Raspberry Pi GPIO Pinout: What Each Pin Does
The Raspberry Pi has 40 GPIO pins that connect to sensors, lights, motors and other devices. Here's a map and detailed explanation of what each does.
My two (enormous) stories about how companies turn you and your data into cash, and how to stop them, are both out today! You can read them for free!
Bumbled into this. Looks cool
Tractor Drives Itself, Thanks to ESP32 and Open Source | Hackaday
13 open source backup solutions
Readers suggest more than a dozen of their favorite solutions for protecting data.
Received new (used) hauppauge card, plugged in, powered on system, checked tvheadend, card recognized, clickety click 'enable', done. Win.
Moral of the story: cut ties early w/ hardware with sketchy Linux support. I like to utilize old hardware I already own but there is a tipping point at which it is definitely not worth the headache. Buy compatible, well-supported hardware.
In defense of past me who bought the kworld card: at the time (2007?), it was listed as supported hw for mythtv
Sometimes the old tech you have on hand is not worth the trouble -- an unnecessary tale one or two people might find interesting.
I wanted to reconfigure my home network. The mythtv/emby box I had set up was an inefficient use of resources, & I wanted to turn it into a freenas box & use junkier hw to handle tv streaming duties. I've set up mythtv abt 3 times in the past 5 years - my hauppauge card works flawlessly but each successive time my kworld atsc-115 tuner card gets trickier to install.
Well this might be useful...
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The Complicated Economy of Open Source Software - Motherboard
Editor: let's go ahead and take "to the internet" out of this headline
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Facebook is the worst thing that's ever happened to the internet
"Unsurprising Revelations" for $200, Alex #deleteFacebook
Except for the whatever data gets uploaded to the Apple cloud. I mean, people assume it's safe in the beautiful walled black turtleneck garden but nobody knows for sure since it's not #opensource
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