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Have a tech kid in the family?

Prepare your children for the tech world we live in - by enabling them with skills they can use to get employment.

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Gamer? Like gadgets?

Get on a path to gain skills for a job in tech within 12-24 months by following our guidance and in home labs.

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Looking for tech talent?

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Connect Raspberry Pi to DHT11 Temp Humidity Sensor

We’ll be working with this existing project code. https://github.com/adafruit/Raspberry_Pi_SQLite_Sensors Video overview long version: Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TVP3iHyoqQ Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLO8G21z8bY Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_NNGgdYUZA Project instructions long version –  https://github.com/adafruit/Raspberry_Pi_SQLite_Sensors Hooking up the DHt 11 sensor to the Raspberry Pi visual – https://www.techcoil.com/blog/how-to-read-temperature-and-humidity-from-a-dht11-sensor-that-is-connected-to-a-raspberry-pi-3/ Be sure to watch the YouTube videos and run through all 4 parts! Get to the Terminal. 

Install Ubuntu as a virtual server in ESXi

Download the ISO for Ubuntu Server version 17 from here – https://ubuntu.com/download/desktop The Desktop version has a desktop UI you can interact with.  The Server version is command line only. Starting with the Server version will help you learn Unix command line.                   Now setup the user

VMWare ESXi Server Install

This is a general ESXi installation process for an old Dell desktop with 4GB or RAM, 150GB hard drive, keyboard, ESXi pre loaded USB Keyfob, a hub, and some network cables. You can pick up some amazing deals on servers that costs thousands of dollars for just a few hundred dollars here – http://stores.ebay.com/SaveMyServer/DL360-G7-Servers-/_i.html?_fsub=6390527014&_sid=1000562564&_trksid=p4634.c0.m322 Step

Wireless & Wi-Fi Technology

The Wireless technology HackTrack includes anything wireless!! First task – setup and manage a WiFi network. Recommended WiFi for home or business is a MESH network technology. There are several options. Lincubate is training on this line from Ubiquiti Networks – https://www.ubnt.com/products Recommend these WiFi access points  The WiFi management device (optional, can use the Controller software installed

Raspberry Pi Commands

Sudo – generally you put sudo in front of everything that requires permissions to run, such as mkdir. sudo raspi-config this will give you a terminal based configuration interface. Very handy when using Putty remotely. Filesystem Commands ls The ls command lists the content of the current directory (or one that is specified). It can

Py Traffic Lights

Install Python https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/linux/software/python.md Source Location for PiTraffic – https://github.com/sbcshop/PiTraffic cd / cd optsudo mkdir trafficcd trafficsudo wget https://github.com/sbcshop/PiTraffic/blob/master/PiTraffic.py Run Wget command on the two .PY files – Here is the code that I came up with – import PiTrafficimport time SouthRed = PiTraffic.Traffic(“SOUTH”, “RED”)SouthYellow = PiTraffic.Traffic(“SOUTH”, “YELLOW”)SouthGreen = PiTraffic.Traffic(“SOUTH”, “GREEN”) EastRed = PiTraffic.Traffic(“EAST”, “RED”)EastYellow =