Getting Ionic framework running on Ubuntu

Very frustrating when it appears that Ionic setup is as simple as http://ionicframework.com/getting-started/ to get a helloworld running. But I received all kinds of errors when following those simple instructions. Primarily, there were Cordova dependencies that were missing and are not installed if you only follow Ionic instructions. So here they are. After installing cordova and …

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Get Electricity Usage Analytics Like The Utility Companies

Ever wanted to track how much electricity a device at home is using over time? Here is a nice DIY for doing just that. It does require a bit of soldering but not much. http://www.element14.com/community/groups/raspberry-pi/blog/2013/04/05/raspiwatt-discover-power-consumption-using-a-kill-a-watt-pi?et_cid=22582622&et_rid=3848540&Linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.element14.com%2fcommunity%2fgroups%2fraspberry-pi%2fblog%2f2013%2f04%2f05%2fraspiwatt-discover-power-consumption-using-a-kill-a-watt-pi&CMP=EMC-22582622