This site uses hands-on experiments to show the basics of how real things in the real world are controlled with computers. Controlling The Real World With Computers This site is also for anyone who is the least bit curious about monitoring and controlling such things as motors, lights and switches, or recording and playing everything [...]
Stellarium is free GPL software which renders realistic skies in real time with openGL. With Stellarium, you really see what you can see with your eyes, binoculars or a small telescope. Stellarium is also used in real planetariums. Stellarium Open Source 3D Planetarium From Linux and Lamp – Open Source Software Works with Linux, Mac [...]
Celestia – The free space simulation The free space simulation that lets you explore our universe in three dimensions. Celestia runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. Unlike most planetarium software, Celestia doesn’t confine you to the surface of the Earth. You can travel throughout the solar system, to any of over 100,000 stars, [...]
Bug Labs – Modular Stackable Embedded Computer BUGbase is a fully programmable computer, with a CPU, RAM, rechargeable lithium-ion battery, USB, Ethernet, micro-SD and serial interfaces, and a small LCD with button controls. BUGbee is a low-power radio module based on the 802.15.4 protocol, perfect for creating a personal area network (PAN) for machine-to-machine (M2M), [...]
VeeCAD takes a schematic generated netlist and assists you to build a layout – but on stripboard (Veroboard). The usual design tools are provided: netlist import, component footprint definition, component positioning, wiring and connectivity check. VeeCAD for Stripboard with Auto Router Engineers and hobbyists use VeeCAD for prototypes and small quantity builds, saving hours planning [...]
Gizmodo – Gadgets Gizmos and Electronics An online review dedicated to gadgets, gizmos, and cutting-edge consumer electronics. “We post about a variety of gadgets, including computers, cellphones, video games, cameras and anything else you can push a button on.” About Gizmodo
Engadget – Gadget Reviews and Discussion Web Community and Blog Reviewing various electronic products.
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Levin Car PC Project “Desktop computing taken one step further into mobility. Welcome to dashboard computing.” “I’ve always wondered how it would be like to have a computer operating in the car. I wasn’t thinking of laptops with batteries, but with real desktops running off the power from a car.” “With some careful thought, I [...]
Mikes Optical Timer Counter “This page is the result of a lot of effort over the past couple years to develop a quality, inexpensive device to test shutters on the classic film cameras that I have been using…” .. Mike Mike’s Hobby Pages Model Railroading Apple II Restoration