Here are the photos and videos from the lessons.
Here is the evidence from the lessons
Lesson 4: (this feed includes the button presses from class)
The flash led worked but I couldn’t get a video of it since the widget was on my phone But it worked! I got an email.
Collect the weather conditions:
Here is my Bill of Materials for my final project the personal dining table
Below are my screenshot and videos of homework this week. Due to the day off last week, I spent some time to figure out how this works. But I think it all goes well right now, and I am excited to utilize the new widgets to my final project!
Below is my second blog post for this week… just showing pieces of evidence that I completed Lessons 4, 5, and 6 for this week. Things seemed to go pretty smoothly although my precipitation feed doesn’t seem to be populating although I am receiving text messages everytime the weather changes. Something to look into I guess.
Thanks to Catherine and Felix for letting me hop on to their shared circuit. All three bread boards connected to the same button! woo!
Sorry for my mega late post update. This is my homework from last week as I’m still going through the new lessons.
Also, Here are my brainstorm. I am already having ideas about circuit and material proposals but going to work more intensively once I make sure about the project.
First one is a system that enables my grandmother to communicate with us, her grandchildren, from all over the world. She’s in her 80’s and have no idea how cellphone works and she always has to wait for us to call her. So, if there was a button right next to our picture that she could press when she misses one us, we will get a text or an email and call her. This is by far my favorite idea.
My second idea is about Pomodoro Method. I often put a timer on and try to focus on work but I get distracted and leave my desk, and usually remember it when the timer goes off. So, I want to design a timer that lights up to remind me that I’m supposed to work. Also, it has a motion sensor. So, when I leave, it sends me a message to remind me I should get back to my desk.
My third idea helps me to monitor how many cigarets I smoke and help me to reduce it. The box that contains cigarets will have a lock and every time I want to open it, it sends an email encouraging me not to smoke. Also, the lock won’t open until the 20th try.
I’m looking forward to know your opinion:)
This week we had to do lesson 4-6. Starting to connect our Arduino Wi-fi was very exciting and fun for me especially when I was playing with IFTTT. IFTTT made is very easy to make the function of the Arduino applicable to real life situations, such as telling me the weather to sending me an email. At first I struggled with setting up the Wi-fi connections from Adafruit IO. There is just bits and parts, that if one is missing than the whole connection will not work.
Bill of Material