Shiny Shirt

Shiny Shirt

Ever since I found out about wearable Arduinos like the Lilypad and Flora, I knew I had to make _something_. I went around the internet and saw tutorials for all kinds of blinky LED things like tiaras, cyborg style face jewelery, and light-up skirts. So after some brainstorming the idea is to make a motion-sensitive …

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Home Automation: Christmas Edition

One of the somewhat recent tech buzzwords you may have heard everywhere is Internet of Things (IoT), referring to ‘smart’ appliances like internet connected refrigerators, baby cams, vaccuum cleaners, and egg freshness trackers (not even kidding, google “Egg Minder” for one of the most useless devices I’ve ever seen). Some of them are useful, most …

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Arduino Starter Kit Review

So I recently bought an Arduino starter kit. Here’s what I did and thought of it. An Arduino is a microcontroller on a little circuit board that you can easily upload code to to read information from and provide power to various electrical components. The official starter kit comes with the Arduino itself, a bunch …

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