[SATLUG] Re: TI Model 30 project

Wes Henderson whendersonii at gmail.com
Mon Feb 2 16:43:12 CST 2015


FYI in case you need a courier. I am headed to Austin this Friday on
unrelated business.

On Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 3:35 PM, Craig <sargonemail at gmail.com> wrote:

> Errrr... guess picaso ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrvyAr6Z4XQ ) even
> before the pi2 upgrade / cloud processing connection would be able to
> handle most engineering / statistical calculations independent of field /
> desk location.
>
> Craig
>
> On Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 3:09 PM, Craig <sargonemail at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Formerly "[SATLUG] Off tipic, TI Model 30"
> >
> > > Jim on Mon Feb 2 13:57:43 CST 2015 in "[SATLUG] Off tipic, TI Model
> 30" wrote:
> > > W-O-W. Being a former TIer, I remember those. Not surprising that it
> > > still works. I would love to have it but being that I am in Austin the
> > > path crossing will be difficult.
> > ...
> >
> > Ah, but the joys of IoT & hardware modding can make the distance
> disappear
> > all for the cost of gas for a Austin round trip (at least at the $3.00 a
> gallon rate ;).
> > All that's needed is to have someone interface the model 30 keyboard to
> make
> > it an IoT device via http://sourceforge.net/projects/webio/ ;
> > add web cam for screen output ; and connect it up to the internet.
> > ScratchGPIO could make wiring up the keyboard & generating a 'gui'
> > "simple" : http://simplesi.net/scratchgpio/scratch-raspberrypi-gpio/
> > Voila! Instant TI access via ones phone!
> >
> > I wonder how it compares to
> > uWatch    : http://www.calcwatch.com/
> > Librecalc : http://www.tuxmachines.org/node/72316
> > Touch PI  : http://learn.adafruit.com/touch-pi-portable-raspberry-pi/
> >             using xcalc or
> http://www.isthe.com/chongo/tech/comp/calc/index.html
> >
> > Craig
> >
> >
> >
> >
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