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A while ago I reported on progress towards a Raspberry Pi based environmental logger.
Well, it has proved to be quite popular at work (several laboratories now use them to log temperature and humidity values for around £100 each device) so I wrote up pretty much all the instructions on how to build More >
I decided that the main Jartweb site (actually on the same servers) was looking a bit old and tatty, plus it did not behave properly on browsers on smartphones and tablets, so I decided to copy across the old content into the blog, creating new pages for each item.
When I get a moment, I’ll replace More >
Is the weather this year repeating that of last year?
In preparing this post on the latest riverside walk, I noticed another post from almost the same date last year. The similarity being the nice sunny warm weather in May. This time last year the weather was nice and sunny in early May then cooled More >
A few pictures from a round trip on one of the Thames Clipper ferry services. This was an exceptionally warm afternoon in May 2012 a week before the rainy Diamond Jubilee celebrations on the same river! The Thames Clipper service is a nice way to travel along the river from Westminster end, out as More >
As part of a new BBC4 series on Measurement, a film crew has been working at NPL, filming various items for the three hour-long episodes. The presenter of the series is Marcus du Sautoy, and he and the film crew spend some time with me in the dimensional metrology laboratories, filming some More >
I have been playing around at building something using the Arduino system. (I have tried to mix the supplier links on this page, though for reference, all items so far have been supplied by Proto-Pic UK).
At work, we have a temperature logger that plugs into the network. It stores temperature and More >