Mobile WSPR with Raspberry Pi Zero

Mobile WSPR with Raspberry Pi Zero

Mobile WSPR with a Raspberry Pi Zero WSPR-zero is an open-source hardware and software project that turns a humble Raspberry Pi Zero into a powerful radio transmitter capable of sending WSPR signals across the globe. WSPR is a digital protocol that is used to research...
Koi Pond Monitoring with Raspberry Pi and Grafana

Koi Pond Monitoring with Raspberry Pi and Grafana

I set up a Raspberry Pi Zero with the WaveShare UPS, some waterproof temperature sensors and an air temperature & humidity sensor to keep an eye on my three koi fish tanks. The pi collects data from the sensors via python and sends it to Grafana which generates a...
Dollar bill art

Dollar bill art

Continuing my ongoing fascination of American symbolism, this project explores the transformative art of manipulating the complex layers and symbols found on dollar...
High Altitude Balloon Launch Photos

High Altitude Balloon Launch Photos

Luke Parker was in town interning with us at Outside Open and helped plan and execute a successful high altitude balloon launch and recovery. Thanks to the whole OO team: Matt, Trevor, Anthony, Brad and Tjaart for a fun day out! Here is some misc info not covered in...
Rail Cart Adventure

Rail Cart Adventure

Under a cloak of secrecy, a group of us built our rail-worthy carts and met in the deep California desert for the grand unveiling. It was an amazing feeling to ride along in the warm, dry desert air. One of the unique highlights was seeing a small herd of bighorn...
iPhone on train tracks video!

iPhone on train tracks video!

I balanced my iPhone between the railroad tracks this weekend at Refugio State Beach where we were camping. ┬áThe video is awesome and my phone didn’t die...