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Measuring light intensity with the TSL-235 and a Raspberry Pi

picThere are many ways to measure the light intensity using a Raspberry Pi and one of them (that doesn’t require an ADC) is the TSL-235. It is a photodiode connected to a small circuit that generates a pulse of which the frequency depends on the light intensity. This frequency can be directly read out using a Raspberry Pi as explained below.
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Git for Scientists in 2 minutes

gitlogoSince the introduction of Git the world of version control went through a revelation. Currently Github is the biggest player in the field, offering a free place to host and collaborate on your open-source code. However Git is also very useful for a scientist to keep track of in silico experiments and it does not require any sophisticated or complicated tools. In this post a small tutorial on how to set Git up for your experiments. Continue reading

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