Author Archives: Mario

Fixing and Modifying my 3D printer

A while back I got myself a 3D printer, and lets just say stuff happened and its hasn’t been setup until this summer. Being it took so long for it to get setup, my printer has become a little out … Continue reading

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NESC or Nintendo Entertainment System Controller Library

A write up on a new Arduino library I made for interfacing with a NES controller Continue reading

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NoDelay Library Update!

This took me a little longer to get to writing then I was hoping for, but here it is. I did some more work on the NoDelay Arduino Library and fix some bugs. The biggest was an issue that would … Continue reading

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A Fireplace for Christmas

What do you do when you want to hang your stockings up on the fireplace but you don’t have one? The answer is simple, you build one! This is what was asked of me by my sister as she wanted … Continue reading

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Write String to Arduino EEPROM Update And Example

*This is a followup to my Write String to Arduino EEPROM article.* As it goes, sometimes you find one thing when looking for another. In this case, I was doing some research on a project I’m planing to make in … Continue reading

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CSV to QIF Python Converter

Recently I have wanted to start keeping better track of my finances. To do this I started using a personal financing software called HomeBank to keep track of my spending. Virtually all of my different financial accounts offer ways in … Continue reading

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Iron Man Arc Reactor

The Arc Reactor is (in my opinion) one of the coolest pieces of Sifi tech to come out of the comics / movies ever. Not only is it a useful device for powering things like armed suits, it also just … Continue reading

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World Maker Faire 2015

Another year and another wonderful time at World Maker Faire! This year marks the sixth year for this annual event and my third year of attendance. Still, even with two prior years of experience coming to this show I am still … Continue reading

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NoDelay Arduino Library

While I was in the process of programming a simple robot (One day I’ll write that up), I started working on an easy way to use the mills function to help perform tasks at different times. The concept is taken … Continue reading

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My Adafruit FRAM I2C Plus Library

Not long ago, Adafruit released there I2C FRAM breakout board. This board offers 32 kbytes (256 Kbits) of storage space and the ability to be read/written to ten trillion times. That is a lot of cycles and much more then … Continue reading

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