Clap Clock

Recently I was given an old CD player that wasn’t needed anymore. I decided to hack the electronics, and turn it into a clock (because what else would you turn an old CD player into?). I attached an LCD screen to the CD tray to display the time, and wired it up to an arduino. I had […]

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Electronics course in Southampton

Last week I attended a Computing and Micro-electronics course at Southampton university. We worked in teams of 5 to build a completely autonomous robot capable of fetching blocks and taking them home to base, navigating and spotting blocks by means of a webcam. The video above shows my team’s robot in the competition at the […]

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My IoT Chessboard got featured in the MagPi (the official Raspberry Pi magazine)! So chuffed! You can check it out here.

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IoT chess board software

Though I have completed all the hardware of my IoT chess board, I am still in the process of developing the software for it. An Arduino MEGA sits underneath the board and controls the hardware, while a Raspberry Pi runs a webserver and takes care of the processing. Therefore the software development comes in three […]

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IoT Chess Board

I recently undertook a month of work experience at Vitec, one half of which consisted of me shadowing engineers in their jobs and spending time in each department – mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, software, testing etc. The other half of the time, I was allowed to use the company’s resources to build a project of […]

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Every morning, my dad sifts his Kefir grains (a type of probiotic) out from the milk they sit in overnight. Doing this every morning seemed to be a bit tedious to me, so I decided to build this:

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