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DrLucyRogers

United Kingdom

Inventor | Makertorium Ltd

I am an inventor, engineer, writer and presenter. Other stuff: Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor of Engineering: Creativity and Communication at Brunel University London; Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and have a PhD in bubbles; Judge on BBC Robot Wars.

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DrLucyRogers

Internet of Things

3 days ago

Getting a human-understandable reading from a sensor.

The output from sensors are often just a number between 0 and 1023. This project uses Node-RED functions to change that to a human-readable resistance, voltage or temperature - use whichever parts apply to your project.

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DrLucyRogers

Raspberry Pi

6 days ago

We have ways of making your Pi talk

Would you like your Pi to speak to you? This project shows how to use espeak and a Node-RED function to make your Pi speak your thoughts. Or an input. Or whatever you tell it to.

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DrLucyRogers

Internet of Things

6 days ago

What inputs can I use with my Raspberry Pi? Part 2 - Proportional sensors

To be useful, a computer needs to be able to interact with the world outside its own box. To do this, it needs inputs and outputs. This article explains some of the proportional sensors we can use.

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DrLucyRogers

Internet of Things

1 week ago

What inputs can I use with my Raspberry Pi? Part 1 - Switches and logic-level sensors

To be useful, a computer needs to be able to interact with the world outside its own box. To do this, it needs inputs and outputs. This article explains some of the switches and logic-level sensors we can use.

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DrLucyRogers

Raspberry Pi

6 days ago

TwitterBots are us (How to tweet from Node-RED)

Twitter bots - or automated tweets - have got themselves a bad name - mainly from spamming people. However, there are some that are useful. This project shows how to make your own Twitter bot using a Raspberry Pi and Node-RED.

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DrLucyRogers

Also In the News

3 months ago

How has the corona virus pandemic affected engineers? Part 2.

I asked six engineers from different industries how the pandemic has affected them. Part 2.

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DrLucyRogers

Also In the News

3 months ago

How has the corona virus pandemic affected engineers? Part 1 – Business related.

I asked six engineers from different industries how the pandemic has affected their work / company.

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DrLucyRogers

Also In the News

2 months ago

Digital Nomad

“Digital Nomad”. Take your laptop, and work from anywhere. I think more companies will accept this and more people will take advantage of it. We may even eventually become one global community!

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DrLucyRogers

Also In the News

3 months ago

Social Distancing Devices

Socially distancing is simple when there's not many people around - but much harder in more public areas. I take a look at some of the methods people have come up with to remind ourselves, or others, to keep your distance.

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DrLucyRogers

Also In the News

3 months ago

Trust

Gaslighting, falsehoods, FAKE NEWS etc. all contribute to the loss of trust that we are having within our country. And with loss of trust, goes loss of community. And a loss of community means we won't thrive.

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DrLucyRogers

Also In the News

5 months ago

Learning Through Failure

I often rejoice in my failures. I enjoy making fun of myself. However ...

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DrLucyRogers

Also In the News

5 months ago

Which industries are thriving during the Corona Crisis?

It's easy to see that many industries are struggling during the Corona Crisis - but which ones are doing well?

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