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 »

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 »

Bacomatic 5000 session notes.

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Here are the missing links and notes from my Open Source Bridge Talk for 2012. A web copy of the slides are at — makers of the arduino. — makers of the Maple platform. — maker of the teensy++ — hardware for the bom5k and the maple bacon.¬†— libmaple… Read more »

Austin likes the Bacon!

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Cameron and I had a refreshing change of attitude and latitude, last weekend. Dorkbot Austin let us introduce them to the Maple Bacon which was well received. Thanks DorkbotATX! Photo from dorkbotatx’s twitter feed @dorkbotatx

Very Good! Very Nice! Very Easy I Wish You Could Smell This.

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For a while we have been working with a board that Cameron created called the Maple Bacon (, as well as a logging and wireless shield that we are calling the Baco-matic5000. The maple bacon is a clone of the maple mini ( . The point in recreating it was that LeafLabs did not stock… Read more »

Slicing up Maple Bacon

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I had been itching to do more Eagle projects since I took Laen’s class, so Don tasked me with a variation of the Maple Mini¬†to use with a Gainspan module. It is rather large, but the surface mount parts are large enough to do at home on a hotplate. In fact, the board is designed… Read more »