[TriEmbed] Twitter Questions

Scott Hall scottghall1 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 30 10:13:31 CST 2014


On 01/30/2014 10:45 AM, Charles McClelland wrote:
> To all,
>
> I have been building an apartment monitor that can collect information around
> my apartment (temp, light, occupancy, and “knocks” via XBee from my wireless
> knock sensor).  At first I used an internet of things service - Xively  - to
> make the results available to my phone while traveling.  However, after
> reading the excellent book "Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power,
> Friendship, and Betrayal
> <http://www.audible.com/pd/Hatching-Twitter-Unabridged-Part-1-Audiobook/B00GAA28JK>”
> , I thought - why not Tweet the information.  
>
> I have this working now with my Arduino having its own Twitter tag -
> @chipduino.  But I have run into the limitations of the Arduino platform [...]
>
> 3) Move to a more capable embedded system like the Beagle Board, Raspberry PI
> or even the new combo boards like Galileo or Yun where I could run the Twitter
> stuff locally.
>
> I am sure someone has dove into the Social Media pool, what is your advice on
> the best path forward?
>

Just in time, I received the following from a SparkFun email today:

On 01/30/2014 08:31 AM, SparkFun Electronics wrote:
> A handful of great tutorials from SparkFun! 	Email not displaying correctly?
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> <http://us6.campaign-archive2.com/?u=8f49618731958db855ab7abeb&id=5d9e52b5c3&e=8927bc9380>.
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> <http://sparkfun.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8f49618731958db855ab7abeb&id=0ad0f0a620&e=8927bc9380>
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> <http://sparkfun.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8f49618731958db855ab7abeb&id=78f294cf6d&e=8927bc9380>
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>     RaspberryPi Twitter Monitor
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> This is a basic project that will walk you through the steps to get an LED
> flashing when a specific hashtag appears in the Twitter stream. While a
> blinking LED might not be the most exciting of outcomes, attaching Twitter to
> the physical world will get you started on creating that Twitter controlled
> robot.
> Check Out the RasPi Twitter Monitor
> <http://sparkfun.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8f49618731958db855ab7abeb&id=d68392bca8&e=8927bc9380>
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-- 
Scott G. Hall
Raleigh, NC, USA
ScottGHall1 at GMail.Com

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