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by mrlily
Mon, 11 Nov 2013 11:59 pm
Forum: Computer, Internet, Phone & Electronics
Topic: What can YOU do with a RPi (Rasberry Pi)?
Replies: 14
Views: 3558

installed pidora, fedora's OS for rasberry pi. given my servers are running on fedora, why not. there are quite a few alternative OS's available, http://www.raspberrypi.org/Downloads http://rpi.mechanical.co.nz/rpi2.jpeg http://rpi.mechanical.co.nz/terminal1.jpeg using a usb cable for power and foun...
by mrlily
Mon, 11 Nov 2013 7:20 pm
Forum: Computer, Internet, Phone & Electronics
Topic: What can YOU do with a RPi (Rasberry Pi)?
Replies: 14
Views: 3558

yes! rpi delivery complete. how do you turn these things on? ;-)

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by mrlily
Sat, 09 Nov 2013 3:09 pm
Forum: Computer, Internet, Phone & Electronics
Topic: What can YOU do with a RPi (Rasberry Pi)?
Replies: 14
Views: 3558

move on norm. you can always start a new topic, maybe "how to turn on an rpi" or "the most common uses of an rpi" let's hope some DIY'ers are keen to share their projects. most likely i'll start with a quad and write some sort of basic flight control in C. will buy the motors, co...
by mrlily
Sat, 09 Nov 2013 2:10 pm
Forum: Computer, Internet, Phone & Electronics
Topic: What can YOU do with a RPi (Rasberry Pi)?
Replies: 14
Views: 3558

there is nothing imaginative about using a rpi as a server etc... this post is not aimed at the norm (however it took about 5mins for someone to respond with the standard, norm). i'm after some discussion around using one to control something, modifying them, running your own code on them (not insta...
by mrlily
Sat, 09 Nov 2013 1:36 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: An online startup in Singapore for less than 10k? maybe....
Replies: 74
Views: 49630

anyone want a mobile coding project to put on their CV? i'm considering turning this website into a mobile app (android, iphone). for the right person (or people), the project would be performed remotely and in your own time, you would get access to a linux box with the necessary data, access... for...
by mrlily
Sat, 09 Nov 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: Computer, Internet, Phone & Electronics
Topic: What can YOU do with a RPi (Rasberry Pi)?
Replies: 14
Views: 3558

What can YOU do with a RPi (Rasberry Pi)?

bought a model b RPi yesterday, it should turn up (perth) monday. the plan is to use it to build a quad-copter drone. my daughter forgot to take her lunch to school yesterday, also my strife recently locked her keys in the car (spare set at home), hmmmmm... anyone have experience using one to contro...
by mrlily
Thu, 31 Jan 2013 11:47 pm
Forum: Computer, Internet, Phone & Electronics
Topic: What is your setup like and why.
Replies: 109
Views: 41308

Funny you should mention SGI. I am writing an article for another site on the history of virtualization going back to 1959, throught the Manchester Atlas, various IBM mainframes and touching on the Cray offerings (Intel based history is for part 2. have u finished that article and is it publicly av...
by mrlily
Wed, 28 Nov 2012 1:17 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: An online startup in Singapore for less than 10k? maybe....
Replies: 74
Views: 49630

wow, it's been a while. for those who are interested, the website has been running for about 4 years now. i've completely re-built it a number of times, solely due to the server we host from being shared (~20 websites from a single server). generally shared hosts restrict bandwidth, storage space an...
by mrlily
Fri, 06 Jan 2012 7:47 am
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Book business in Singapore
Replies: 36
Views: 18375

I have been thinking about a bookstore but my intention is to do it in my home country. I want to sell 2nd hand books and some new ones but my focus would be on preowned books. there is no money selling secondhandbooks (new books maybe, niche). initially, and more than likely long term, rental cost...
by mrlily
Fri, 12 Nov 2010 1:55 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Looking for customised Messenger sling bag supplier/ manufac
Replies: 9
Views: 7374

I also like to know is there any risk to starting from a blogshop or online web. question: i ALREADY HAVE a product to sell, maybe i should market it online because it is easy, cheap or even free? if your answer goes something like this; firstly i'll sign up for a free blogshop with an obscure name...
by mrlily
Fri, 12 Nov 2010 1:46 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: Looking for customised Messenger sling bag supplier/ manufac
Replies: 9
Views: 7374

I also like to know is there any risk to starting from a blogshop or online web. question: i ALREADY HAVE a product to sell, maybe i should market it online because it is easy, cheap or even free? if your answer goes something like this; firstly i'll sign up for a free blogshop with an obscure name...
by mrlily
Sat, 06 Nov 2010 12:08 am
Forum: Property Talk, Housing & Rental
Topic: Buying a condo
Replies: 9
Views: 6934

most likely stating the obvious but here goes anyway; buying a property with the intention of flicking it off in the short term directly exposes you to market fluctuations, do you feel lucky? however, buying as a LONG TERM investment, history would say, property prices go up. from experience (owning...
by mrlily
Fri, 05 Nov 2010 11:03 pm
Forum: Relocating, Moving to Singapore
Topic: Bringing two kittens to Singapore next summer
Replies: 9
Views: 5987

try these people, we are using them to export our cat to australia from singapore (cat will be shipped in the next week). they organise the entire process, door to door (any country). we tried a few others but they gave us conflicting and inaccurate info. we now own the most expensive longkang (stra...
by mrlily
Fri, 05 Nov 2010 4:18 pm
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: How to sell quality wood products here?
Replies: 3
Views: 3239

beppi wrote:Admittedly, theirs is mostly badly made junk, but people here will not pay much premium for quality.


disagree, you get what you pay for. how many cardboard (MDF) ikea products do you own?
by mrlily
Sat, 07 Aug 2010 1:46 am
Forum: Business in Singapore
Topic: How/where to find a business partner in Singapore
Replies: 1
Views: 3841

hi, please excuse my ignorance but what do you mean by "industrial power automation sector" automation being controls type people? such as honeywell guru's or similar? - are you looking for investors? or coders? - what is your background? are you web orientated looking for industrial types...

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