The VMware Elves are pleased to announce that the VMware Festive Journey is back!
Thanks for all the cards, presents and good wishes….
So, my birthday went like this:-
- Woke Up
- Hair Cut
- Ate two croissants
- Can of “diet” Red Bull
- Open birthday cards and presents
- Caught bus to York
- Ate Sushi and Drank Japanese Beer @YO Sushi
- Caught bus home
- Watched the Dr Who 50th Anniversary Special
- Ate Birthday cake
- Went to bed, using new birthday present duvet!
A “truly Excellent Adventure…..”
I’ve had my Sphero 2.0 less than two weeks, so you can use your Android or Apple smartphone to control your Sphero 2.0, but I want to program it, so it comes out during the day, entertains the cats, and then goes back “home” to charge up…
ROS (Robot Operating System) provides libraries and tools to help software developers create robot applications. It provides hardware abstraction, device drivers, libraries, visualizers, message-passing, package management, and more. ROS is licensed under an open source, BSD license.
full throttle….zoom zoom …
This was the Amazon.co.uk purchase which arrived Saturday morning!
A Sphero 2.0! Sphero is a robotic ball, which can be controlled via a phone or computer, many different development kits have been released, e.g. Android, iPhone and Python etc It’s a bit like a modern day Big Track, but it’s a ball!
More pictures of what’s in the box
Later Friday evening at exactly 8 November 2013 18:57, I picked up my smartphone and Googled again, and was taken to the Amazon.co.uk website, it stated order in the next 3 minutes for delivery Saturday 9th November 2013, with 1-Click Checkout I was done, and it was ordered!
What’s bizarre, is I’ve had a delivery before from Amazon.co.uk for a Saturday delivery, which arrived by DPD, my usual DPD deliveries, advise me of when it’s going to be delivered, but not Saturdays, unless there is not enough time to prepare the information.
I set my alarm clock, to wake me up, as DPD deliveries can be early on Saturday, so much for the rest! Shortly after opening the bedroom curtains, I spotted the DPD delivery van, which could only have been for me, with my Amazon.co.uk Order!
Here it is:- Angus has to inspect everything, well it is for Esther, Angus and Tilly.
and if you are interested, in what my order was, you will have to wait until tomorrow!
UPDATE see what was ordered here!
To find this delivery from the US via FedEx!
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