Adventures in Crypto Mining Part 1

There has been a lot of noise, about Bitcoin, Blockchain and Crypto mining technology. This news has focused on the price of Bitcoin. As well as those individuals whom have made a large amount of money, by being early adopters. What is Bitcoin, Block chain and Crypto mining? In this series of posts, we willContinue reading Adventures in Crypto Mining Part 1

Pine A64 a 64 bit single board computer born with help from Kickstarter!

Back in the chilly month of December 2015 Pine64 launched their Kickstarter campaign. Hoping to raise funding to help bring their new single board. The Pine A64, from prototype to manufacture for distribution. After a successful campaign raising over one million dollars, many times the original Kickstarter target of thirty two thousand dollars, the PineContinue reading Pine A64 a 64 bit single board computer born with help from Kickstarter!

Weekend Project: Use your Raspberry Pi to play Steam games on your TV

Having recently become a father, I found that I was spending a lot more time in the living room in front of my TV and I knew that I was neglecting all those amazing games I had recently purchased in one of the many Steam sales. What could I do? I mean there is onlyContinue reading Weekend Project: Use your Raspberry Pi to play Steam games on your TV

An Introduction of sorts for the Raspberry Pi 3

This post is an introduction of sorts for the Raspberry Pi 3, the latest in the range of Raspberry Pi single board computers from the Raspberry Pi Foundation. The goal of the Raspberry Pi Foundation like the BBC Micro:bit, was to provide school children with a low cost easy to use computer, to promote theContinue reading An Introduction of sorts for the Raspberry Pi 3

First impressions of the BBC Micro:Bit

The BBC Micro:bit is the spiritual successor to the very famous BBC Micro, a computer created back in the 1980s by the British Broadcasting Corporation and Acorn Computers. With the idea of providing the resources for British school children to help learn how to code. This original initiative helped not only an entire generation ofContinue reading First impressions of the BBC Micro:Bit