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Andrew Back

United Kingdom United Kingdom

Freelance Consultant | AB Open

Open source (hardware and software!) advocate, Treasurer and Director of the Free and Open Source Silicon Foundation, organiser of Wuthering Bytes technology festival and founder of the Open Source Hardware User Group.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

1 week ago

Building the Google Open Nsynth Super

A Raspberry Pi and machine learning powered instrument for generating new unique sounds that exist between different sounds.

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Andrew Back

Wireless

3 weeks ago

Building a Digital Mobile Radio Repeater Part 2: Radios, Enclosure, Raspberry Pi and Power

Adding UHF radios with cooling, a Raspberry Pi for the MMDVM host, plus power distribution and neatly packaging it all in a rack mount enclosure.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

1 month ago

Exploring Ethereum with Raspberry Pi Part 2: Creating a Private Blockchain

Setting up a brand new test network with preallocated funds and peering nodes.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

1 month ago

Building Custom Remote Sensing Platforms with the Pi 3 Model B+

PoE capable Pi provides excellent foundations for custom remote sensing platforms.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

1 month ago

Building a Remote SDR with the Pi 3 Model B+ and SDRplay RSP2

Putting the radio where the antenna is with a PoE capable Pi and low cost SDR receiver.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

1 month ago

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B vs. 3 Model B+

What's in a plus? A side-by-side comparison of the latest Pi and its predecessor.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

2 months ago

A Pi-Powered Plan 9 Cluster

Building a 4-node cluster for experimenting with the distributed operating system.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

2 months ago

My Raspberry Pi Thinks It’s a PDP-8!

Constructing the PiDP-8 minicomputer front panel for SimH.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

2 months ago

Exploring Ethereum with Raspberry Pi - Part 1: Getting Started

Installing and running an Ethereum blockchain client on a Pi 3 Model B.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi

3 months ago

AI Powered Identification with the Pidentifier!

Build a Raspberry Pi-based object-identifying appliance with a Pi 3 Model B, Pi Camera, Intel Movidius NCS, the DesignSpark Pmod HAT, and a Digilent OLED Pmod.

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Andrew Back

Design of a Korg Nutube Amplifier Part 5: Finishing Touches

Adding a custom laser cut enclosure, dials and a protective case.

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Andrew Back

Internet of Things

3 months ago

Things Network Hardware Makes LoRaWAN Easy

Official hardware from The Things Network expedites LoRaWAN application development.

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