Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - microcontrollers http://www.instructables.com Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:14:19 PST BLOX v1.01 i-Trash Car Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/i-Trash-Car-Prototype/
i-Trash Car Prototype - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/I3ZY/I5J57KKJ/FXPI3ZYI5J57KKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/I3ZY/I5J57KKJ/FXPI3ZYI5J57KKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/I3ZY/I5J57KKJ/FXPI3ZYI5J57KKJ.SMALL.jpg MiftahulJ i-Trash Car Prototype is an interfacing servo and DC motor in to ATMega8535, we use PING Sensor as ultrasonic sensor to detect a distance between trash and toy car.Toy car will getting closer if Ping sensor detected any trash surround it's drive area. Preparation Prepare some material that will b...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 04:56:29 PST
Resolving Edison "Transfer Incomplete" Problem http://www.instructables.com/id/Resolving-Edison-Transfer-Incomplete-Problem/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:28:25 PST
Edison IOT Ignition interrupt device http://www.instructables.com/id/Edison-IOT-Ignition-interrupt-device/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:02:39 PST
Beginning Microcontrollers Part 11: Timers, Counters, and the Microcontroller Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginning-Microcontrollers-Part-11-Timers-Counters/
Beginning Microcontrollers Part 11: Timers, Counters, and the Microcontroller Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/3I11/I5DS3O9X/FO53I11I5DS3O9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/3I11/I5DS3O9X/FO53I11I5DS3O9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/3I11/I5DS3O9X/FO53I11I5DS3O9X.SMALL.jpg RobotDictionary Timers and counters are so integral that you will see numerous examples involving them throughout this series. As the name says, timers are used for time and counting. Counting and timing allows you to do some very neat things such as controlling LED brights, angle degrees of servo shafts, receiving...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:56:58 PST
PIC 12F675 Programmable 12V Battery Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/PIC-12F675-Programmable-12V-Battery-Monitor/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:28:36 PST
Bag movement alarm for theft prevention http://www.instructables.com/id/Bag-movement-alarm-for-theft-prevention/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:35:06 PST
Dmx from the Electric Imp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dmx-from-the-Electric-Imp/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:07:29 PST
Make ESP8266 REV-12 prototype friendly http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-ESP8266-REV-12-prototype-friendly/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 09:35:11 PST
( Intel Edison ) HAT! Project 4 : Home Automation Tweeter ( Intruder Laser Monitor ) ( IoT Project ) http://www.instructables.com/id/-Intel-Edison-HAT-Project-4-Home-Automation-Tweete/
( Intel Edison ) HAT! Project 4 : Home Automation Tweeter ( Intruder Laser Monitor ) ( IoT Project ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/41Z3/I4ZHLS96/F1F41Z3I4ZHLS96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/41Z3/I4ZHLS96/F1F41Z3I4ZHLS96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/41Z3/I4ZHLS96/F1F41Z3I4ZHLS96.SMALL.jpg Geeve George Hi everyone!I'm Geeve George a MAKER proudly from INDIA! I started making at the age of 10 and my zeal for making still continues as I am fascinated by the endless possibilities and opportunities that technology offers! HAT! is my series of home automation projects and it stands for Home Automation ...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 21:15:03 PST
( Intel Edison ) HAT! Project 3 : Home Automation Tweeter ( Sound Monitor ) ( IoT Project ) http://www.instructables.com/id/-Intel-Edison-HAT-Home-Automation-Tweeter-Sound-Mo/
( Intel Edison ) HAT! Project 3 : Home Automation Tweeter ( Sound Monitor ) ( IoT Project ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/QK83/I4UNS004/FQNQK83I4UNS004.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/QK83/I4UNS004/FQNQK83I4UNS004.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/QK83/I4UNS004/FQNQK83I4UNS004.SMALL.jpg Geeve George Hi everyone!I'm Geeve George a MAKER proudly from INDIA! I started making at the age of 10 and my zeal for making still continues as I am fascinated by the endless possibilities and opportunities that technology offers!HAT! is my series of home automation projects and it stands for Home Automation T...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:33:35 PST
Pic Programmer USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Pic-Programmer-USB/
Pic Programmer USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/B7EC/I4UNOVB0/F0VB7ECI4UNOVB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/B7EC/I4UNOVB0/F0VB7ECI4UNOVB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/B7EC/I4UNOVB0/F0VB7ECI4UNOVB0.SMALL.jpg Misael Saenz Flores Well I'm bringing home pic programmer, inexpensive clone pickit2 and support products microchip pic 18F2550 is used, this controller has an output voltage of 3.3v and 5v for different pic's that use different voltages. Well this programmer is built because here in my country Mexico, a PicKit2 costs ...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 11:16:07 PST
Development board for Attiny84 Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Development-board-for-Attiny84-Microcontroller/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 07:22:37 PST
( Intel Edison )HAT! : Home Automation Tweeter Project 2 ( Temperature Monitor ) http://www.instructables.com/id/-Intel-Edison-HAT-Home-Automation-Tweeter-Project-/
( Intel Edison )HAT! : Home Automation Tweeter Project 2 ( Temperature Monitor ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/EM1U/I4RKRP01/FV2EM1UI4RKRP01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/EM1U/I4RKRP01/FV2EM1UI4RKRP01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/EM1U/I4RKRP01/FV2EM1UI4RKRP01.SMALL.jpg Geeve George Hi everyone!I'm Geeve George a MAKER proudly from INDIA! I started making at the age of 10 and my zeal for making still continues as I am fascinated by the endless possibilities and opportunities that technology offers! HAT! is my series of home automation projects and it stands for Home Automation ...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 01:12:11 PST
Motivation Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Motivation-Button/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 15:18:56 PST
Intel Edison Easy smartphone Wifi control http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Easy-smartphone-Wifi-control/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 08:51:33 PST
Intel IoT Edison Google Calendar reminder http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-IoT-Edison-Google-Calendar-reminder/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 15:23:38 PST
Barebone Digital Clock rev2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Barebone-Digital-Clock-rev2/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 23:33:12 PST
Intel IoT Edison Sonar Theremin http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-IoT-Edison-Sonar-Theremin/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 06:03:46 PST
Getting Started with the Tinusaur Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-the-Tinusaur-Board/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 05:23:20 PST
Hack-a-lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-lock/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 21:30:45 PST
Microcontroller Tutorial Part 10: Creating a Game (The Button Game) http://www.instructables.com/id/Microcontroller-Tutorial-Part-10-Creating-a-Game-T/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 15:10:31 PST
Datalogging with Spark Core + Plotly http://www.instructables.com/id/Datalogging-with-Spark-Core-Plotly/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 09:11:34 PST
Power saving Ultrasonic switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-saving-Ultrasonic-switch/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 09:10:49 PST
Datalogging with Spark Core + Google Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Datalogging-with-Spark-Core-Google-Drive/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 17:50:37 PST
T.E.E.T.H. - Adding IOT to Your Home with Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/TEETH-Adding-IOT-to-Your-Home-with-Intel-Edison/
T.E.E.T.H. - Adding IOT to Your Home with Intel Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/GNMO/I4ID73R2/FRUGNMOI4ID73R2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/GNMO/I4ID73R2/FRUGNMOI4ID73R2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/GNMO/I4ID73R2/FRUGNMOI4ID73R2.SMALL.jpg ncarver TEETH stands for Timer Encouraging Everyone To Health. It uses the Intel Edison board's small form factor to upgrade your toothbrush holder to an IOT Home Appliance. This smart upgrade is great for health-conscious folks, those under dental supervision, or anyone who wants to improve their habits. A...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 19:54:39 PST
Spark Core activates a Remote Car Starter over WiFi http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkio-Remote-Car-Starter-WiFi-Activation-in-20-m/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 18:08:54 PST
Spark Core IoT Weather forecasting umbrella http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-Core-IoT-Umbrella-WeerLicht/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 01:30:32 PST
Wireless LED Aquarium Controller With SPARK.IO CORE at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-LED-Aquarium-Controller-With-SPARKIO-CORE/
Wireless LED Aquarium Controller With SPARK.IO CORE at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VTMN/I4CN1YP7/F2MVTMNI4CN1YP7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VTMN/I4CN1YP7/F2MVTMNI4CN1YP7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/VTMN/I4CN1YP7/F2MVTMNI4CN1YP7.SMALL.jpg nettexan Here I am at TechShop with an amazing micro controller from Spark.io called "Core". I was planning to use an Arduino to control my saltwater reef aquarium when a friend showed me the Core. This powerful little micro controller is as easy to program as the Arduino (in fact you can cut and paste Ardui...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 19:28:37 PST
Visualize Twitter Hashtag Activity with your Spark Core http://www.instructables.com/id/Visualize-Twitter-Hashtag-Activity-with-your-Spark/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:41:15 PST
( Intel Edison ) HAT! : Home Automation Tweeter ( Light Monitor ) ( IoT Project ) http://www.instructables.com/id/-Intel-Edison-HAT-Home-Automation-Tweeter-Light-Mo/
( Intel Edison ) HAT! : Home Automation Tweeter ( Light Monitor ) ( IoT Project ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/Y76S/I4CMPQQX/F6TY76SI4CMPQQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/Y76S/I4CMPQQX/F6TY76SI4CMPQQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/Y76S/I4CMPQQX/F6TY76SI4CMPQQX.SMALL.jpg Geeve George Hi everyone!I'm Geeve George a MAKER proudly from INDIA!I started making at the age of 10 and my zeal for making still continues as I am fascinated by the endless possibilities and opportunities that technology offers!I am happy to announce that I am an Intel Real Sense Challenge 2014 Finalist.I als...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:09:09 PST
SmartEDU http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartEDU/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 00:37:08 PST
PIC programmer using USB-Serial converter for 18F4550 http://www.instructables.com/id/PIC-programmer-using-USB-Serial-converter-for-18F4/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 23:13:34 PST
Programming MSP430 DIP using an ez430 http://www.instructables.com/id/Programming-MSP430-DIP-using-an-ez430/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 10:05:51 PST
Intel IoT Edison web controlled LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-IoT-Edison-web-controlled-LED/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 15:26:35 PST
Two axis solar tracking system using msp430 http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-axis-solar-tracking-system-using-msp430/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 06:39:21 PST
Virtual Open Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Virtual-Open-Sign/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 20:09:55 PST
Touch me! Edison based touch weblog http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-me-Edison-based-touch-weblog/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 18:00:52 PST
Internet Controlled Mains Switcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Controlled-Mains-Switcher/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:50:28 PST
Beginning Microcontrollers Part 9: Button and Software Debouncing Methods http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginning-Microcontrollers-Part-9-Button-and-Softw/
Beginning Microcontrollers Part 9: Button and Software Debouncing Methods - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KWTM/I3VHZAW0/F0BKWTMI3VHZAW0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KWTM/I3VHZAW0/F0BKWTMI3VHZAW0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KWTM/I3VHZAW0/F0BKWTMI3VHZAW0.SMALL.jpg RobotDictionary In this part of the tutorial we will discuss button and software debouncing. We want to study button debouncing first and in some detail so we have a good understanding of what it entails. Button debouncing is important and should not be underappreciated. Button switches are one of the ways that we ...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:37:07 PST
Spark Core -101- Blinking LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-Core-Blink/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:52:17 PST
An "Antique Radio" Christmas Present http://www.instructables.com/id/An-antique-radio-Christmas-Present/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:22:59 PST
Getting a Spark Core running without using Spark's app http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-a-Spark-Core-running-without-using-Sparks-/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:51:50 PST
Copper Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Workbench/
Copper Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/EG0P/I3THIAKV/FRFEG0PI3THIAKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/EG0P/I3THIAKV/FRFEG0PI3THIAKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/EG0P/I3THIAKV/FRFEG0PI3THIAKV.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil Protect your static sensitive electronics from getting fried!Watch the build vid and read along! Copper as conductive work surface for electronics workbench Electronics benches in years past had conductive work surfaces, but these have mostly been replaced by synthetic rubberized ESD mats. These ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:37:41 PST
Save 2.7K of flash memory on an Adafruit Trinket http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-27K-of-flash-memory-on-an-Adafruit-Trinket/
Save 2.7K of flash memory on an Adafruit Trinket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/4TNO/I3VH8R7T/FLO4TNOI3VH8R7T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/4TNO/I3VH8R7T/FLO4TNOI3VH8R7T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/4TNO/I3VH8R7T/FLO4TNOI3VH8R7T.SMALL.jpg JRV31 The boot loader on the Adafruit trinket takes up 2.7K of the 8K of program memory on the Attiny85 chip. It also has to be using some of the 512 bytes of RAM for buffers and variables. By using an In Circuit Serial Programmer (ICSP) it is possible to load a program without the need for the boot loa...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:02:42 PST
How to make a scoreboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-scoreboard/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:56:59 PST
Bike Buddy http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Buddy/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:49:48 PST
Ubilinux Installation on Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Ubilinux-Installation-on-Intel-Edison/
Ubilinux Installation on Intel Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/GOSM/I3PK3OZ2/FIMGOSMI3PK3OZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/GOSM/I3PK3OZ2/FIMGOSMI3PK3OZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/GOSM/I3PK3OZ2/FIMGOSMI3PK3OZ2.SMALL.jpg tstrenge In this instructable, I will be demonstrating the windows method of installing Ubilinux on the Intel Edison. Ubilinux is based on the Debian flavor of Linux, which many Makers will find familiar and be very comfortable with. The Yocto Project is a well thought out platform, but it can be a little da...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:31:26 PST
Simple Game with the Spark IO Core http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Game-with-Spark-IO-Photon/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:26:22 PST
Plotting 2d and 3d g-force vectors in labVIEW http://www.instructables.com/id/Plotting-2d-and-3d-g-force-vectors-in-labVIEW/
Plotting 2d and 3d g-force vectors in labVIEW - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UN4F/I3R6ZI7Y/F0MUN4FI3R6ZI7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UN4F/I3R6ZI7Y/F0MUN4FI3R6ZI7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UN4F/I3R6ZI7Y/F0MUN4FI3R6ZI7Y.SMALL.jpg dacook13 In this instructable we will go over how to calculate vectors from the accelerometer data. From the data we will calculateThe XY 2d Vector The ZY 2d Vector The ZX 2d Vector The XYZ 3d VectorOn top of these calculations we will also explore how to plot vectors in 2d and 3d, as well as tracking their...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:11:15 PST
A Comprehensive Intel Edison Getting Started Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Comprehensive-Intel-Edison-Getting-Started-Guide/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:58:43 PST