Well, i've been meaning to do this for a while and here it is, my own little blog.
The aim is to try and document the slow process of discovery that I am going through whilst playing with an Arduino, Raspberry Pi, TI Launchpad and anything else I can get my hands on for reasonable cost that looks like fun :-)
I hope from the lessons I learn and the mistakes I will inevitably make I can help someone else. If not, at least I've had some fun doing it anyway.
I have recently been lucky enough to take delivery of a Raspberry Pi which will feature heavily in his blog. From looking around so far, there seems to be a gap for people like me that are reasonably 'technical' but not necessarily in areas that the Pi requires. I dabble in Linux, but i'm nowhere near a power user, I know a bit about electronics, but I'm not building a Geiger counter anytime soon, I understand logic and basic programming, but I'm not going to be writing assembler in the next year.
I do like trying to learn though and if I can save someone else from head scratching then that can only be a good thing.
I think the second post will be along the lines of editing config.txt for the raspi, as currently my start button is off the screen and it makes life a little difficult. Whether this is my cheap HDMI cable (from Sky, thank you) not negotiating with the pi properly I don't know, but it will be the first thing I fix.