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KCOCCO ~ photo - SolarCue Maker/Hacker Project
SolarCue Maker/Hacker Project 

Love this slide from Rasmus Lerdorf at OpenWest this year:
(Dreamer [ Hacker ) Coder]

And there was light! ... the addiction starts


Compass working!

Transistor crew showing a huge collection of controlers at OpenWest

Testing my Thermocouple.... yes, Dead!

Motor on Arduino

Stepper motor working on Raspberry Pi

Time to make things move! Lazy susan / turntable

Mounting Stepper

Cutting belt track on edge of turn table

Home made belt tensioners from screen door wheel and random hardware

First auto solar tracking meal, ribs! Set it and forget-it


Solar Oven Tracking System: SolarCue
Currently the system has:
- Linux Server on RaspberryPi
- Web and Sockets server on RasPi
- 2 WiFi dongles HotSpot + Internet
- Battery Powered / Solar Panel charging
- Compass
- 2 thermocouples Oven Temp and meat/water probe
- Stepper Motor forward and reverse
- Web app - monitor & control from Phone, tablet, PC....
- Data logging database on RaspberryPi
... more to come...
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Bryce Canyon Utah 

IPhone pics...



Holly and Vito Cocco enjoying the view

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Cocco Garden 

Over winter greens (spinach, kale, chard) waking up from under the snow!
I ordered seeds from the following and recommend:
Baker Creek
Territoral Seed Company
Franci - GrowItalian

Here are some of the colors of my 2012 harvest....









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The Bug Guy 


Shout out to Richard Younghanz "The Bug Guy" who took my brother in-law and I out for a day of fly fishing during our vacation in CO. Great guy, I learned a ton!
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Google Glass Side Effects, Opti-Grab v.2? 

Inventor Naven R. Johnson later version of Opti-grab


The "new' Google Glass


The moment of invention


Let's not forget the side effects!

FULL DISCLOSURE: I am a member of the Google Project Glass Explorer (Testing group) group and Steve Martin fan club. The opinions expressed in this post are not necessarily the views of anyone, including myself.
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