Author Archives: Alberto
Yesterday I received a Raspberry Zero W, that for approximately $10 include Wifi and Bluetooth (byebye dongles) but no Ethernet port. This post contains the instructions for configuring the Raspberry Pi Zero W so that he connects to the wifi network at the … Continue reading
Sometimes you have your hands full of bags, umbrellas, etc. In these cases it would be useful to open the door without keys, simply finishing ahead. My idea is to use a smartphone to trigger the opening of the door, using a … Continue reading
Recently I build an Oculus Rift like low cost alternative to simulate the original device. I have a smartphone with hd screen and find on Amazon an interesting kit (2 lens, 1 strap). So, I build a lego structure to bring … Continue reading
Today I have uploaded a video ‘Lego plays Ruzzle‘ on Youtube, to show how my creation works. I like to mix different technologies to create something innovative. I love Lego, and recently discovered Ruzzle, a popular mobile game. So, I decided … Continue reading
After some day of building, conding, and testing, I publish the first photo of my Lego Ruzzle Solver. The robot use 3 NXT motors: one for x-axis movement, one for y-axis movement, and one for move the “finger” up and … Continue reading
Yesterday I start to build a new Lego Mindstorm project to solve Ruzzle, a popular iOS/Android game. My goal is to merge both software (image processing, ocr, solver) and hardware (mechanics, servos, fake finger on a touchscreen) worlds, building a … Continue reading
If you develop a flash iframe facebook application that records images / video from the user camera, you have serious problem on Firefox on mac OSX: you are unable to interact with the flash settings dialog box.
Flash player on IE8 has a bug: the call to actionscript function navigateToURL(urlRequest) always opens in a new window.