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Comment: Infrared.. (Score 1) 90

by andrewdk (#16061899) Attached to: Do-It-Yourself Robotics
Infrared beamer? Don't they realize that has already been pretty well tested with LEGO Mindstorms 1.0-2.5 and it really stinks? Tell your robot to turn around away from the transmitter, whoops! no more signal!

I much prefer using the Bluetooth of LEGO Mindstorms NXT. That's basically the most important element of the system which makes my web-controllable wireless robot ( http://turbogfx.homelinux.org/legocam ) possible.

Which, by the way, after I spent $91 on 4 500mAh rechargeable 9V's + charger for the wireless camera, is now back online and ready for you pesky slashdotters.
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Journal: SourceForge Projects

Journal by mofochickamo
Here is a list of my half baked Source Forge projects.
  • Gomoku - Java version of the Gomoku board game.
  • sapes - SMTP and POP e-mail server.
  • steganopic - Steganography program for GIFs (they are royalty free now, so you can't hate them OSS folks ;))
  • scal - Shared Calendar Program.
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Journal: Homebrew status update

Journal by mofochickamo
The homebrew that I made turned out pretty good. Two main problems: it wasn't very alcoholic and the carbonation was a little low (I wonder if it is still considered beer ;) ). Tasted good though.

The algorithm for finding the longest path in a graph is NP-complete. For you systems people, that means it's *real slow*. -- Bart Miller

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