For those who are curious about some of the particulars of the game, here is what I gleaned from the goings-on at the 'con (And from a lot of borrowing Jimmie's badge, and soliciting button-presses from random 'con attendees).
Spoiler Warning: If you want to try to disassemble, packet-sniff, or otherwise decode the Humans vs Zombies game completely on your own, don't read on.
My latest Sparkfun.com order.
For PIC programming:
BOB-00193 (1): Adapter board for Microchip ICD and ICD2
For (hopefully) adding some IR functionality to my QuahogCon badge:
COM-09349 (4): Infrared LED - 950nm
DEV-00348 (2): Olimex Carrier Board for OKI ML67Q5003
After two editions and thousands of copies, "Radio Monitoring: The How-To Guide" has been published online under a CC license. Big thanks to T.J. "Skip" Arey, N2EI.
This controller will be designed for installation into an Eee 700-series netbook to serve the following purposes:
Since SparkFun Electronics announced Free Day on January 7, 2010, I figured I'd start looking at what exactly I could get for $100. (I'll only link the big items for risk of being called Spam by Googlebot.) This list is a work in progress, I'll add more as I search.
Here's a quick tip if you find yourself typing a lot of accented letters, etc. We're going to assign our keyboard a Compose key.
In Kubuntu, do the following:
I scored a mega-deal on eBay a while back for this EVEm mini-ITX computer with an EVEm DC/DC power supply, in a generic mini-ITX case.
The EVEm has a VIA C3 Samuel2 600MHz "1GigaPro" CPU and a VIA VT133 Chipset.
I added the specified maximum of 256MB of 133Mhz SDRAM, and am currently using a 3.5" 6.4Gb hard drive.
I got this LCD screen free with one of my computer-related eBay purchases.
The label on the bubblewrap says:
2homeinfo dot com is a (quite pretty) fascia for a giant splog ring. Its posts, however pretty, link off to other sites, such as modularhomeweb dot com, (surprise surprise, it's the same site, just copied over...), except this site has stories whose "original posts" are all on usedmobilehomes dot wordpress dot com.