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Arduino Control PC Powerstate

 I found myself in a situation where I needed to be able to ping a computer and based on the response power cycle the machine. The Arduino pings the target system and determines if the machine is responsive. If the machine is not responsive it will simply power cycle the machine and wait 3 minutes

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Bitcoin – How my computer bought tools!

Virtual currency is term that just screams fake right? Have you heard of Bitcoin, Litecoin or Dogecoin? There is countless other forms of virtual currency out there right now as well. Virtual currency has exploded over the last 3 months. Why, you ask? The currency is becoming more mainstream and more websites accept it as payment.

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Obstacle Avoidance – Self Guided

One of the unique things that was learned from the Arduino Rover, was the design of basic avoidance routines. The routines are almost always unique to the platform. This is true even if using multiple RC cars. The RC cars drives will respond and handle differently based on a number of basic factors to include traction,

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