Posts Tagged ‘holiday’

it’s good to be away…

Monday, August 24th, 2009

aruba-surf-clubjust returned from a much needed week in Aruba. the only tech i allowed myself to get involved with was a Google Voice / Gizmo5 integration for free calls back home using local wifi (which worked out really).

now to get back to work…the semester is looming.
(but it may be hard to focus after this)

elmo hacking

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

this saturday i participated in the elmo hacking workshop at eyebeam. adrianne wortzel , a resident at eyebeam, has a project which involves synchronizing the movements of 50 tickle-me elmos. mike gazes and soyoung park realized adrianne’s idea by reverse engineering the elmo’s and creating a new control unit based around an atmel atmega168, using the arduino development environment. wireless communication is through xbee radios (so many (more…)