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Metrix!!!

Today, Julius, Brian, Thuy, and I went to Metrix to work on the second LED jacket project.   We also met up with Jarmin for a little bit.  Julius and I were trying to figure out how to connect several LEDs … Continue reading

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Hackademia Lab Time

Today, Julius, Thuy, and I went to the HCDE lab to work on the second LED jacket project.  We want to create a jacket that has multiple LED lights on the back that can adjust brightness.  For example, the LEDs … Continue reading

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LED Jacket Projects

During our weekly Wednesday meeting today, we discussed our LED jacket project.  We thought that it would be wise to make another LED jacket project because working on one project with several people would not be efficient (two small groups … Continue reading

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Trying to Make a Lilypad with the Makerbot

Last week, Cam, Thuy, and I were experimenting with the Makerbot.  We downloaded the ReplicatorG software onto Thuy’s laptop and searched for items that we could make from the Makerbot.   We decided to make a lilypad because the code was … Continue reading

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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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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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Wearable Tech

1. Hug Shirt “The Hug Shirt is a shirt that makes people send hugs over distance! Embedded in the shirt there are sensors that feel the strength of the touch, the skin warmth and the heartbeat rate of the sender … Continue reading

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