I wanted a device for box breathing, the technique where you breath in/hold/out/hold for 4 seconds. A device that wasn't a phone or computer. I built one, out of wood, plexiglas, metal, transistors, and a tiny bit of code. Then gave it the photo studio treatment, shared the code, and wrote about the experience.
Is my husband's new blog wherein he rambles about his projects on micro-controllers (arduino, MSP430,...) , embedded linux systems (beagle boards) and FPGAs. He's been featured in Make magazine already and he just launched this month! [more inside]
I got fed up with buttons, so I've begun to build a different way to interact with a TV using sensors to sense movement - It's only very basic at the moment, you move your hand to change channel and volume. Bit irritating if you move over the sensor by accident so going to use multiple sensors to allow for more complicated gestures