The Making of the Library Occupancy Estimation System, Part 1 – the Idea

So… Here’s a problem that most CMU students encounter on a daily basis: finding someplace to study. This process is surprisingly labor intensive: Here’s an example: You decided to find some place to study. You walk to Sorrells Library in Wean, and it was full: after the recent renovation the library has become one ofContinue reading “The Making of the Library Occupancy Estimation System, Part 1 – the Idea”

“Adding” a microUSB port to a HDMI recorder

So the device is here… But it is not what I wanted… Apparently there are two types of this device on eBay that look identical, one with a microUSB port, one without. I, of course, accidentally bought the one without the microUSB port. So what is missing from the non-microUSB version? I suspect that ifContinue reading ““Adding” a microUSB port to a HDMI recorder”

Hacking 100% orange juice to run multiple instances

I recently got the game 100% Orange Juice, and as a board game it doesn’t support local multiplayer. It does have an online multiplayer though. So the idea is to run multiple instances of the game, and use the online multiplayer mode to “simulate” local multiplayer. However, it doesn’t event want to you to runContinue reading “Hacking 100% orange juice to run multiple instances”