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The Raspberry Pi Network Quality Logger has been sitting on the backburner lately, which is very shitty of me, as Optus and Vodafone have been super generous and given me SIM cards with unlimited data for free. I want to make the most of it whilst I can and before they remember what they’ve done…

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Happy Birthday Mac! My life is infinitely better because we met. Today we salute everything you stand for. http://t.co/seLULo2cQ6 — Tim Cook (@tim_cook) January 24, 2014 Apple put up a sweet addition to their website celebrating 30 years of the Mac and I’ve been tooling around the site for the past hour, reminiscing about the…

Read More A Love Letter For The Mac On Its 30th Birthday

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As part of my RIPCNQL project, I’ve been looking at GNSS solutions to suit it. If you don’t know GNSS stands for global navigation satellite system. GPS is just one technology/system, like how an iPhone is just one type of smartphone, calling all smartphones iPhones is pretty dumb. GNSS is kind of a catch all…

Read More GNSS Accuracy: SiRF StarIII vs. MT3333 vs. iPhone 5s

Two months since I posted about it last, I think I’ve finally reached 1.0 of my Raspberry Pi Portable Cell Network Quality Logger (RIPCNQL, rolls off the tongue yeah). It took me a while because I’m a shitcunt at this stuff and I forgot about it for a few weeks. There’s a few components I’m…

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Something on my mind since quitting Litecoin mining, is what could I have spent that initial $16,000 on instead of Litecoin mining gear? I like AFL and it’s inundated with sports betting ads, so I figured I’d try work out what would have made me more cash over the 3 months – splashing on Litecoin…

Read More Litecoin Mining vs. AFL Sports Betting – What Would Have Made Me More Money?

For the past week, I’ve been futzing about with a Rasperry Pi, trying to turn it into a portable network quality logger. I got kinda stuck, forgot about it for a few days and now I want to re-start work on it, so I’m writing this to get my brain back into gear. Back when…

Read More Raspberry Pi Portable 3G/4G Network Quality Logger Project – Part 1