Trying to Open Up.

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A while ago I posted an opinion about sharing and the point of openness. It was intended to be focus of conversation and so I took a stance that was controversial and was thoroughly attacked for it. It happens a lot more that we would like. A few months later I overheard Bre Pettis talking… Read more »

Stephen Wright’s Light Switch

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As an example of a project for last fall’s “Physical Computing for Artists” class I suggested a light switch based on one of Stephen Wrights comedy bits. ‘In my house there’s this light switch that doesn’t do anything. Every so often I would flick it on and off just to check. Yesterday, I got a… Read more »

My takeaways from the Open Hardware Summit.

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Lucky me. Last week I go to go to the Open Hardware Summit in New York.¬†I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to go to the Open Hardware Summit. It was the first day teaching my¬†continuing ed class at PNCA. Turns out there was some flexibility so I did get to go but… Read more »

Using the Arduino core as a library

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Dumbest thing ever. For the last year I have been working with a piece of software that was started two years ago by another programmer in Arduino using the Arduino mega2560. It has since grown into several thousand lines of code across a small pile of libraries maintained in a git repository. There are units… Read more »