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Andy Stanford-Clark

Dinosaur retrofit

A month or so ago, I had an email from a Dr Lucy Rogers (@DrLucyRogers), who wanted to talk about human-sized animatronic dinosaurs. Animatronic dinosaurs are much more interesting that what I normally get to talk about on a Monday morning, and we’ve been in touch since then, the culmination of our dinosaur conversation being... Continue reading

Home automation from 50 miles away – with a Raspberry Pi

Simon Maple and Andy Stanford-Clark, Friends of Pi from IBM, have been having a lot of fun with Andy’s house, which is networked and monitored up to the rafters. They’ve added a Raspberry Pi, IBM’s Liberty Profile, and Really Small Message Broker for sending telemetry-type data using MQTT. The result is a great little tech demo where... Continue reading