ePaper Calendar


I had a couple of these small ePaper boards, bought on sale a while ago, begging to be used in a project… I wasn’t sure what to do with them, until I saw James’ video about his message board.

Then it occurred to me: a small, ePaper display for my Google Calendar would be perfect ! True, we all check our phones regularly, almost compulsively, nowadays, but still, there’s nothing like having your tasks/appointments on a piece of paper ! Even if it’s of the “e” variety… πŸ™‚

Especially if it’s for the shared family calendar, so that my wife and kids can also have it right there in front on them in the kitchen!

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Rotary Dial Revival


I know it’s been a long time since my last post, but hey, at least I have an excuse…Β  he’s 2 and a half and knows no rest or the meaning of the phrase “staying still” πŸ™‚

This is (hopefully) only the 1st part of a series, based around this ’70s Rotary Dial Phone from Eastern Europe. I inherited it from my grandad when he passed away a couple of years ago. This is the same phone that I remember from when I was a kid and would play with at my grandparents’ house… ok, ok, I’ll stop here with the nostalgia πŸ™‚

So I can personally confirm it’s at least 35 years old, but probably more like 40 or 50. Most importantly it has quite a sentimental value for me, which means I have to be careful what I do with it !

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Hack a humidifier with an AtTiny


 

This is a refreshingly simple hack on which I spent only a few hours, most of which were actually for installing Atmel Studio to program the AtTiny πŸ™‚

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Improve Wireless Doorbell


This is an unexpected project, that might prove one of my (very) few that are actually finished and useful ! πŸ™‚

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TM1638 Display Driver for Stellaris Launchpad


Here I am, roughly 3 months after my last post…

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