ZX-TEAM meeting and Webcam

From: John Lawson <jpl15_at_panix.com>
Date: Wed Mar 20 00:39:15 2002

On Tue, 19 Mar 2002, Ben Franchuk wrote:

> Glen Goodwin wrote:
> > 1 -- Build an interface for every device under the sun, including the
> > toilet seat.
> That is easy -- a micro switch ... now how do you tell if the ROLL is
> almost empty ?

  Press-fit roll spindle with shaft encoder attached to one serial port on
a PDP-11 running a backround job counting total turns, comparing against
approximate turns-to-roll-exhaustion, and triggering (thru another serial
port) an appropriate alarm, or perhaps printing out a TP-LO Warning.

  Now how do you tell if the previous occupant actually washed their


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