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C.H.I.P First Impressions

Last year in November, I preordered a new single-board computer, freshly being offered from Next Thing Co.; the C.H.I.P.   This past Tuesday, it finally arrived (it was estimated originally to ship around May, but I’ve been happy to wait), and I have been pleasantly surprised by the $9 device since then. I say $9 … Continue reading C.H.I.P First Impressions

Pico TTS, or: How to get your PC to read your PDFs to you

When faced with having to read a large book, my eyes can get very strained, forcing me to rest, though my brain remains awake enough to work. This is especially true for non-recreational (read: work) purposes,  when I do not have the liberty of reading slowly. Tasked with reading a 200-page e-book in one day, I … Continue reading Pico TTS, or: How to get your PC to read your PDFs to you