Monthly Archives: August 2017

DIY ant killer

Homebrew ant killer made from sugar, borax, and water is very effective in keeping ants out of the house. Dissolve a half cup of sugar with 1.5 tablespoons of borax into 1.5 cups of warm water. Then dip a cotton … Continue reading

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Multiple Monitors With Multiple Pis

One of the most popular uses for the Raspberry Pi in a commercial setting is video walls, digital signage, and media players. Chances are, you’ve probably seen a display or other glowing rectangle displaying an advertisement or tweets, powered by a … Continue reading

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DIY Raspberry Pi Indoor Outdoor Webcam

In the boot partition, the one you see on windows, add a file named wpa_supplicant.conf and edit it in notepad. Copy and past the code below, and edit the ssid and password variables. ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdevupdate_config=1 network={ ssid=”SSID” psk=”PASSWORD” } Then … Continue reading

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British place-names generated by a neural net

Dan Hon (perfecting earlier work by Tom Taylor) trained an AI on the vast corpus of British place names, then set it loose. The results are amazing, illustrative of an uncannily human humor seemingly at work, something you’d never get … Continue reading

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