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Raspberry Pi on iMac G4

I finally managed to give an old (broken) iMac G4 I acquired a few years ago, a new lease of life: Following the guide here I was able to use the original PSU to run the monitor and a Raspberry Pi.

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BBC iPlayer alerter – Part 3: Email

Before reading this article you should read the previous two posts of this series: BBC iPlayer alerter – Part 1: JSON processing, and BBC iPlayer alerter – Part 2: Data storage. The final thing I had to prove was that I could

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BBC iPlayer alerter – Part 2: Data storage

Before reading this article you should read my first post of this series: BBC iPlayer alerter – Part 1: JSON processing before you dive into this one. You will remember that for step 2 of my plan to automate detection of

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BBC iPlayer alerter – Part 1: JSON processing

As I am unable to read during my morning commute, I have taken to listening to audiobooks to fill the time usefully. A great source of material to listen to are the shows on BBC Radio 4 Extra. I have a

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