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February 3, 2016
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A Word Clock Built with Love

I built this “Word Clock” for my girlfriend. A handcrafted walnut frame houses an 8×8″ RGB LED panel that shines though a laser-cut steel stencil with the aid of some 3D printed lattices, a diffuser, and a RTC-equipped Raspberry Pi computer. Continue reading

The Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

December 27, 2015
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The Maker’s Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

Brraaaiiiiinnnnsssss!!! When the zombie apocalypse inevitably occurs, will you be ready? I recently served as the Technical Editor for Simon Monk’s latest book, “The Maker’s Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse.” The book introduces novice makers to electronics and programming through the lens of a theoretical zombie apocalypse. Learn how to use Arduino and Raspberry Pi to build surveillance equipment, zombie distractions, booby traps, and more! Continue reading

LittleBits Hue Controller

December 17, 2014
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LittleBits Hue Lighting Controller

My (Open Source) LittleBits Hue Lighting Controller project leverages the LittleBits Arduino Bit, a small linux computer (like a BeagleBone, Raspberry Pi, or UDOO), and the Philips Hue Hub to easily control the state, brightness, and color of your Hue lightbulbs via a tactile interface. Continue reading

ePaper Weather Station

January 6, 2014
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Pi BADGEr ePaper Weather Station

At the 2013 Open Hardware Summit, all attendees were given a hackable, ePaper badge (lovingly called a “BADGEr”) that could be used to display our credentials during the conference, and could be used for experimentation afterwards. I paired mine with a Raspberry Pi to create an auto-updating ePaper weather station that hangs on my wall. Continue reading

Build a Simple WOL Server

July 14, 2013
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Raspberry Pi Remote Wake/Sleep-On-LAN Server

In this post, I explain how you can use your Raspberry Pi to create a handy Wake-On-LAN server for your remote computer with a graphical web interface. Continue reading