Getting started in Electronics

For some time now I've had people asking me how they should get started in electronics. It is easy to point them to Arduino and say, start there! But I found that the issue is that it quickly turns people off if they can't come up with something in a…

Wayfinder System: Towards Better Biking Safety

I was at Maker Faire Singapore recently and had a lot of fun. I met the excellent Signals team at Maker Faire Singapore in July. They were developing the product The Official Signal. Figure 1. The Official Signal It appears to be a motion-sensing bike attachment. From what I could…

Webroots 2: Cloud Streaming

Now that we've got all our wireless programming tools set up, we will begin to interface with the Night Light directly. Say I want a different color? Fiddling with the RGB values is fun up to a certain point. This tutorial will teach you how to set up a service…