Mike Harkabus over at Clarity Consulting has created a code example for Coding 4 Fun on
using an accelerometer to measure the performance of your car. No need to even modify your car, the USB accelerometer will handle it.
It polls 20 to 30 times a second and with this ability, one can…
Guitar Hero is a game that has wasted countless hours shreading. People have
hooked their controllers up to a PC, someone created a
PC application that works of your keyboard like Guitar Hero called Frets on Fire, and now someone
hooked the controller up to a Commodore 64.
Toni goes on to…
Chances are you've played a first-person shooter such as Unreal Tournament, and if so chances are you've come across what is known
as a bot. Now these things can be really annoying, that is unless you are behind one. Andy Sterland, James Lissiak, and Tom Randell has created…
Scott Hanselman has createda follow up to his
first article on controlling the Microbric Viper Robot. Scott now
added in Powershell and created a LOGO-like experience with .Net.
He created a video, which is on Channel 9,
showing off the robot in action. The…
The 60 gamer points for 1000 death match games and 1000 dark ops games for xbox live really need to be won. Should
I play 40 hours of gaming or spend 10 hours to build a robot to do it for me. I didn't do this,
Diego Knyte did and he called it the xBot. Since all one needed was…
Paulo Blikstein over at MIT created a computer that runs on water. Yes, I said water. The stuff that covers 70% of the earth. Paulo created a boolean logic gate that does both an XOR and AND functionality. From there he created a four bit adder.
Tyler Schlegel has created a
basic browser-based chat application using ASP.NET and ASP.NET AJAX. For those who don't know what
ASP.NET AJAX is, it was formally known as Atlas and is Microsoft's framework to provide Ajax calls. It works on other frameworks such as PHP and ColdFusion.…
Jeff Hans and Yann Lecon last year made a
muli-touch screen application. A year later the guys over at Tinker.it created a
touch screen too. With some plexiglass, 36 LED, and some other parts, they managed to recreate the the touch screen. They explain the principles behind it…
Stephen Walther did so much he created a
You can give the Hangman game a try over at his…
Scott Hanselman hacks up some more hardware, this time the
CueCat to get more info about the books he is reading onto his blog.
Scott decodes the barcode information, changes the UPC into ISBN, then call Amazon's Web Service via REST and finally wraps everything up into a Live Writer…