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Add an external reset button on the Gemma M0 board.

I recently created a wearable project and the Gemma M0 board was on the inside of the wearable. However, I needed the ability

Getting your shiny new ESP32 ready to use with Arduino

To use the ESP32 board we need to do a few steps first. First make sure you have an Espressif ESP32 board (have a look around,

Create your own Social Distancing Hat, with extras…

In this tutorial, for a distance sensor hat, I’ll be using an ultrasonic sensor to measure the distance of others approa

How to make neopixel jewellery, a colour sensing, fun wearable

This neopixel jewellery wearable tutorial takes inspiration from a tutorial on Adafruit to make a neopixel manicure. I loved t

How to install a Library in Arduino (1.8 onwards), using Library Manager

The library manager you will use a lot when you’re making fun projects with Arduino. Libraries provide your sketches wit

How do I use the Library Manager in the beta Arduino IDE (2.0.0 beta.11)?

An quick guide to installing a library in the beta version of Arduino.

Easy to use ‘over the air’ OTA (wifi) to program your ESP32!

This is an information post mostly for myself – I spent a lot of time trying to program my ESP32 using the OTA functiona

OLED & Arduino Heaven

I posted images online of prototypes I had been working on, and Marcelo Souza commented about trying an OLED. I had thought ab

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

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

PICAXE for Wearables, a hookup & using guide

I’m looking at an Electro-Fashion sewable PICAXE control board from Kitronik. There are a few wearable systems now that

Uploading a sketch: Arduino

There are only a few steps involved in running a sketch on an Arduino board, and this post will take you through it step-by-st

Slow Technology: Programming the Interface

This post examines The interface described will be coded using Xcode, using the interface builder (fig. 20) section of Xcode a

Slow Technology: Last Planet

Last Planet is introduced as a retail solution designed to increase dwell time, reflection and interaction. The project set ou

Last Planet: The Iterations for the Design

about blurb: addiction & interests

Currently, I work at The Glasgow School of Art [GSA innovation school]. I’m a Post Graduate Lecturer for MDes Design Inn