Tracking your bank accounts with a Raspberry Pi: Kresus

Posted on July 24, 2017 in DIY • 5 min read

I always had troubles tracking expenses on my bank accounts. You never have the correct password or login when you want to check your bank account status, you have to log into every bank website when you have multiple bank accounts, bank interfaces are super painful and so on. I …


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Raspberry Pi install checklist

Posted on February 28, 2017 in DIY • 2 min read

UPDATE (13/07/2017): Removed RPi-Monitor and replaced it by Monitorix.

This is some memo for me, to use as a checklist whenever I set up a new Raspberry Pi which is to be running continuously (typically as a webserver).

First, I start from the lite version of Raspbian.

After …


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Doing low cost telepresence (for under $200)

Posted on October 08, 2015 in DIY • 7 min read

With a friend, we recently started a project of building a project of low cost telepresence robot (sorry, link in French only).

The goal is to build a robot that could be used to move around a room remotely, and stream audio and video in both directions. Our target budget …


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Controlling servomotors on a Raspberry Pi

Posted on May 02, 2015 in DIY • 4 min read

For a project (documentation to be added soon) of low-cost telepresence robot, I had to handle three servomotors with a Raspberry Pi. I chose a Raspberry Pi board as it is very cheap and has a decent camera which can be easily used to stream video at a good resolution …


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Quelques astuces pour Arduino

Posted on 02 July 2014 in DIY • 2 min read

Voici astuces en vrac pour Arduino que j’ai découvertes ces derniers jours, en codant pour CitizenWatt et en particulier pour le capteur.

Stocker des données en Flash

Il peut arriver d’avoir pas mal de données statiques dans un programme et donc d’arriver à court de RAM disponible …


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