Monthly Archives: October 2011

Awesome New Wearable

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Blinking LED…finally

   I finally made an LED blink using an arduino.  I had to download the arduino software again with a borrowed computer because my PC died. The code for blinking an LED was already provided so I just copied and … Continue reading

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Simple wearable printed from scratch

Hey Hackademia, was able to print out my first simple wearable yesterday using the Makerbot with some help from our groupmates, designed from scratch. Discovering you could print out a 3d model of your own design, I decided to try … Continue reading

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Tinkering with my Dead Laptop

So my computer decided to die on my today.  A couple of days ago, it started to force shut down every time I put it in sleep mode.  I didn’t really think too much of it.  Yesterday, however, my computer … Continue reading

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Simple Diagrams For New Idea

Hey All, I made a couple of simple diagrams showing possible implementations of the speech-tracking wearable we have been talking about in the email discussion. These are not very technical, but mainly meant to get us thinking about how we … Continue reading

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Getting started with Arduino

(October 26, 2011) Today Brian, Thuy, and I came in during our office hours to get our hands on some Arduino practice. Our first step was to make an LED blink. So, we searched some YouTube videos and found a … Continue reading

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It Blinks!

October 26, 2011 During office hours, Julius, Brian and I tinkered with the Arduino.  The main source of our learning was YouTube.  We watched videos of SciGuy14 and he was helpful.  The code for running the Arduino reminded me of … Continue reading

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