My name is Clinton Freeman, a software engineer who lives in Queensland, Australia. These days I mostly build technology for creative projects. Stuff like:
I find writing helpful and share my articles on the off chance that they're useful to others. A complete article list can be found in the directory, but here are some of the more popular ones:
Latest: Device Superpowers
Before we get started, I want to make this clear. Apple: I love you. Although, these days, this love is increasingly for iOS and macOS. But before we get distracted, let’s focus on the good; the trifecta. Apple CarPlay, 2012 era Apple Thunderbolt displays and those slick external GPU’s.
Apple CarPlay is the best. Each time I plug my iPhone into the car, it feels like I’m injecting it with some sort of comic book inspired serum. By becoming an extension of my phone, the car gets superpowers. My iPhone fills the car with my music, podcasts and contacts. Plus it’s all seamlessly controlled by the traditional interface within the car. It’s not a dangerous distraction, I don’t need to touch the phone, everything is available via voice commands or buttons on the steering wheel. I often think of CarPlay as the perfect embodiment contextual computing, both my iPhone and car adapt to the presence of one another to provide the best possible experience while driving.continue reading...
- Why do my 3D prints curl and lift?
- How much power does a 3D printer use?
- How do I stop plastic from oozing when 3D printing?
- Is 3D Printed PLA food safe?
- Raspberry Pi comparison chart
- What are the best SD cards to use in a Raspberry Pi?
- How to Bootstrap a Raspberry Pi from your Laptop
- Using Golang to connect Raspberry PIs and Arduinos over serial
- How responsive are Estimote iBeacons?
- An Open Love Letter to Van Neistat
- Original Reference Material
- Non-blocking control of stepper motors on Arduino
The above 'family tree' of influences is a bit of an advent calender, initialed names are my current research front. After I have found out as much as I can about the work of someone I admire, I write them a love letter. The initials of their influences get added and the family tree grows.
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Hi! Subconsciously you already know this, but let's make it obvious. Hopefully this article was helpful. You might also find yourself following a link to Amazon, Lego or eBay to learn more about parts or equipment. If you end up placing an order, I make a couple of dollarydoos. We aren't talking a rapper lifestyle of supercars and yachts, but it does help pay for the stuff you see here. So a massive shoutout to everyone that enables this place. Thanks!