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Matt Ballard (450nm)
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Cynical optimist in search of home. Will work for tea, tech or more storage for my photos.
Cynical optimist in search of home. Will work for tea, tech or more storage for my photos.

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Democrats in the House and Senate recently introduced legislation that would require President Trump's administration to publish visitor... http://trib.al/AtR2Cr2

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Take gardening to the next level with this #DIY hexagonal planter. Click to get the step-by-step. http://thd.co/2mbvzuJ
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Temperature sensing NeoPixel Stair Lights #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
https://blog.adafruit.com/2017/03/24/temperature-sensing-neopixel-stair-lights-piday-raspberrypi-raspberry_pi/

Via lorrainbow.wordpress.com

Over Christmas we had some lights hooked around the banisters running up our stairs. They were gold lights in a tube that looped quite easily through the wooden banisters. My husband really liked them and wanted to keep them on the stairs.

The Christmas lights were baulked. They didn’t always turn on and entire sections would be in darkness. Instead of buying new ones we thought about adapting a strip of Neopixel lights we had lying around. Then we thought about controlling the lights and came up with a temperature sensor.

The strip has 50 lights. When it’s less than 0 then first 8 lights come on in dark blue. Then the following:

Basically the lights will always be dark blue then the warmer it is the more lights will be on.

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https://blog.adafruit.com/2017/03/24/temperature-sensing-neopixel-stair-lights-piday-raspberrypi-raspberry_pi/
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Apparently #Google #Allo is full of fail today.
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