On 24th Apr, my birthday! I was lucky to be invited to visit Armenia [thx @raffi] to share my perspective on organising eng teams. The video of my talk is now available on YouTube.
Recently I read this old WIRED article linked on a dicussion forum. It kindof blew my mind. For a while in 2004, a man in Germany wore a belt which continuously gave tactile feedback indicating which direction was north, and he developed a sixth sense of direction.
Things have been kindof busy lately but I’ve been on-again / off-again working on a little project to wirelessly track the temperature, light level and soil moisture of my bonsai tree, so I can track its progress and know when to water (and more importantly, when not to).
I’m working on a project (more soon!) which needs to sample a few sensors and send data wirelessly at low power. After testing out an Arduino Uno + Bluetooth shield (too flaky, too bulky) and deciding that all the BLE solutions out there are not quite ready yet (though some look promising), I discovered the Pololu Wixel.
I’m excited to introduce you to a project I have been working on for a few weeks in my spare time: PiUi. A lot of folks asked how to use my RPi Timelapse Controller without the LCD Plate - which is kindof expensive and not everyone is comfortable to solder one up themselves.
You just made a funky neon sign flash in my living room. How? I have just completed my latest project which is a neon lamp which lights up every time someone visits my website.