Author Archives: mavillard

About mavillard

Graduate student of PhD. in Hispanic Studies at The University of Western Ontario.

H9832B Duck

Warning: this post is almost the same than Mohammed’s due to we’re working together on our final project. H9832B Duck is our project’s name. H9832B Duck is a robot that obeys commands sent from Twitter. I explained the general idea … Continue reading

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Our project: final idea

When we presented our idea to Bill, we weren’t aware of its hardness (actually, easyness). We still think our original idea was a good idea, but, to be honest, it doesn’t display fireworks. Tactful Bill kindly suggested the chance of … Continue reading

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Our project: original idea

Mohammed and me were thinking in an idea for our final project. We had to apply our just acquired knowledge in Arduino to some idea. Because of our recent success with the liquid cristal screen, we thought we may combine arduino … Continue reading

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Arduino and other things

I’ve learnt a lot about Arduino since my last post. Last week, Mohammed and me used Inkscape. It was fun to create draws and shapes. We didn’t take any pic, but what we did it’s not far from this: We … Continue reading

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Arduino 2.0

Today, we had our second class of Interactive Exhibit Design and we were playing with Arduino again. Last wednesday, we programmed Arduino by transfering the code from the computer to the Arduino and we got fun results. But we introduced … Continue reading

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Arduino 1.0

I had my first religious experience with Arduino last week, and I shared it with my friend Mohammed and a nice girl called Cynthia. Arduino is more than a simple board. It’s “an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, … Continue reading

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The magic bag

Every morning I have to prepare my bag for a long day: classes, job, gym… That means I need a big bag to hold all kind of things. I love my sports bag, I bought it after arriving in London. … Continue reading

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