I’ve recently been tidying up and getting rid of a lot of things before a house move in the new year (goodbye beautiful new office). I came across a whole bunch of PC components and decided to build myself a new NAS with a bunch of them. I’ll be catching up on the NAS build in the new year but for now wanted to focus on the case.
The only component I didn’t have spare was a case to house anything in. I’ve been trying to get the blue and orange themes split equally in my office so decided to go with an orange case. … More Aerocool DS200 ATX Case Review (It’s Very Orange…)
After several questions I thought it was time for me to try and overclock a server chip. Despite some problems with this when I first got my Xeon 2660 V4 I thought I’d give it another go. … More How to (Not) Overclock a Xeon 2660 V4
We’re picking up where we left off last week in creating our own CCTV monitoring software in C#. If you missed part 1 then you should probably read that first to get up to speed. … More Coding Security Camera Monitoring Software – Part 2
I wanted some software that could just show me the four different CCTV feeds, let me click on them toggle between single-camera-maximised and all-four-cameras view and work reliably. Rather than trying to find something off the shelf I thought this would be a fun and quick project for me to tackle myself. … More Coding Security Camera Monitoring Software – Part 1
As part of my weekly paper reviews I read a 2008 paper that describes creating a robot eye based on the physical design of a human eye. It didn’t go well. … More Creating a Biomimetic Robotic Eye
Robots and artificial intelligence will change the world and the capacity for improvement is phenomenal – but what if we get it wrong? A question I received on YouTube got me thinking. … More Robot Ethics – Will They Kill All Humans?
This week I look at a paper discussing whether we can ever really like super-realistic humanoid robots as much as humans. … More Is the Uncanny Valley an Uncanny Cliff?