Aquarium controller


  I’m working on a prototype aquarium controller and fish feeder, I keep updating this post with the progress. As of now the project is built using Node.js and Johnny-Five and has the following features: Automatic fish feeding with 8 slots Water level monitor Light scheduler Motion activate night lights Temperature sensor Current Hardware: Arduino Uno […]

Foosball Scoreboard using node and Johnny-Five

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  We are quite competitive when it comes to foosball at the office, we try to mentally keep track of scores and wins over a few weeks span but that never works out. We wanted a method of tracking points that din’t involve us writing it down. This is when we came up with the […] featured in Web Designer Depot’s newsletter

htmlsig featured in webdesigner depot newsletter

A while back I created a simple website that allows you to quickly create an email signature for your email clients such as gmail, apple mail, outlook and other email clients. This morning it was featured on Web Designer Depot . Check it out

Raspberry Pi tweet temperature


I wrote a small python script to tweet my aquariums temperature so that i can monitor it as I raise the temperature slowly to 86°F to fight an ich outbreak :-( .

A few days with the Fitbit Flex


Getting started with the Fitbit was very simple; from taking it out of the packaging it took about 20 minutes to get a full charge and sync it with my phone. From there it was ready to go on my arm.

Getting started with the Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi in case connected to a Sainsmart relay board

The Raspberry Pi is a cheap underpowered computer that you can buy for $35 if you are willing to wait a little or about $46 -50 on Amazon and get it the next day. The specs of this small computer are pretty weak, the unit i’m currently using is the version B board and comes with […]

Bamboo iPad stylus


Yesterday I purchased the Bamboo Stylus for iPad. I’ve seen it being used with the Paper53 iPad app in their demo video and it seemed a lot better then my previous stylus which would stick to the screen. The bamboo stylus works very y well with the iPads screen, if you are used to drawing […]

DIY Spidertrax dolly


After seing this DIY on how to build a Spider Trax Dolly, I decided to give it a try and build one for my d7000. The finished product did not cost more then $100 and performed prety well. Most of the parts were available in local stores and the plate ordered from B&H online. I haven’t had […]