Metro Sign Build Log 3: Working with LED Display Libraries
Hope you enjoyed getting your components together! If this seems like a project you want to take on, or you just want to see how mine goes, consider subscribing on Substack so you don’t miss a build log! MatrixPortal.Matrix Now that we have our MatrixPortal working, let’s get some text up on our LED panels! […]
Metro Sign Build Log 2: Hardware + Software Setup
Now that we’ve got our components in hand, let’s get to “hello world.” A lot of the following is mostly cribbed from existing Adafruit tutorials, which I’ll be heavily referencing, but I’ll add my personal experience and recommendations as we go. Now that we’re diving into implementation instead of just buying things, I’ll reiterate that I by […]
Metro Sign Build Log 1: Project Outline + Parts List
In this series, we’ll build and program a functioning LED sign displaying Metro train times and much more. The first build log covers project objectives, my experience, and the parts list I chose for the project.
6 Must Have Apps for your New Apple Watch
So you found an Apple Watch under the tree- you’ve set it up, played with it for a bit, and now you need some apps to test out. I’m in the same boat, and I’ve found some apps that helped fix immediate questions and issues I had with my user experience. Check out my recommendations below!
5 Tech Founders who Scratched their own Itch
Silicon Valley has long been home turf for tech startup founders eager to bring their game-changing ideas to the world. Many of these innovators identified specific pain points that motivated them to create solutions. Creating ideas by solving a personal pain point is commonly referred to as “scratching your own itch” – Read on for five companies founded to scratch an itch!