Video of Episode 2 of Portuguese Makers Hangouts

Video of Episode 2 of Portuguese Makers Hangouts

Hi everyone 🙂 As I said in my last post, I have been invited to participate in Episode 2 of the Portuguese Makers Hangouts. It was on the 21st of May at 22:00 (Lisbon time). In case you weren’t able to watch it  live, here’s the full hangout. It’s in portuguese but you’ll still be



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Portuguese Makers Hangout – Episode 2

Hi! 🙂 Recently I’ve been invited to participate in Episode 2 of the Portuguese Makers Hangouts. Quoting from  the webpage, “the purpose of these Hangouts is to gather the Portuguese Makers and get the world to know about their talents and their projects”. They are used to share experiences and create contents around the best



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How to Download all photos from your Picasa account in Ubuntu

Hi! 🙂 This short post follows my recent post on How to Download Complete Albums from Picasa in Ubuntu. A blog reader asked on the blog’s facebook page on how could he download all the photos and after a short research I found the solution. To download the entire photo set from a specific user



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High torque encoded DC motors for robots from car window motors

Hi! As I mentioned in my latest post on how to make Tiny Encoders for DC Motors, some time ago I went to a junkyard to salvage two powerful high torque DC motors from car window lifting systems to use in a robot. I had to take my own tools and dismantle the doors from



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Tiny Encoders for DC motors

Hi again! Today I’ll show you a small part of a project that I did a long time ago and, due to some changes of plans I didn’t end up using. Anyway, maybe this small project might come up handy for you. Some time ago I went to a junkyard to salvage two powerful high



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