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 »

A quick one. (Kitchen Transit Tracker)

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(the -> means estimate based on gps data from the bus, * means scheduled time) A while a go TriMet opened up several APIs to let people access its Transit Tracker data. Since the bus on our route is rarely on time its always nice to know if you can relax and eat your breakfast… Read more »

Cooking with the Maple Bacon, Saturday 25AUG12, 1-5 FreeGeek, $40

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Suspect Devices Presents: Cooking with Maple Bacon In this workshop we will introduce the Leaflabs Maple platform using our own varient of the maple mini, the “Maple Bacon”. This will be a software only (no soldering required) class and it will focus on programming. An introduction to the Maple IDE and a comparison of it… Read more »