Moving to OneNote

Moving my blog management to OneNote, this app rocks. Given that I can hand write entries, it just seems the next Logical move in blogging. Writing a Journal on my Surface Pro 2 is cool, it’ll also means I can pick and choose what to send to WordPress. Yes, I can also type entries then …

Poor Pussycat

Got home today from UCOL to find my poor Little pussy cat has an injury. Limping on her front Left paw After taking her to the vet and getting her pain killers and an anti-flam, fortunately nothing was broken, Just a sprain in the joint so hopefully after a few days of “Inside rest” (Shell …

I just don’t get the mentality of scooter riders

Having seen first hand what happens when some idiot cage driver “didn’t see you” I can not fathom getting on my motorbike without Armour on. It may not look ‘pretty’ but, given the results of seeing people who have been knocked off their motorbike by a cage driver, without their Armour and gloves, their injuries would have been much worse if not fatal.

Waiting in limbo

I applied for the National Diploma in Electrical Engineering before Christmas 2013, at the same time applying for a student loan with StudyLink. Well, the StudyLink side of things is all sorted, just waiting for UCOL to accept, or approve the application. What ever it is they do, they’re taking their time.

ChipKIT, I’m converted

Ok, I’m officially a convert to the ChipKIT development platform as far as quick prototyping goes. Having used Arduino and don’t get me wrong, I will continue to use Arduino in various forms but the features of the PIC32 in the ChipKIT boards is just amazing. More room for programs, more I/O’s is just the …

$9 Arduino Compatible Starter Kit

A number of months ago, I stumbled upon a crowd funded project. Being new to the whole crowd funding at the time I umm’d and aahhh’d about whether to hand over some cash to help fund this project on Indiegogo. The project was a $9 Arduino compatible stater kit, this was an Arduino Leonardo compatible …