our new tortoiseshell cat is a bitch princess

our new tortoiseshell cat is a bitch princess

this is Pepper, or Princes Peppers as she has become more commonly called.

she is a tortoiseshell, or tortie for short.¬†apparently torties are known for their tortitude, a fact i wasn’t aware of when we got her! more on¬†that in a moment.

how did we end up with a dirt-colored princess?

my absolute best buddy of 13 years, …

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just make something!

just make something!

the maker/DIY trend isn’t about Arduinos or 3D printers. it’s not about laser cutters and hackerspaces. it’s about creating instead of just consuming.

you don’t have to be an artist or a scientist. many makers/hackers have both strong left and right brain tendencies. you also don’t need to know how to write code or operate a …

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a complete guide to hacking your vehicle bus on the cheap & easy – part 2 (interpreting the data)

a complete guide to hacking your vehicle bus on the cheap & easy – part 2 (interpreting the data)

in part 1 of this series, i covered the basics for how to interface with a vehicle bus using an inexpensive USB or Bluetooth ELM327-based scan tool. in part 2 below, i’ll go over how to actually use that hardware interface to collect and analyze data with the intention of discovering how to interact with …

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a complete guide to hacking your vehicle bus on the cheap & easy – part 1 (hardware interface)

a complete guide to hacking your vehicle bus on the cheap & easy – part 1 (hardware interface)

modern vehicles have internal networks that provide access to nearly every major component and accessory – everything from the transmission to the cd-changer.

why hack it? because you can! maybe you want to install your own car-puter that will replace the radio and climate controls. or maybe you’d like to make your key fob roll up …

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