Aalto 2 has left Earth atmosphere

Aalto 2 satellite left Earth atmosphere today. It is Finland’s first own satellite. Aalto 2 navigation subsystem uses the same code for the sun sensor as Aalto 1. We created a prototype for the sun sensor using of the shelf … Continue reading

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Vagrant Revisited – Install & Boot New Virtual Machine in 31 seconds

Vagrant installs a new virtual machine automatically. In half a minute, you control the machine with ssh.

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Aikataulu – Palvelinten hallinta ict4tn022-2 – 5 op, uusi OPS – loppukevät 2017 p2

Hallitse palvelimiasi Pupetilla. Pupettia käyttävät esimerkiksi Google, Mozilla ja Wikipedia. Sillä on toteutettu myös US Government Security Baseline hallinnon Linux ja Windows -tietokoneisiin.

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Aikataulu – Linuxin keskitetty hallinta – ict4tn011-11 – loppukevät 2017 p2

Hallitse palvelimiasi ja työasemiasi Pupetilla. Kuvaile tavoitetila, ja anna Pupetin tehdä tarvittavat säädöt ja asetukset. Pupettia käyttävät mm. Google, Mozilla ja Wikipedia. USA:n valtio suojaa Windows- ja Linux-työasemansa Pupetilla (US Government Security Baseline).

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Internet of Things presentations today

Students of the Internet of Things workshop and their prototypes: Internet of window blinds, GSR lie detector, amusement park queue estimator (2), remote visitor counter, weather lamp, take your pills, cool down gamer, two way door monitor, tomato watchman, body … Continue reading

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Send Email with HTTP API – curl, ctrl-X E and Sendgrid API

Use interactive console and HTTP requests to access APIs. Here is an example of automatic mail sending with SendGrid and curl.

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Create Internet of Things for 8 EUR – ESP8266-12E and Arduino

Would you like to create devices that sense the environment, connect to the Internet and talk to the other side of the world? For just 8 EUR, you can get a WLAN enabled, Arduino compatible development board. Sometimes the price … Continue reading

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Using Web APIs with Python – Read Weather Forecast and Send to Your Own IoT Device

Do you want get weather forecast, BitCoin vs EUR valuation and know your power consumption? A lot of data is available on free APIs. Your program can just make a regular HTTP GET request – it’s just like loading a … Continue reading

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BotBook.com Mailing List (beta)

Subscribe Bobook.com mailing list to learn robots, gadgets, IoT and Free software. Get offers for BotBook.com books and tools. Design and build your first robot in a week? Make things talk over the Internet? BotBook.com has material for our five … Continue reading

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Photos from IoT Workshop in the University of Lappland

Photos from IoT-workshop in the University of Lapland. I run the workshop with Kimmo Karvinen. Update: Photos by Kimmo Karvinen.

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India Will Launch Finland’s First Satellite Aalto-1

Aalto-1, the first satellite of Finland, will be launched in an Indian rocket (article in Finnish). This was a surprise, as it was originally going to be on a SpaceX rocket. I prototyped Aalto-1 sun sensor in a project with … Continue reading

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Arvioitava laboratorioharjoitus – Linux palvelimet ict4tn021-3 (uusi OPS) alkukeväällä 2017 p1

Tervetuloa, olet nyt KurssiKuru Oy:n tietohallintopäällikkö – ja tietohallinto-osasto. Asentaisitko aluksi tarvitsemamme järjestelmät? Tämä on Linux palvelimet 3 -kurssin arvioitava laboratorioharjoitus, 50% arvosanasta. Opiskelijalla on käytössään Linux live-USB, julkinen internet ja tyhjä tietokone ilman käyttöjärjestelmää.

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Arvioitava laboratorioharjoitus – Linux palvelimet ict4tn021-2 (uusi OPS) alkukeväällä 2017 p1

Tervetuloa, olet nyt GreippiNappi Oy:n tietohallintopäällikkö – ja tietohallinto-osasto. Asentaisitko aluksi tarvitsemamme järjestelmät? Tämä on Linux palvelimet 2 -kurssin arvioitava laboratorioharjoitus, 50% arvosanasta. Opiskelijalla on käytössään Linux live-USB, julkinen internet ja tyhjä tietokone ilman käyttöjärjestelmää.

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From Linux Course to Linux Job

Steven’s feedback on my Linux Basics course makes me happy: “Before entering the course I have never used Linux and had almost no experience with it at all. [..] By the end of the month I will start working in … Continue reading

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Final Lab Exercise of Linux Basics dat8tf063-29 Early spring 2017 p1

Build and test systems for the imaginary company. You have just the empty computer in front of you (no operating system yet) and a Linux Live USB. Feel free to browse the public Internet. No luck needed, just show us … Continue reading

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Our Code on PROX-1 Satellite

Georgia Tech is building a satellite, PROX-1. The Prox-1 mission will demonstrate automated safe trajectory control during proximity operations for on orbit inspection. Molly Riebling, the lead of Attitude Determination and Controls Subsystem, is using our code for testing the … Continue reading

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Prototyypin rakentaminen bus4tn007-8 w22

Opi rakentamaan itse keksimiäsi prototyyppejä: robotteja, varashälyttimiä, kauko-ohjaimia… Update: check projects and feedback.

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Django on Apache – with Python 3 and Apache mod_wsgi on Ubuntu 16.04

Install Python 3 Django on Apache, similar to production installations. These terse notes show how to install Python Django, configure it to use templates and access PostgreSQL database. Finally, we create a simple app to read records from database and … Continue reading

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Write Python 3 Web Apps with Apache2 mod_wsgi – Install Ubuntu 16.04 xenial – Every Tiny Part Tested Separately

Python is a popular language for web applications, used by Youtube, DropBox, Facebook, Pintrest, Reddit, Instagram, Spotify, Washington Post and many others. Apache is the most popular web server in the world. Mod_wsgi is the recommended way to use Python … Continue reading

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Aikataulu – Linux palvelimet ict4tn021 2-ti ja 3-ke – Alkukevät 2017 – 5 op

Aloita nollasta. Opiskele 8 viikkoa ja hallitset omaa Linux-palvelinta. Opintojakson suoritettuaan opiskelija: Osaa hallita Linuxia palvelimena Osaa tehdä tärkeimmät asetukset tärkeimmille palvelimille (Apache, OpenSSH) Osaa asentaa www-ohjelmointiin sopivan alustan Osaa tehdä itselleen uusia asetuksia palvelinohjelmistoihin ohjeiden avulla Tietää esimerkkejä palvelintilan … Continue reading

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Agenda for Linux Basics dat8tf063-29 Spring 2017

Learn the basics of Linux in just 8 weeks! Linux course is teached in English in Pasila, Helsinki.

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Aikataulu DigiStartUp digt4tn024-1 kevät 2017

Ideoi ja toteuta oma digitaalinen tuote, hanki ensimmäiset maksavat asiakkaat.

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Install OpenAI Universe on Ubuntu 16.04

OpenAI: Write Python program that plays any game. Optionally, use machine learning so that computer learns the game by itself. OpenAI “hello world” is just ten lines. But installing the environment is difficult. This article shows you how to install … Continue reading

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Student Innovations in Pasila Campus

Students pitch their innovative projects at Pasila Campus, Haaga-Helia. My students created a free carpool planner kyyditse.fi and TheButler, Facebook chatbot sellling Arduinos.

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Dictionary of Haaga-Helia UAS

What’s Haaga-Helia “Digital Business” unit in Finnish? What about “senior lecturer”? Download haagahelia20161129.zip. This short dictionary contains vocabulary specific to Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences. Some of it is defined by Haaga-Helia, such as the names of organizational units. Also … Continue reading

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