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Melon/Cucumber White Sangria

We got this recipe from a mixology class at the Sanctuary Spa and Resort in Phoenix. The class itself was a little weird, but this sangria is amazing and we make it all the time. I’m not usually a sweet

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Bluetooth – Edison to Smart Phone

The Most Useful Thing You Can Do With Bluetooth – Connect To Your Phone I’ve received a number of comments and questions about how to do this, so I figured I’d write up a full blog post on the topic.

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Edison to Edison Bluetooth

Intro So, there’s a lot of information out there about how to get Bluetooth working on your Intel Edison. For example, Intel has published this incredibly 73 page document on using the Edison bluetooth. 73 pages?! There’s also some info on

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Sparkfun 9dof Block

The Sparkfun Blocks I’ve started experimenting with the SparkFun blocks for Intel Edison. To use them, you’re going to need a Base Block or a Console Block. If you’re deciding which one to get let me save you the trouble…buy

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Edison Storage and Logging

Edison Storage The Yocto Linux build for Edison has pre-allocated amounts of storage space for different partitions. To check on the allocated space, use the df command: You’ll notice that the /dev/root/ partition, where your libraries and software packages are

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Wifi Library for Arduino

So, with all these tutorials about running Edison on the linux side, I thought it might be nice to post something about Arduino and some extra add-ons for that. This post will be about adding the native wifi capability to your

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Get Going with Wifi

Everyone born after 1980 knows that you just can’t live without the internet. It’s a simple fact of life. As such, we better get our Edison connected to the world wide web. The following is a simple tutorial to do just that.

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Automatic Scripting at Boot-Up

Obviously, there’s a huge power in being able to have programs start automatically at boot with Edison. There’s a “real” linux style way to do it, and then there’s the hacked Arduino style way. I’ll go over both in this

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Intro to Edison

So, what is Edison? Quite simply, Edison is a SD card sized computing platform. It’s powered by the Intel® Atom™ SoC dual-core CPU, meaning it has about as much compute power as an early 2000s computer, but equipped with today’s

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Connecting to Edison on OSX

This post describes the process of connecting to Edison from Mac OSX. The standard protocol for connecting to Edison’s yocto linux distribution is to ssh via USB. Just for reference, I’m on OS X Mavericks 10.9.4. The basic idea: 1.

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