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How to drag an off-screen window back to the desktop (in Windows)

January 28th, 2008

This is a problem I just had (in Windows XP): My graphics card was set to force a TV display, even though I did not in fact have anything hooked up to my TV-out connection. Unfortunately my system chose to…

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How to get started using mobile processing

December 12th, 2007

Processing is a free, open-source programming environment based on Java and the weapon of choice for most people doing artistic productions that require a bit of coding. Get it at

Mobile Processing is a cousin of Processing, but aimed at mobile phones…

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How to use a piezo element as an arduino sensor

November 2nd, 2007

Piezo sensor

A bare piezo element makes a really cheap force sensor .

This example uses two piezo elements, back to back, with an o-ring in between.

Solder wires to the piezo element, one to the center piece and one to the rim (or…

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