Hacking The Fibonacci Clock

Many people write me asking if it would be possible to add/modify the clock color palettes or change the lamp mode display. Of course it is possible, it’s open source! OK but, what does it mean for a clock to be open source? Why would you care? The short answer is, being open source gives… Continue reading Hacking The Fibonacci Clock

Fibonacci Clock on Kickstarter

UPDATE: The Fibonacci Clock is now live on Kickstarter! I have 30 days to fund this project … head up to Kickstarter to support me! I present to you the Fibonacci Clock, a clock for nerds with style. Beautiful and fun at the same time, the clock uses the famous Fibonacci sequence to display time… Continue reading Fibonacci Clock on Kickstarter

RGB Lamp Controlled by RFID Tags Built As An Arduino Shield

Making the Scary Monkey project with my son has been a lot of fun so I decided to make another project for the kids. I built an interactive RGB lamp. The lamp has no switch and no dimmer, it’s entirely controlled with radio frequency identification (RFID) tags. The RFID reader is hidden in the lamp… Continue reading RGB Lamp Controlled by RFID Tags Built As An Arduino Shield

Twitter Controlled Robot

I presented this project at the 28th Montréal Python meeting. I posted the slides of the presentation in my previous post here. The objective of this project was to demonstrate the use of  pyserial and XBee to wirelessly control a robot. This project was also my first attempt at using the Tweepy library. The requirements… Continue reading Twitter Controlled Robot