Tag: hardware

Myo Armband Complete Destruction

I was recently tasked to do a teardown of a Myo Armband. If you’re not familiar with it, the Myo Armband is a bracelet with muscle sensors you put on your arm (ha! who would’ve guessed?). In essence, when you move your fingers, wrist or arm, it moves the muscles inside and the Myo detects…
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The Zoom Panic Button

The number of stories going around of embarrassing video chat moments has gone up dramatically. If you have one of these stories you’ve likely since figured out how to quickly and efficiently shut off your computers feed. On a related note, now is the time to get into Arduino. Here is a wonderfully documented beginner…
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On Moisture Sensors for plants

Moisture sensors suck. This link is an excellent deep dive into why the sensors on the market right now aren’t great. Use nails. This guys doesn’t literally use nails, but he demonstrates the circuit you would need. For my own plants, since they are indoors and my living conditions are quite stable, I won’t be…
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