Aaron’s Open Access Manifesto

Aaron Swartz against SOPA/PIPA

Aaron Swartz against SOPA/PIPA

It's been 1 year January 11 since Aaron Swartz reportedly committed suicide. Many can't believe to this tragic moment and everyone is blaming the US government for his death. Like many passionate activist around the globe that is being persecuted by their own government because of their ideals that just couldn't fit in the corporate world. What was the cause of his misfortune? “It's sharing information!” 2 counts of wire fraud and 11 counts of Computer fraud and abuse act. What he wants to share was a academic research from MIT it's a private school but it's research funds is largely comes from the US government, so his idea that government funded research should be freely available to all because taxpayers deserves a return of investment.

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Raspberry Pi Egoman

Bare desktop computer

Bare desktop computer

Wew! I just bought a raspberry Pi, I was looking for the cheapest price but I was surprised of the box and it was different from RS and element14. I thought it was just another clone from Chinese manufacturers but after searching the net, Egoman from China is allowed to assemble Raspberry Pi's to be distributed within China, Taiwan, Macau, Hong Kong in short in their territories. It was red board so it will be different from the rest of Europe.

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Aceduino 328 test

Arduino pinoy style

Arduino pinoy style

Fascinated to Light Emitting Diode LED and flashlights brought me to something new and broader knowledge. Aceduino is a Pinoy version or clone of open source microcontroller called Arduino, it is assembled by Alexan Commercial, known for it's affordable electronic parts. I just found out that Arduino is used by so many geeks around the world to DIY electronic projects, it is open source that's why it is popular because lots of users share their projects and how it is done.

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