Category Archives: #Open Hardware

A cool idea – A built-in wall vacuum

Part of a future project !

Specs for my first self-funded computer

This was on my UVI student web-server website.  Amazing how long I have come.

Fumes in ABS 3D printing is real

Seriously. I am going to have to set print jobs after hours. This thing is definitely different to PLA.

The project that I am printing for is a dashboard camera called vEye.

I build for me….

I build tools for my use.  Hardware, Software, and services.  I build not to sell, rent and/or give to others.  One cannot solve the problems of others, until she can solve her own.

While I am supporter of Free Software, both beer and freedom, I most importantly support the freedom to do what you want.  This is because I don’t want anyone telling me what to do with my life.

If I follow your instructions, know that it is because I deem it in my own best interest.  Our goals have been aligned.  Nothing more, nothing less.

Automata

Automata theory is the study of abstract machines and automata, as well as the computational problems that can be solved using them. It is a theory in theoretical computer science and discrete mathematics (a subject of study in both mathematics and computer science). The word automata (the plural of automaton) comes from the Greek word αὐτόματα, which means “self-acting”.

wikipedia

Veranda to dish….

On June 20th, I took the step to self reliance and purchased an vertical aeroponics system from Al Henry [alhenry2@gmail.com] a local(USVI) hydroponics system maker and this weekend harvested the first of many produce.

Here is the system

Before

Currently:

Plants are :

Kale
Parsley
Thyme & Oregano
Basil
Spinach
Collard Greens
Lettuce
Arugula
Onions (Scallions)
Chives
Rosemary
Sweet Marjoram
Cilantro
Swiss Chard
Mustard (Greens)
Lemon Grass
Mint
Sage
Tarragon

 

This is a time lapse of the system(click on image to start animation):

And the resulting meal that used produce from the system.