WEL48. Robots, retrocomputing, why GNU grep is so fast, new boards, repairing USB drives, the sound of sorting

COOL PROJECTS OF THE WEEK

Web Ocean Simulation
http://david.li/waves/

Pimp Your Keyboard
http://www.justblair.co.uk/pimped-robotic-cherry-g80-3000-keyboard.html

Toorum's Quest II - Retro video game and console
http://petenpaja.blogspot.fi/2013/11/toorums-quest-ii-retro-video-game.h...



Business Card for Embedded Engineers!
http://graphsandwords.com/projects/business-card-version-2/

Meet the Lightboard
https://sites.google.com/site/northwesternlightboard/home

BEAGLEBONE

BeagleBone Black Robot
http://blog.huv.com/2013/11/roz-robotsconf.html

RASPBERRY PI

How use a Raspberry PI as an Amiga Floppy Drive Emulator
http://amigadrive.blogspot.it/

Twiter Triggered PhotoBooth
http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/5275

Another basic Robotic platform
http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/5269

INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT)

An ATTiny85 Home Automation IR Device
http://falldeaf.com/2013/11/an-attiny85-home-automation-ir-device/

Let's make a Wireless Speaker
http://blog.avrnoob.com/2013/11/lets-make-wireless-speaker.html

The Thing System 1.2 released
http://thingsystem.tumblr.com/post/67959966216/wed-like-to-announce-the-...

SOFTWARE

On Asm.js: Ending The Ice Age of JavaScript
http://acko.net/blog/on-asmjs/

Colorful Equations With MathJax
http://adereth.github.io/blog/2013/11/29/colorful-equations/

Hidden features of Python
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/101268/hidden-features-of-python

why GNU grep is fast?
http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/2010-August/019310.ht...

SECURITY

LG Smart TVs logging USB filenames and viewing info to LG servers
http://doctorbeet.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/lg-smart-tvs-logging-usb-filena...

Version 2 of the SD Locker Box
http://www.seanet.com/~karllunt/sdlocker2.html

ROBOTS

Delta Robots. Project LightPlay.
http://lightplay.zoness.com/



Kickstarter. On-line Robotics course
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/narwhaledu/robots-drawing-and-engine...

PICASSAU. A watercolor painter robot
http://picassau.weebly.com/updates.html

DID YOU KNOW...

... about the Paraset SpyRadio?
http://hackaday.com/2013/11/26/retrotechtacular-wwii-paraset-spy-radio-u...

... about Game Maven?
http://glinden.blogspot.nl/2013/11/game-maven-learn-to-code-by-writing.h...

... about this new bacteria?
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=bacteria-discovered-spa...

... about ScareMail?
http://bengrosser.com/projects/scaremail/

.. how a sorting algorithm sounds?



... about the game of NIM?
http://bithead942.wordpress.com/2013/11/23/the-game-of-nim/

... you can repair several USB flash changing the internal XTAL?
http://infar.be/index.php?/archives/1002-My-experiences-with-USB-FLASH-d...

BOARDS

Micro Python. Python for microcontrollers
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/214379695/micro-python-python-for-mi...

STM32F4Stamp, a Breakout Board for STM32F4
http://eleccelerator.com/stm32f4stamp-breakout-board/

WildFire, the board for serious network connected devices.
http://blog.wickeddevice.com/?p=494

See you next week
picoFlamingo