It’s just under two weeks until I arrive at the Microsoft Ignite 2016 conference in Atlanta Georgia. I’m very excited to not just attend, but speak as well. I will be: Presenting four theater sessions, see below. Participating in a Community Continue reading A busy week at Microsoft Ignite 2016!
This last Saturday, I exhibited my Raspberry Pi Gizmo at the Microsoft booth at the Chicago Southland Maker Faire. It was very rewarding because the kids that came by the booth found it very engaging. For the Maker Fair, I had my Continue reading Adventures in IoT, Part 5
I’ll be working at the Microsoft booth at the August 27, 2016 Maker Faire in Mokena! I’ll be showing off my Raspberry Pi gizmo. Since I last blogged about it, I’ve added a relay and have control of one of Continue reading Come to the Chicago Southland Maker Faire!
I’ve recently become aware of the risks of buying Micro SD Cards online. I got a new phone a few weeks ago, a Lumia 640 XL, to replace my Lumia 925. As a result, I needed to buy a new Continue reading Avoid Defective SD Cards! Test your cards as soon as you buy them. Here’s how!
Since my last post, I took some pictures of the hardware: On either side of the box are the two motor-driven plastic gadgets – one is a red fan for floating a small Styrofoam ball, and the other is a Continue reading Adventures in IoT, Part 3
Since my last post about creating the SocialUproar 2.0, a Raspberry Pi 2 gadget running Windows 10 IoT Core, a few things happened: I packed all the components neatly into a cardboard and cellophane box that originally housed an RC Continue reading Adventures in IoT, part 2
The History A few years ago, the Microsoft Technology Center in Detroit built something called a Social Downpour. I never saw it in person, but some friends of mine at Microsoft told me about it and showed me pictures. It’s Continue reading Adventures in IoT, the Internet of Things
Today Microsoft announced a slew of new devices and some news about Hololens: Hololens developer kits will go on sale first quarter of next year and cost $3000. Microsoft has two new phones, the Lumia 950 and 950XL. The initial Continue reading Awesome Microsoft Device Announcements