Speech Therapy: Using Voice Recognition Software #1

I was recently purchased a voice recognition software called Dragon dictate. It costs US$300. I must say it is very expensive, but the reason why I spend this amount of money is to be able to write my post off-line using a digital recorder. What I realised is, that it is very difficult to use…

Learning Adobe Illustrator

In the past couple of days – I am trying out Adobe Illustrator. I’ve been wanting to do this for years and finally I managed to get myself to do this. It’s actually easier that what I thought. Here is an icon that I created using Illustrator.

Image Processing Technique: Noise Reduction

Learned a new technique today, which is the following: Noise reduction on Lightroom. By zooming 100% – we can adjust the noise reduction but at the same time avoid the image from being washed out. Masking the sharpening. By pressing the key Alt (Option) while adjust the slider, we can see the areas where the photo…

Design Thinking – Something new that I learned

I have been waking up very early in the past couple of months. Rejuvenating the lifestyle that I was accustomed too. And during this early hours – there are few things that I would do: Organize my day Clear my high priority tasks Learn something These 3 items are done before I head to the…

Arrived back…

Finally arrived back from my one night trip to Singapore. Came back with an awesome toy..   Back in Malaysia. Super hot! #theta360 – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA  

New Toy! Theta360

One of those case of terbeli First photo! #theta360 – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA It’s fabulous though!!1

Time Broadband…

It has been a long time since I last posted. Apart from busy with work, I have been busy enjoying my new broadband. I have been a customer of Unifi since they first launch, upgraded my then 4mbps Streamyx connection to 20mbps unifi. That was an awesome upgrade. I remember writing this then – Unifi Speed…

32GB FTW

I recently “upgraded” my Mac Pro to iMac. It came with 8GB memory. The cost of upgrading or doing BTO with Apple was way too expensive. My options were: Buy from MacSales Buy from Lowyat Lowyat did not have much option apart from DDR3 1600 RAM. Pretty frustrating. So I decided to order from MacSales…

More shopping..

And again – I bought more stuffs from RS Online. This time around I got few things: I/O expander that runs on I2C I2C based LCD displays 220 ohms resistors 10 kiloohms resistors (to act as a pull up resistors)   Damn

Finally. Managed to get working

I finally managed to get my sensor working! So happy. The JST connector – after a few tries again I managed to crimp it. Seriously even with a crimpler – I would probably struggle to do it.  I managed to achieve two things: Read the sensor values Upload the sensor to the cloud There are…

IoT Cloud – It Works!!!

Here’s the setup. Simple temperature sensor connected to the analog inputs.So it works. I managed to do a simple setup to read the temperature of my room and send it to the cloud for analysis 🙂 The data are then sent thru Intel iotkit-agent. Shown below is the log file of the agent. At the…

JST ZH 6-pin 

As part of the PM2.5 project, I bought the the GP2Y1010AU0F sensor from RS online.      What I failed to realized is that the sensor came in without a connector. The socket that it came with is a JST ZH 6-pin 1.5mm pitch male socket. Damn. Thought I could kick start some of the work…