Archive for date: April 4, 2015

Another hummingbird cam, this one of a hummingbird nest!

April 4, 2015 | Links | By: Mark VandeWettering

Shelby noticed that hummingbirds had made a little nest, so she got a webcam and now you can view it via live streaming. At the moment, I looked, there didn’t seem to be much action, but I’ll be checking in frequently. Awesome. Shelby’s Hatchicam

The Clickspring Youtube channel

April 4, 2015 | Machining | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’ve tinkered a bit with metal working over the years, but never really developed any skill. I’ve always been fascinated by precision machining, particularly those that make clocks and watches. Yesterday, I discovered the Clickspring Youtube channel, which is really, really good. I’ve linked to his video where he makes washers and screws for a […]

Morning visit by a hummingbird…

April 4, 2015 | My Photos, My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

I know, I know, it’s probably getting a little repetitive and boring. But I’m still getting a kick out of my motion capturing hummingbird camera. Improvements are coming.

The “official” ESP8266 Wiki…

April 4, 2015 | Development Boards, Embedded, My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

This morning I’m still drinking coffee and waking up, but I was pointed at “the ESP8266 wiki”, which appears to be this Wiki page. Bookmarked mostly so I can quickly find it again. But it has some good information. If I haven’t teased you enough with this experimentation, consider these features of the ESP8266: It’s […]

More ESP8266 Experimentation: Giving it the Boot…

April 4, 2015 | Arduino, Hacking, LED, My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

Got a chance to play around a bit more with the ESP8266 tonight. I dug out a nice little dual output power supply board that I had got from with the hope that it would eliminate some of the erratic behavior that I had observed before. Sadly, that didn’t seem to solve my problem. […]