Monthly Archives: May 2013

Infragram: A cheap infrared camera for monitoring plant health

edhagopian shared this story from National Young Farmers' Coalition. The folks over at Public Laboratory initially developed the Infragram camera, a near-infrared camera that assesses photosynthetic activity in plants, to empower citizen science monitoring of wetlands health in the Gulf … Continue reading

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Farm Geeks: Learning to Love the Circuit Board

edhagopian shared this story from adafruit industries blog. Farm Geeks: Learning to Love the Circuit Board Steve Spence, an amateur organic farmer in Andrew, South Carolina, has a smart way of irrigating his vegetables. He uses water from his pond … Continue reading

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DIY farm hacking takes off

edhagopian shared this story from Arduino Blog.   Steve Spence, an amateur organic farmer in Andrew, South Carolina, has a smart way of irrigating his vegetables. He uses water from his pond and the fish waste to fertilize his plants, … Continue reading

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Fully printable PCB vise

edhagopian shared this story from Recent Instructables. Print. Assemble. Build Something. Or take something apart. By: jacobreed14 Continue Reading » via edhagopian’s blurblog http://www.instructables.com/id/Fully-printable-PCB-vise/

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Raspberry Pi helps with 2.4GHz home automation

edhagopian shared this story from Hack a Day. Wanting to extend the capabilities of the radio frequency devices in his home [Kalle Löfgren] turned a Raspberry Pi into an RF control hub. We’ve seen some of his home automation work in the past. … Continue reading

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Reflow soldering improved with carbon dioxide

edhagopian shared this story from Hack a Day. This is exactly what it looks like. [Oleg] calls it soldering in inert atmosphere, but it’s just a toaster oven reflow hack dropped into a container full of carbon dioxide. Why go to this … Continue reading

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Is the Windows user ready for apt-get?

edhagopian shared this story from Scott Hanselman's Blog: Daddy likes. What it does Chocolatey lets you install Windows applications quickly from the command line via a central catalog of installation scripts. You could install Git, 7Zip or even Microsoft Office … Continue reading

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