Archive for May, 2013

LED cubes and Raspberry Pis…

My plan of making an LED cube with a Raspberry Pi is coming together… been making a list of stuff I need, and looking good resources. IC 1: Serial in/Parallel out. Apparently this particular type of IC is called a 74HC595. Found it on a list of popular ICs for Arduino chips. Linked datasheet is […]


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OpenVPN & China’s Firewall

Ended up choosing an SSH SOCKS proxy + Tunnelblick because it had the fewest moving parts. Combined with a passwordless SSH key, I saw this status on Facebook today: Kyle is truly a computer wizard! as in, his Tunnelblick thingy is working! Location? China. Success.