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The Great Mind Block

Well, as many of you may have noticed, especially those rare few who read this blog space, I haven’t really updated lately.  The main reason for this has been that I have suffered a mind block in new ideas to post, and haven’t really don’t any projects worth mentioning.  This summer I did do lots …

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Raspberry Pi Project 2

Continuing my adventures with the Raspberry Pi I decided to go further then my silly little first project (Read about that here: http://www.patrickcorbett.ca/?p=76).  I decided to host a minecraft server on my Raspberry Pi.  After some minor issues I finally had that installed/configured and working fine.  In fact, if you wish to see a video of …

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Raspberry Pi Project 1

Raspberry Pi Project 1 The first, and probably easiest task I set out to do was to host a Minecraft server on my Raspberry Pi.  This was actually probably one of the easiest of my projects, which has now expanded into at least 4 different ones.  I typically can run 1-4 people on the Minecraft …

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Guild Wars 2 – The API

As many of you know I enjoy gaming and computers.  Although these are major activities in my life, I’ve never been the best programmer/developer in the world and really have no official training other than javascript and html.  Both of those I have mostly forgotten, however I am lucky with my job and I have …

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Youtube Channel

Although I have many mix feelings about the content of youtube, I cannot deny that it has provided countless hours of entertainment and countless pieces of information to get my through my day.  So I did create a youtube channel, mostly to post things for my friends and communities on social media, but also just …

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The Raspberry Pi

So many months ago I picked up a pair of Raspberry Pies (Model B) computers from Element 14 for about $35 USD each. The plan was to really just play around and see what I could do with a 35 dollar credit card sized computer.  Well after a few months of really doing nothing, I finally …