Starting Arduino doesn’t have to cost a lot at all, this post aims to cover the cheap ways to get started with Arduino, which are especially useful for when you are trying out a project and want to be sure it will work. You can always upgrade and swap out the parts later for their more robust / better quality matches later. Although, I have had good experiences and the parts I’ve been ordering have worked as intended. Continue reading Cheap ways to get started with Arduino ¢ ¢ ¢
Micro USB Connector: Socket to solder onto a board for charging purposes. This is the Micro which is the same cable plug used for many phones etc so the plug is common.
Sometimes when you are working on a project, it’s hard to think of all the possible solutions to an issue. This post is about a problem I had when trying to upload my code to a Lilypad (any board really) – but it left me wondering what the heck, and becoming really frustrated at why I could not load my code… here is what I tried and what worked for me. Continue reading Lilypad connection : Fixed
The context for this piece was to create something that would have engagement and appeal to someone who would use it. Ultimately I wanted to try to create a “machine” that could in some way provoke a reaction, an emotion or a need to use it again for that hit.
This lyric from The Verve seemed to capture the thought perfectly;