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South Devon Tech Jam May 2021

South Devon Tech Jam

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Date Saturday 8th May 2021 Time 11am –> 14:00

Free signup via meetup

Or if you prefer not to use meetup then you can e-mail info AT sdtj DOT org DOT uk for more information.

This is a virtual event, and will be hosted on a EU/UK based instance of Big Blue Button. Link and information will be sent out to attendees.

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#SouthDevonTechJam,#Event,#Virtual, #TechJam,#STEM,#Computing,#Engineering,#BigBlueButton,#YearOfTheFediverse,

CONNECTING TO THE SOUTH DEVON TECH JAM MEETING

I have made a new blog post with instructions to help people connect. This can be found here

TEST LOGIN

There is a TEST LOGIN here which may be useful to help test your set up works ok. THIS IS NOT THE MEETING LINK

South Devon Tech Jam

South Devon Tech Jam

Date Saturday 10th April 2021 Time 11am –> 14:00

Free Signup via meet up

Or if you prefer not to use meetup then you can e-mail info AT sdtj DOT org DOT uk for more information.

This is a virtual event, and will be hosted on a EU/UK based instance of Big Blue Button. Link and information will be sent out to attendees.

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TAGS

#SouthDevonTechJam,#Event,#Virtual, #TechJam,#STEM,#Computing,#Engineering,#BigBlueButton,#YearOfTheFediverse,

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South Devon Tech Jam

South Devon Tech Jam

Date Saturday 13th March 2021 Time 11am –> 14:00

Free Signup via meetup

More info : info @ sdtj . org .uk

This is a virtual event, and will be hosted on a EU/UK based instance of Big Blue Button. Link and information will be sent out to attendees.

REFERENCES

TAGS

#SouthDevonTechJam,#Event,#Virtual, #TechJam,#STEM,#Computing,#Engineering,#BigBlueButton,#YearOfTheFediverse,

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A Look at the ATMegaZero Microcontroller

Another video from blitzcitydiy

Hosted on diode zone which is an instance of peertube video sharing.

#computing,#hardware,#hacking, #ATMegaZero,#MicroController,#electronics

Adding tables to Overleaf LaTeX document.

I am sharing this, in the hope that it helps to demonstrate my IT skills.

This shows:

  • Creation of a table using tables generator
  • Copying into a LaTeX document in Overleaf
  • Making a few modifications
  • Adding \listoftables to so that it is listed near the end of the document

#skills,#computing,#science,#LaTeX,#Overleaf,#tables

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Rosetta@home

This looks interesting if you're into Science and distributed computing : Running Rosetta@home on a Raspberry Pi with Fedora IoT

Links

Other distributed computing projects

Further reading

There is a software engineering thread on Qoto Discourse where we can discuss further if required. Or join Qoto.org and discuss there too.

#science,#hardware,#computer,#cluster,#distributed, #computing

I can be contacted on Mastodon here.

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Get a free Repl.it online IDE account here Get an Overleaf account here, Online collaborative LaTeX Editor

CAS Meeting 14/7/2020

Tuesdays Computing At School Twitter CASChat meeting:

Date: Tuesday 14th July Time: 8:00pm (20:00) UK time.

Please follow CasChat for more details and remember to use the hashtag #caschat

#computing, #teaching, #twitter,#caschat

FreeBSD 1

Further to my post on Vultures-eye earlier . I spent some time last night installing FreeBSD with the view to getting the game working. The page on freshports.

I also joined #freebsd on irc.freenode.net to ask for any help.

Once I had downloaded the ISO file and created an install DVD. I set about installing it. Text based installer is easy to use. Very similar to Slackware.

Once installed, I set about installing nethack with the package manager. (pkg install <packagename ) Once installed I realised that I probably need to run this through X.

I then set about installing X11 on the target netbook. This was painless, once installed started X11 with startx then ran the vulture-nethack game

Worth noting the config file can be found in /usr/home/user/.vulture as: vulture.conf

You may want to: Change the game window size Turn off music if you want to play the game and :-

  • watch a video
  • listen to other music.

The game worked fine, so I can get back to playing again.

The only issue I did seem to have was setting up a normal user account, this failed during the install process, not quite sure why, but I just added a new user with adduser from the root prompt. One thing to note about BSD is the user home director is in a different place. But that much different to under Linux.

I also installed prboom which is a free Doom game.

Given that I have never actually touched BSD at all. The ease of use is down to the great work of the developer team(s).

FreeBSD Handbook

#freebsd, #unix, #nethack, #technology, #computing, #irc, #freenode, #support, #install, #configure, #x11, #setup, #netbook

You can find me on Friendica at zleap@social.isurf.ca


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At the time of writing, CAS are still looking for someone to take over from Claire as South West coordinator.

In the meantime, as I have previously offered to support CAS on a local level. I am still willing to do this.

What I aim to do, is at least try and promote CAS on a local level, see if I can get more teachers / staff / educators in the CAS South Devon forum and take it from there.

I have lots of resources that I would like to share. But I also need feed back to help me improve these resources.

Resources

#computing, #school, #CAS, #forum, #Southwest, #update


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