Pretty fly for a WiFi

Arduino time:

For my final project I have the following in mind:

The popcorn timer – This is a device that records the time intervals in-between the pops when making popcorn. When there is more than 3/4 seconds between the pops, then the popcorn are ready and the device informs you.

The shooting spammer – For every person that dies in the USA from a shooting a sound and blinking will go off. The source will be this and the output will differ depending on the incident.

The daily hunger-meter – A display showing the number of people who have died from hunger today. Source.

3 thoughts on “Pretty fly for a WiFi”

  1. Agree with Evie– WOAH those are some heavy topics. Your first idea sounds super fun and easy to prototype with a microphone. A device that makes a gunshot sound every time there is gun violence sounds INTENSE and TERRIFYING. Also pretty straightforward to prototype, once you get a data feed that you can access.
    The last idea sounds super abstract, and I’d encourage you to think of outputs that drive action– would this display convince a kid to finish his/her vegetables, for example?


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