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offline RussellDust on 2019-06-24 14:17 [#02581106]
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offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-06-25 00:47 [#02581156]
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order now


offline dariusgriffin from cool on 2019-06-25 03:38 [#02581157]
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lol just when i bought a 3B+, oh well


online Hyperflake from Wirral (United Kingdom) on 2019-06-25 22:59 [#02581217]
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yeah raspberry pi 4 I will make a small amiga emulator with
a 4:3 screen and go in a small dark corner and play dungeon
master with a cup of coffee and a slice of cake


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-06-26 00:18 [#02581220]
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pi projects are like children. it's easy to make one, but
then you have to raise it, spend time building cabinets and
figuring out linux problems and most of them wind up at the
adoption agency.

back in like 2014, i cobbled together an elaborate music
system. i set up a pi my living room running icecast, and it
would just stream whatever connected to it. downstairs, a
computer ran winamp, winamp generated shoutcast. i found a
winamp add-on that lets you control winamp from your
smartphone, and then... i could shuffle, add, rewind tracks
from my phone. but then there was like an eight second delay
because of the streaming and recently i've found it more
convenient to simply devote an old laptop to be a living
room music player.

also circa 2014 -- the idea i had of mounting a pi inside a
bent yamaha, wire it up to the ghetto fm chip -- that got
about a third of the way along, i'd about finished wiring
all the points into the yamaha, mounted d-sub connectors,
banana jacks. cleared a space for the pi. then my life
exploded, and it's been mostly gathering dust since. perhaps
i'll get back to it someday


online Hyperflake from Wirral (United Kingdom) on 2019-06-26 01:07 [#02581228]
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your right for convenience sake, its probably not the best
option, but I guess putting it all together is part of the
fun, I know exactly what you mean though


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-06-26 02:27 [#02581239]
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it's more that i've learned i have to be very restrained in
committing to new projects, or i'll be like a manic buying
everything in the store. i'm easily excited; easily bored.

it starts off as an idea, and it's downhill from there.
bringing the idea into reality necessitates compromise:
problems you didn't anticipate. what was dreamed up as a
fast-forward montage of work is something that will actually
take you a solid week, if you could devote your full effort
to it, and didn't have a job. but you have a job, and in two
days, you'll have another idea

so, well, it's kind of win-win to be more reserved, and keep
most of them as ideas; be very deliberate about what you let
out of the gate


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-06-26 02:30 [#02581240]
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to wit, i almost impulse-ordered one of the new pi's. i
don't even have a specific idea. but, then i thot: ohhh,
ehh, i have a couple of the second-gen pi's i haven't dusted
off in ages, i may as well just keep working on music and
sorting out my collection of obsolete computer equipment


offline mohamed on 2019-06-28 22:57 [#02581367]
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teh machine


online Hyperflake from Wirral (United Kingdom) on 2019-06-29 04:51 [#02581396]
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yeah I worry if I order one it will quickly collect dust and
I will keep thinking i'll set it up today, and I probably
never will until its superseded by the next model


offline mohamed on 2019-06-29 09:30 [#02581407]
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anything you read can be used against you


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