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Cheap ways to get started with Arduino ¢ ¢ ¢

Starting Arduino doesn’t have to cost a lot. This post aims to cover the cheap ways to get started with Arduino. This is

My work & the importance of Prototyping

I presented a talk at the Glasgow School of Art that was about my work, particularly some of the earlier artwork collaboration

Breaking up Arduino: how to make your own arduino!

I’ve been looking at breaking out the ATMEGA328P-PU chip (that is used in many Arduino boards) to be able to reduce the

Sonic Bodies: Being Human Festival, Leeds, UK

As part of the Being Human Festival, I was involved in the technical support for the Sonic Bodies installation. This is a proj

House: a site-specific performance, behind closed doors for a conversation in the dark

House was an exciting project I was involved in as a technologist. I implemented Sonolope (designed and created by Maria Capsa

Secret Deposit Box, read the secrets of others & share yours

The context for this piece was to create something that would have engagement and appeal to someone who would use it. Ultimate

ilyware: my site launching electronic handbags

(head over to ilyware to see the site) I’ve been working on my electronic handbags for a long while. Now I’ve been

Apps and Hats: a quirky iPhone application review show

This is a bit of a retro post for me. I wanted to capture some of the Apps and Hats show that myself and the lovely Hattie did

Learning Circuits & Code with Arduino: Is this for you?

Hey – I’ve been making things with Arduino for a little while now (mostly a mess and a few small fires!) but I lov

Travelling Christine : Postcards

Android accessibility? Is there any?

UPDATE Note [Nov 2020] Many changes have happened to mobile operating systems, so I am going to update the accessibility infor

VisionSim; simulator for visual impairments

Do you know someone with a visual impairment? Are you trying to learn a little more about conditions for sight loss and h

How-to: Delete an app in iOS using Voice Over

Delete an app in iOS while using Voice Over is easy enough to do once you know how. By default when Voice Over is on, it reads

Aipoly Vision versus Tap Tap See: Apps for visual impairment

Aipoly Vision and Tap Tap See do very similar things. They are object recognise apps for visually impaired,  to help someone