I moved to a smaller apartment and designed and built a large wooden twin storage bed with a lot of under bed storage because usually, a bed just takes a lot of space that is not too useful for much else than laying in a coma and hallucinating vividly.
Cheap student food. The corner-stone of mankind. In this article we cook a dish, that put me through college and high-school.
This is excellent food for students as its dirt cheap, tastes good and looks awful.
In this article, we change the Audi A3 number plate bulbs to LED's and get rid of the number plate light warning that follows.
Finland is known for its alcoholism. I decided to celebrate that fact by making traditional Finnish drink "Vappukilju", translating roughly as "strong home-made brew for first of May".
Kilju is illegal to make here but adding some sort of fruit makes it technically wine and okay. So, with a little help from my friend, we made some "cranberry wine" with a little twist.
Quest for cheap booze
The mission was to make something that tastes good, is relatively cheap, ferments fast and most important - is strong!
LiveLight is an open source ambient lighting solution for PC. System consists of the controller, LED-strips and software called Ambibox.
Let's have a moment of silence for my old website and welcome the new Blog-formatted website with all the bells and whistles!
I upgraded the mechanical sensor of my DIY IKEA SmartDesk to ultrasonic rangefinder to set it's height from the floor automatically which greatly improved its usability!
I removed the original magnetic limit-switch and replaced it with ultrasonic PING-sensor that could measure the actual height from the floor.
Read the part 1 of this article
System in action
IKEA Bekant allows the user to raise and lower the table so you can sit or stand as you wish. I decided to hack my Bekant with an Arduino to turn it into the ultimate IKEA Smart Desk!
I recently visited the Chernobyl exclusion zone the pictures of the damaged reactor of the power plant were slightly faded, I suspected it was due to the background radiation.
I figured it was easy enough to test how radiation affects digital CMOS-sensors so I irradiated my Nikon to see what kind of effects would I get.