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Linux in-flight entertainment

I traveled to Phoenix this week to give a BACnet and Lighting Applications presentation to the NEMA JSC on DALI. I flew there aboard a Song Airlines 757. During the powerup sequence for the plane, all the passengers were greeted … Continue reading

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BACnet Plugfest Complete

Today was the final day of the BACnet Interoperability Workshop, or Plugfest as it is commonly called. Over the two and a half days we found only two bugs in the open source BACnet stack at SourceForge that I ported … Continue reading

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Random Photos

Random photos and random music have different user expectations than what a random number generator provides. If I am listening to a bunch of songs on an MP3 player at random on a long airline flight, I don’t expect to … Continue reading

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Learning Python

Last year I started teaching my son Joshua, who was 10 years old at the time, to learn the programming language of Python. I had searched for and researched a Kids Programming Language, and settled on Python and the Livewires … Continue reading

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Personal Software Process – PSP

I learned the Personal Software Process from A Discipline for Software Engineering during lunchtime at work in 1996. During the course, the student is required to write some programs that perform statistical analysis of their data from writing the programs. … Continue reading

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