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Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling

You admire a character for trying more than for their successes. You gotta keep in mind what’s interesting to you as an audience, not what’s fun to do as a writer. They can be v. different. Trying for theme is important, but you won’t see what the story is actually about til you’re at the […]

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RV Mods – Sewer Hose Hanger

Anyone who’s owned a camper knows that a prime concern is where to store your sewer hose, or as the kids call it the poop pipe. Old school thought says to store it in the 4″ x 4″ hollow steel bumper. This poses several problems…  First is the inside of these steel bumpers is usually […]

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Soon to come

Sorry I haven’t posted it’s been quite a busy fall and winter.  I’ve been working full bore working on OSCAR development alongside other client work.  Some of which I will attempt to detail here soon.   I’ve got two projects in the works that I’ll detail.  Both are frivolous, but really cool.   Mood lighting […]

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Arduino serial programming using a Nokia phone cable

My last article briefly described my first Arduino built on a breadboard.  I also talked about loading the bootloader with an AVRISP MKII programmer.  Once you’ve written your code for your Arduino you need a way to get your code onto your chip.  The bootloader makes it as easy as a serial cable and the […]

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Build your own Arduino

So as the weather gets colder and my bank account doesn’t have the funds to continue on the Mustang for a while…  back to playing with microprocessors.  Yeah, I know I’m a geek… but who cares.  I’ve continued reading about hobby  electronics and robotics over the summer (Shout out to Mythbuster Grant Imahara).  I found […]

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