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SyntaxHighlighting Evolved WordPress Plugin and a Custom Arduino Brush

by Carlyn Maw on February 28, 2014, one comment

I’ve been using github gists fairly heavily because of not wanting to bother to with code highlighting plugins since moving to a self hosted WordPress blog.  I finally got sick of that tonight while watching my site be suuupppperrr slow loading because of a call to This right after writing a tiny little gist […]

Intel Galileo and Bee Mail Part 3: The Object

by Carlyn Maw on February 28, 2014, 5 comments

Most of the other parts of this series will be about the Galileo Board and the software driving the project. This installment is about the object itself, which to me is the most important. The Bees The visible parts all come from my work as a Tech Disrupter at the Intel Experience store. – The […]

Field Trip to Michael Levine

by Carlyn Maw on February 27, 2014, no comments

Yesterday I went to Michael Levine for the first time with my friend Cecily Keim.  Turns out it’s a compound, two store fronts right across the street from each other. One has upholstery fabrics, the other more clothing and notions oriented.  Walking through both buildings with Cecily served as an excellent survey class on fabrics. […]

The Intel Galileo Board and Bee Mail Part 2: Blink

by Carlyn Maw on February 16, 2014, 6 comments

This section of the write up covers: Intel Galileo Board out of the box to first sketch Retaining a sketch through reboot Wiring up an external LED I will be assuming familiarity with making Arduino projects. The goal is to point out potential gotcha’s for Arduino/MacOS users and to have record for myself in the […]

Using find to delete malware on a server

by Carlyn Maw on February 15, 2014, no comments

My host ( let me know that it had found some malicious files on the various websites I host.  Malware can get snuck onto a site like a Cuckoo’s egg, using up resources and decreasing the reputation of domain names in spam filters and search results. I’m still working on properly fixing everything but some my […]

The Intel Galileo Board and Bee Mail Part 1: Overview

by Carlyn Maw on February 11, 2014, 5 comments

One of the benefits of working at the the Intel Experience Store was an excuse to play with an Intel Galileo Board. As a happy little AVR based Arduino programmer, the Galileo is not something I would have checked out otherwise. I’m glad to of had the opportunity because this project opened my eyes to […]

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