October 05, 2016
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
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
Just a quickie, this time, to let you know I've finally completed Project 6: PIR Zombie Detector.
September 06, 2016
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
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 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
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
Unfortunately, today has turned into a bit of a failure.
August 04, 2016
The 12th July was Prime Day, Amazon's answer to the blue cross sale.
June 17, 2016
As mentioned in my last post, the weather has been terrible for testing the solar panel.