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Unforbidden – From Apples to Raspberries

Here’s a photo of a raspberry pie. Okay, I think it’s about time to get into Raspberry Pi, and here are my initial thoughts on the matter. http://www.raspberrypi.org/ I’m not really the early-adopter type, and my own motivation is very … Continue reading

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Pi from the sky – all bets are off

OK, the FMTV Missing Link research and development has been rendered entirely redundant by the arrival of Raspberry Pi. There is simply no compelling reason to implement it with anything else, most persuasively because RaspPi has TCP/IP, and that is … Continue reading

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Out of the Murk and Mystery! The Missing Link Approaches!

Having finally gathered the correct bits and pieces, I’ve started putting circuits together. The basic circuit for an external time-lapse trigger is very simple and requires almost nothing more than the basic PICAXE 08M board with battery or DC power … Continue reading

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It lives! – the first steps of the Flying Monkey TV Missing Link

The Prototype Having finally ordered the USB programming cable, so that I can program the PICAXE circuits from my MacBook, I get around to actually trying out the PICAXE. I started with an old prototype board that I built a … Continue reading

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AKA – Artist / Researcher / Space / Worker / User

This is an unedited still from a Canon PowerShot A560 at full resolution (3072 x 2304) and maximum quality – 1/10 second, f2.6, ISO 80. I’m also investigating the pay off in terms of ISO number versus shutter speed. Timelapse … Continue reading

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Flying Monkey TV Missing Link Blog Updated – 29/3/11

I’ve updated the blog and created some new pages to separate some of the info into a more readable form. I’m still a bit behind with the actual physical building of the prototypes but I will start building seriously next … Continue reading

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Schrödinger’s Cat Looking For Heisenberg’s Principle In a Moonlit Cellar With No Windows

Here are 3 short timelapse videos made from the random shooting I did on day 3 of my Research & Development Bursary period at Access Space in Sheffield, UK. I mounted 3 unsynchronized cameras in the same position but looking … Continue reading

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