On a cycle the frame is gone. You’re completely in contact with it all. You’re in the scene, not just watching it anymore, and the sense of presence is overwhelming. (Robert Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance)
If you’re like me, you’ve been hearing about a thing called “LoRaWAN” for a while. It promises long distance (~7 km line of sight, ~2km if placed sufficiently high up in an urban area, down to ~100m within a house), low bandwidth communication with very low power consumption. I really wanted to make my bicycle have cool features (like lights and a GPS tracker), but LTE coverage is expensive. LoRA coverage is also lacking in my area, so I needed to make my own relay to test.
Computer vision + music = life-sized rhythm games
The real purpose of the scientific method is to make sure nature hasn’t misled you into thinking you know something you actually don’t know. (Robert Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance)
My (younger) cousins are visiting right now, and they found a cardboard box. The box is about a meter tall and half a meter wide, just large enough for them to fit inside it. Naturally, they turned it into a small house, complete with a cutout at the top for “Air Conditioning” (a fan they borrowed from the kitchen) and a very sturdy shelf on the inside. They wanted me to make the box even cooler, so I decided to incorporate as many buzzwords as possible into it.