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A coffee maker monitoring office notification system

Like most tech offices, we go through a lot of coffee during the day. We have about 15 people spread between 2 rooms upstairs, and a single coffee pot between us. Generally this means someone makes a pot early in

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Building an Arduino powered environment monitor and iOS app

My apartment uses baseboard heaters and anyone who’s paid for hydro can tell you, they’re pretty inefficient. I wanted to collect some information about the inside conditions of my apartment so that I could better understand when and how to

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Automate a basic humidifier with an Arduino, relay and simple sensors

Mechatronics is described as the intersection between mechanical, electrical and computer engineering, and it covers just about anything that uses electronic signals to act on mechanical systems. It’s what I went to school for, and it’s where my hobby interests

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This is an Arduino

After choosing a mechatronics option in my final year of mechanical engineering, I’ve gotten more interested in electronics and computer integration. Sure, I’ve done programming in the past (and present) but there is something very satisfying about writing code on

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