Raspberry Pi IRC Server

As UTW is growing, we’re getting closer and closer to using a better platform for chatting (we’ve been using Discord up to this point, which has been fantastic). To get practice in networking ideas and to use my old Raspberry Pi B+, I decided to set up a small IRC server.

ArkenPi - Origins (hardware)

Final list of materials:

4x4x4 Rainbow LED Cube - Final product!

After connecting all the pins from the board into my Uno, all I had to do was plug in the power.

The Art of Debugging: A Kind of Book Review

Over the summer I read the book Debugging: The 9 Indispensable Rules For Finding the Most Elusive Software and Hardware Problems by David Agans.

Arkenpi - 3D Printed Case

Aaaand here she is!

ArkenpiTFT ...The Redo

I was fiddling around with calibrating the PiTFT plus last night, and unfortunately, the Pi started booting to the HDMI instead of the TFT again. Needless to say, I was very grumpy.

4x4x4 Rainbow LED Cube (hardware)


ArkenPi ~ the touchscreen (Adafruit PiTFT Plus 3.5”)

After hours of errors, outdated repos, and problem solving, I have finally gotten ArkenPi’s screen working!