My K40 laser is the most humble of its kind, having analog dial and controls, and basic optics. Even so, the results are fine. Now my mission is to take this little Chinese laser and bring it up to the 21st Century. 1. Optics The default mirrors and lenses are built to a price point, […]
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Did you ever want to have your return to your office or home announced with a fanfare? Probably not, but let’s do this anyway 😉 This script will use Bluetooth (built into the Raspberry Pi 3) to detect when your phone is nearby, and if detected will play the MP3 of your choice!
Slack is a hugely popular live group chat system. While a lot of my notifications now go to Discord, as I wrote about here, Slack is still more popular with development teams, and it is what we use in my day job. Being able to notify your team when something happens programmatically can be very […]
While Arduino and Raspberry Pi dominate, there are other boards out there for robot builders. One of the best for rapid robot development is IoTiny from EZ-Robot.