What I'm Doing to Prepare for the Zombie Apocalypse

Recent Posts

  • October 05, 2016

    In the eye of the beholder

    When we last left our handsome hero he was securing the perimeter using a PIR sensor and an Arduino. The rig was designed to raise an alarm via a piezo buzzer when the sensor detected movement. With the ability to easily place PIR sensors along the base's perimeter, it was good for telling you that someone (or something) was at the door, but not who (or what).

  • October 03, 2016

    What's in the box?

    A couple of months ago I got really excited when I saw that Adafruit had launched a curated box of products suitable for anyone that's part of the maker scene. The AdaBox follows the same concept as something like Loot Crate, which has a unique theme per box and includes a bunch of items related to that theme. Once a particular box is gone, it's gone.

  • October 01, 2016

    Securing the perimeter

    Just a quickie, this time, to let you know I've finally completed Project 6: PIR Zombie Detector.

  • September 06, 2016

    Made some progress, finally!

    This is a short post with a simple mission - to inform all (three) of you of my success in completing Project 3: LED Lighting.

  • September 01, 2016

    Learning from one's mistakes

    After a number of failures with the other projects I've worked on recently, I was looking forward to a success with Project 3: LED Lights.

  • August 27, 2016

    One step forward, two steps back

    One of my friends, a young gentleman by the name of Cos, has a healthy respect for the idea that the zombie apocalypse isn't an if - but a when. This is something which informs his everyday life, and will often guide his decisions.

  • August 07, 2016

    You light up my heart

    If you'll indulge me for just a moment, I want to talk about something which isn't related to zombies, but is about electronics and my attempts to get creative.

  • August 05, 2016

    I just can't do it Captain, I just don't have the power!

    Unfortunately, today has turned into a bit of a failure.

  • August 04, 2016

    Prime day was eventful, for all the wrong reasons

    The 12th July was Prime Day, Amazon's answer to the blue cross sale.

  • June 17, 2016

    What I've learnt about the solar panel over the past week

    As mentioned in my last post, the weather has been terrible for testing the solar panel.