Monthly Archives: September 2014

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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