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Understanding the digital read pin on a microcontroller
6 July 2017 | Updated 10 June 2018
When working with electronics, one will very often come across working with digital readings. Digital read (and write) pins are available on many microcontrollers and is one of the simpler pins to work with.
Using eSpeak to make a Raspberry Pi talk
29 January 2016
eSpeak is a compact, open source text to speech synthesiser for Windows and Linux and is a great piece of software to create a talking Raspberry Pi. It is able to synthesise speech from text in English and other languages (including Afrikaans).
16 July 2017
Steve, and I assume most cats, have the ability to be wherever they are not wanted, e.g. when there are small precision pieces lying everywhere, like puzzle piece, small electronic components and even food.
Using keyboard shortcuts in Aseprite
23 February 2020
Keyboard shortcuts are a great way to increase the speed and efficiency of a software program. This post discusses the usage of keyboard shortcuts with Aseprite.
ABS LEGO plastic brick material in Blender
22 October 2019
Blender is great for creating LEGO and other plastic brick models. This post will show how to create solid plastic material in the Blender Cycles and Eevee render engines.