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The three LED Light Show. The start of everything. (All images and videos from me.)   Like programming a sound sequence, I thought it would be useful to do the same thing with light. In this project we will start working on developing a Light Show Sequencer.   To make it simple, I will start with just 3 LEDs. I used the same kind of interface as in the Sound Sequencer project. Although the buttons are clicky, it does the job. Feel free to use any sort of keypad you want.   The ...
The Micro:bit Accelerometer Theremin. Cool case, but no lights this time. (All Images: ME)   I didn’t care for the sound that the last accelerometer Theremin produced. I wanted something that produced a pure square wave sound. The result was more than I could have wanted. It sounds like Atari sounds better than the Atari Punk Console a few projects back. There are two modes of this Theremin. One is a pure square wave. The second is “smooth” mode, where the sound can be a ...
This week we got the chance to work in Monterrey, Nuevo León, a city near McAllen, Texas, training 15 teachers on how to use technology, digital manufacturing and Electronics to boost creativity in the classroom,   micro:bit micro:bit Summer Code Club Challenge - Winners Announced! ...
Micro:bit Tutorials in Spanish As part of the work I'm developing with the microbits from the micro:bit Summer Code Club Challenge - Winners Announced!, here are two tutorials on how to start with Microbit (sorry only in Spanish)   The first one is "hello world" or your first program and circuit with microbit.   The second one is a water sensor for a plant ...
Aguaforence, analyzing water using art and technology:   The micro:bits finally arrived in our office in Mexico City. While we waited for the kitronics kit, we had an idea to do a project in the mexican mixteca, a region with beatiful landscapes but also with a lot of challenge.   For the last year we have been working in a community called Tamazulapam, very famous for it's river and clean water. In the community we work with 25 students,14-16 years old, in differente maker projects ...