[tog] Project Update: Tog Terminal

digi hobo hontar at gmail.com
Mon Sep 30 16:11:48 IST 2013


Sure, it doesn't have to be realtime, slightly later is fine.
It's more of a visual gimmick we can point at when people view the space.
It's the internet of things/ducks...

Ed


On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 3:33 PM, Schrodinger <schrodinger at konundrum.org>wrote:

> On 2013/09/30 15:19, digi hobo wrote:
> > Hey,
> >
> > I knew a guy who had a kinder toy that had a led, and for every http hit
> to his
> > server, it lit up.
> > You could see when google was spidering the server, as the toy would
> pulse
> > crazy. But then, he had his server under his desk, so was easier to
> output from
> > it.
> >
> > Suppose could write a script to parse the access log and send request to
> a
> > board in tog? I have a bifferboard am not really using.
> >
>
> An issue here would be latency, this would be almost real time
> processing of the access logs and a sudden burst of spider traffic or
> the /. affect to the site could cause a lot of IO and bursts of packets
> to the receiving hardware. None of this is essentially a problem, it's
> just gain and benefit / purpose type of ecumenical matter.
>
> Maybe having it flash N numbers of times per X minutes. Where N is the
> number of hits in the last X.
>
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