Home Automation Project – Update

Its an ongoing project, will it end? Probably not 😛 Anyhow I thought it was time for an update. The current version has been re-written in VB .Net. New features include triggering events at sunrise/sunset, current weather reports, Text to Speech and Intelligent Speech Recognition so people can interact with the system using only voice Read more about Home Automation Project – Update[…]

Local content is the essence of community broadcasting

Author : Michele Bawden Community broadcasting — radio and television — was created to develop and reflect a sense of Australian identity, character and cultural diversity. Community radio stations feel very strongly about ‘local content’ and fear it may be further diluted under a review being undertaken by Communications Minister Stephen Conroy. The federal government Read more about Local content is the essence of community broadcasting[…]

Computer Controlled Christmas 2009 Update

Christmas is well and truly over for yet another year, for some strange reason I decided it was a good idea to take down and pack up all the lights on a 35 degree day, ahhh… note to self, *bad idea!* Anyhow here are a few pics of the display and a bunch of new Read more about Computer Controlled Christmas 2009 Update[…]