2017/04/05 : # 120. [Arduino] – ESP8266 Lifx Library Update! Change color and brightness of bulbs.

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I’ve updated the library and examples to be able to support setting things like color, brightness, and other properties.

Previous post about this library

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Filed To: Arduino, Electronics, ESP8266, Library, Lifx,

2017/03/02 : # 119. Genius Project Post 3: Genius Project Pitches

Genius Project Pitches: What about your pitch are you  most looking forward to? What are you worried about? How is your pitch preparation going? What do you hope to get out of your pitch? What advice do you hope to gain from the people in your classroom?

For my pitch, I’m looking forward to pitching my idea to the class. I’m excited to receive their opinions on my project, and see what they think of it. I’m a bitworried about the presentation itself, as I’m not to great at the whole public speaking thing. I think that I’m probably stressing out a little too much about it, and I have given presentations before without an issue. I’m in the process of (See Rest of Post…)

Filed To: Genius Project, School,

2017/02/24 : # 118. [Music] – Cycerin Winterbliss ArduinoPlays Remix

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Filed To: Castle Crashers, Cycerin, Midi, Music, Projects, Remix,

2017/02/20 : # 117. Genius Project Post 2: Mentors

Prospective Mentors – why you chose them. What did you learn about them? Have you emailed them yet? Have they responded?

For my genius project, I chose 2 mentors that held knowledge that I lacked.

My first mentor was Kirt Danner from RPA.
He works for an advertising agency and knows lots about product life cycles. He could help me avoid common pitfalls faced with designing a product, as he has worked with many companies in the past.  He also hasexperienced firsthand starting from nothing, and building your way up. I have emailed him and am awaiting a response.

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Filed To: Genius Project, School,

2017/02/19 : # 116. FTC Robotics Team #9261 Velocity Vortex Judging Video Intro (2017)

 

Filed To: Film, Render, Robotics, School, Video, Youtube,

2017/02/08 : # 115. [Kahoot] – Kahoot “2 Step Join” How To

Kahoot’s “Two Step Join” feature was introduced recently to help classrooms keep unwanted kids off their kahoots. It works like this:

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Filed To: Kahoot, Tutorial,

2017/02/03 : # 114. Various Logo Photoshops(memebean)

Memebean logo

Memebean

This one was a custom logo for Mrs. AMYKUEHL because she was having trouble pronouncing memebean correctly.

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Filed To: Other, Photos, Render,

2017/02/02 : # 113. Genius Project Post 1: Overview

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The Concept: For the 2016-2017 school year, we are embarking on what our school calls the “Genius project” derived from Google’s “20 time” concept. It is the concept of giving people 20% of their work time to do what they want. While this might sound like just an excuse for students to slack off during English class, there are some restrictions. Students must choose a topic that advances society in some way, and work on it through senior year.

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Filed To: Electronics, Genius Project, School,

2017/01/20 : # 112. [Film] – Yo No Fui (Spanish Project) Telenovela

This was my submission as a Spanish project for Spanish 3B.

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Filed To: Film, School, Spanish, Video, Youtube,

2017/01/06 : # 111. [Kahoot] – Setting up a large scale kahoot

For ASB, I’ve been looking into how I might set up a large scale(I mean like 1000+ players or most of my school) Kahoot game. After looking up a number of things, “kahoot max number of players” ended up leading me to This Page. The following is an attempt to sum up what I’ve learned about setup. I will make another post sometime in February after I complete it.

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Filed To: ASB, Kahoot, Music, School, Tutorial,