1Sheeld stuff

I backed the 1Sheeld (yes that's spelled correctly) on kickstarter and it arrived today.  Was very easy to get working, though bluetooth seemed a little unstable with my galaxy S3, but my old S1 worked great.
So the first project was to strap it (haphazardly) to a magician chassis with an h-bridge IC and use the Orientation sheeld (that's their name for the virtual shields on the phone) to drive the bot.
 
 
Source code.  This includes a robot library I've been working on, so far does motor control abstraction for h-bridge and dual-RC-servo and optional speed ramping/smoothing.  Feedback and improvements welcome.
 
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Chris Weiss
on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
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Agenda

Today

  1. Wreath Making
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • Workshop on making seasonal wreaths using natural and found materials. You may supplement with store bought materials if you bring them.

      Class size limit 14 people or I will need helpers to bring all the material.
      Bring your own wreath frame, this style recomended https://www.google.com/shopping/product/11713777082107575278

      Other stuff you might want to bring:
      - gloves to protect your fingers from being poked and sappy
      - hand pruners, wire cutters, thin wire or twist ties
      - decorative seeds, berries, pine cones
      - ribbons
      - lunch/snacks/drinks to share
      - an empty car trunk to bring home your wreath

      I will supply:
      - Evergreen foliage from a few different species
      - some seeds and berries for decoration
      - pine cones if I find any
      - some prunners, wire, and wire cutters

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Tomorrow

  1. Hack Something!

Tuesday, November 21st

  1. Hacksgiving
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • Where: Arch Reactor
    • Arch Reactor will provide a meat/main dish. Everyone is encouraged to bring a side dish and a project to hack on.

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Friday, November 24th

  1. 3D Printer Meetup

Sunday, November 26th

  1. Hack Something!