Hooking Jenkins up to a computer-controlled light switch

About a week ago I wrote about how to hook up a light switch to a raspberry pi. Having a computer-controlled light switch is nice, but the novelty wears off pretty quickly. The next question that aris

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Make a computer-controlled light switch with a Raspberry Pi

To build a computer-controlled light switch, you will need: Raspberry Pi ($35) Adafruit Powerswitch Tail 2 ($25) The powerswitch tail looks like an extension cord with some holes in it to wire it in

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Hello Arduino

I have heard of Arduino and physical computing platforms before but have never really played with them. As preparation for building a robot, I wanted to get a feel for microcontrollers. The “Hel

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Make your own Nexus 7 charging stand

If you have one of Google’s awesome Nexus 7 tablets, but don’t have a stand, here is a great way to make your own, all you need is the original box. Step 1 Start with the part of the box t

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