I’m a big Microsoft products user and I’ve used Windows for many years. I started using Microsoft OS based phones in the Windows Mobile 5 era. The Windows Phone platform is beautiful and some features are unmatched so far (live tiles, Continuum, and Windows Hello).

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In this tutorial I am going to show you how to create a soil moisture and light monitor for your plants using an Arduino. You can use it to keep track of when your plants need water and light. I’m also going to show you how to collect the data on a Raspberry Pi and display it on an LCD.

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SerialProtocol is a software protocol for sending structured data via serial between two Arduino, two Raspberry Pi, or an Arduino and a Raspberry Pi.

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We recently moved in a new building that has open offices. It get pretty loud sometimes with ~10 people in the same room. I wanted something that can isolate me from the noise and since I don’t like ear plugs, I decided on noise cancellation headphones. After reading some reviews I tried Bose QuietComfort 15 and Audio-Technica ATH-ANC7b.

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