Enginering a Dorm Room Managment System. Part 2: The Software Problem, Solved!

For this project, the software will have to be rather tricky in order to get all the tasks done. One of the main problems is that the Arduino can only run one “program” at a time and does not support threading. The solution will require a more complex piece of code.

Quick Hack: Making a Microsoft 600 Keyboard a 1337 Keyboard

I am actually a big fan of the Microsoft 600 wired keyboard, it’s dirt cheap and it feels good to type on. With the Raspberry Pi on its way, I have come to the realization that I will need a second usb keyboard to use with it. So, for $25, you too can build your […]