The Southackton group had a pretty good meetup last thursday. Lots of fun things going on. There were walking robots, autonomous wheeled robots, RF hacking of LightWaveRF remote control systems, arduinos, raspberry pis and more. Also, there was cake!
Benjie RF hacking
Mark supplying cake
Hacking some android hardware
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I have been flicking through the following FAQ on the GNU GPL: Frequently Asked Questions about the GNU GPL – GNU Project – Free Software Foundation (FSF). I am trying to understand the risks that we are told about regularly in IBM of working with/on Open Source code.
I have to say that most of . . . → Read More: Frequently Asked Questions about the GNU GPL
This post was originally drafted in May when I actually bought my kindle – I finally got round to actually publishing it…
Earlier this year I finally gave in. I felt a moment of regret about buying into an enormous DRM machine as I clicked purchase on my new Amazon Kindle 3G. I felt a . . . → Read More: Kindle-ing a desire to read
I previously wrote about rooting a HTC Desire and installing CyanogenMod 7. A month or so ago, a new CyanogenMod rom was released, and I finally found the time to upgrade it.
Of course I first did a full backup, as described in my previous post, using the recover mod.
I first tried updating the . . . → Read More: Upgrading cyanogenmod
I was a guest presenter on this weeks Ubuntu UK PodCast. I talked about Southackton, and IBM’s use of Ubuntu on the desktop. Listen to the podcast at http://t.co/vVL5M3YJ
I started writing this as I was actually doing this to my phone. The problem I found with most existing instructions is they seem to slightly contradict other instructions you find. Many have steps which are not well laid out and often don’t give a reason for doing things which can be a bit annoying. Often the . . . → Read More: Rooting and upgrading a HTC Desire to android 2.3 (CyanogenMod 7)