Posts Tagged ‘arduino’


LED Christmas Tree 2012

14 December 2012

With a string of Adafruit LED pixels sitting on my workbench just waiting for a project, I felt a crafty urge to make an LED Christmas Tree, despite Adafruit’s aversion to such things I wanted to limit the project to a single evening, so my idea for a laser-cut, acrylic tree would have to wait [...]

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Heart (i)

Heart (i)

8 February 2012

Valentine’s Day Light Fixture A client contacted me wanting a red, blinking, heart-shaped LED array.  Since my production schedule didn’t afford me the time to design, assemble, and program a heart-shaped LED matrix at his desired size of about 10″ x 10″ for his Valentine’s Day deadline, I proposed a back-lit acrylic heart, to which [...]

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Urbana 2011

27 April 2011

Intro Urbana is an annual fundraiser hosted by Dharma Developments where proceeds raised support community programs with the goal of preventing homelessness in Ottawa. This year, URBANA is helping Action Housing / Action-Logement, an Ottawa-based charitable organization that assists low-income individuals and families to find and maintain safe, affordable and adequate rental housing. Each annual [...]

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DOTKLOK software 1.3

26 April 2011

New “big font” time display If you haven’t already, it’s time to update your DOTKLOK!  When you plug your DOTKLOK in, the software version will briefly be displayed (if there is no display, you are running code version 1.0 or older).  The latest release is version 1.3, now available at the DOTKLOK project page in [...]

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New DOTKLOK animations

15 February 2011

This past week I wrapped up version 1.1 of the DOTKLOK firmware, adding 3 new animations: Analog mode: a minimal depiction of a standard analog clock face. Morse code mode: hours, minutes, and seconds represented in Morse code glide across the screen at random velocities. and Game Time, where the screen is randomly cleared each [...]

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“Phenomena” @ CUBE Gallery, Feb. 1-27 2011

8 February 2011

Phenomena is a group exhibition @ CUBE Gallery featuring seven artists’ take on climatic, astronomical, or geological phenomena. Alongside work by Aili Kurtis, Paul Schibli, Guy Lavigueur, Jennifer Gibbs, Reid MacLachlan, John Roth, and Tony Broderick, I’m debuting work exploring new themes for me: a light piece controlled by the colour of the sky. The [...]

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DOTKLOK launched!

2 February 2011

As you may have noticed from the sidebar on the right of this page, DOTKLOK “unofficially” launched before Christmas when I quietly put it up on Etsy, planning to spread the word during the beginning of 2011 . . . Well, things got started for me when it was picked up over the holidays by [...]

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DOTKLOK update

2 November 2010

Progress on DOTKLOK has been somewhat diverted lately by a bunch of exhibitions I’ve been busy preparing for, but there’s some new pics I’ve been anxious to share.  The fourth beta DOTKLOK is built with a smoked acrylic front face, a black acrylic back, and a row of all-black buttons along the bottom: [ more [...]

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