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micro:bit binary adding machine

I’m going to how to show you to turn two or more micro:bits in to a binary adding machine, using the same code on every micro:bit. The ability to add two numbers together is a fundamental building block of any … Continue reading

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Radio clock

BFH (Broadcasting From Home) is quite the thing these days, so I thought I’d make a web version of the clocks used in radio studios. These spell out the time in easy-to-read words, and remove the brain-gymnastics required to turn … Continue reading

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Hyper-local personal train and London bus times

Terence Eden has a cool project to turn a Nook e-reader into a personal display of the next useful trains and London buses to depart from near his home. I thought I’d do something similar and would start with the … Continue reading

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Ultrasonic distance sensor micro:bit theremin

I’ve tried to make really crude theremin-like noise-making machines before with an Arduino and an LED, and with micro:bits, and of course there’s my spooky bat theremin Scratch project. I had a HC-SR04 ultrasonic distance sensor lying around. You can … Continue reading

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10 Backlisted episodes that changed my life

It’s that time when people post their top 10 books, films, albums of the year. I even just saw a ‘top 10 best staircases of 2019‘ list, which made me panic and realise I haven’t even got my top 10 … Continue reading

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