Monthly Archives: September 2014

Mind the basics (power, ground, wiring)

I am not an electrician. I am a psychologist. But the beauty of the Maker-Culture is also that the invitation to play around with electronics is getting much broader than it used to be – even i can design a … Continue reading

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The idea of this project is a flirt-device that can pick up any color from the other person and then shows your heart-beat in that color (the beat frequency is a random pick, but of course this can be a … Continue reading

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A conductive book challenge

I have been challenged by my friend Benedikt Köhler (@furukama) with a love-books-challenge whatsoever. I am not such a big fan of these kind of things, but i guess it’s all about inspiration, right? And there i got something to … Continue reading

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Finally – the Intel Edison

Announced like ages ago the Intel Edison finally seems to be available (in 4-6 weeks) – a 500MHz Dualcore Chip with lots of RAM, Linux, GPIO-Headers, Wifi and BLE (!) onboard. Interesting. Sparkfun has created a couple of useful shields … Continue reading

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My first wearable project – a bag with motion controlled LEDs

As my godchild is approaching her 18th birthday and i wanted to have something special for her i decided to sew a handbag (basically for her Mac-Book) – of course with electronics inside! I started with the Adafruit Gemma, the … Continue reading

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Stay tuned

Readers of this blog can imagine what will happen with this little guy soon…

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