Monday, May 21, 2018

Playing with light

As mentioned in my article about my first steps into soldering, I started some real projects as well. Today I would like to tell you about one of them, lightening the shelves at my office space.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Soldering - my first steps

Last winter holiday I got a soldering station. Time to play a bit with it.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Mirror mirror on the wall ... Implementing a voice assistant into a smart mirror #2

Getting the mirror to speak, finally.
In my previous article, I was telling about the different voice assistants and how we choose one for the implementation into the smart mirror.
Now it's time to work on the actual implementation ...

Monday, February 26, 2018

Mirror mirror on the wall ... Implementing a voice assistant into a smart mirror #1

Last summer, I was building a smart mirror with a Raspberry Pi, an old monitor and some spyglass.
Now, the smart mirror got extended by a voice assistant to become a speaking mirror.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Google AIY Voice Kit

A while back, Google and the MagPi did a collaboration which resulted in the first AIY Project, the AIY Voice Kit.

Google AIY Voice Kit

Sunday, December 31, 2017

The House of Da Vinci at a Chromebook

Lately, I was playing a bit of The House of Da Vinci at my Chromebook. Yes, playing at a Chromebook is something real now.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Google Home Mini

Recently, I was getting a new toy at home that I wanted to get for a long time: A Google Home (Mini)

The Google Home Mini package.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

XODO PDF Reader & Annotator

Reading and writing PDF documents at a Chromebook ... no longer a challenge with XODO, more of a joy :-) 

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Building a smart mirror

In this article, I will tell you about my summer project 2017: Building a smart mirror.