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BrailleBox: Building a Braille news reader with Android Things

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On one side of my family runs a genetic condition known as Retinitis Pigmentosa — this is essentially a condition that causes your eyesight to deteriorate over time. Often, this makes me think about how the technology that we create could actually make a difference to someones life and how we, as creators, could be a part of that. Because of this, a few years ago (using an Arduino Uno) I created...

Android Things: Electronics 101

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Last week I ventured over to Pimoroni to pick myself up a new Raspberry Pi so that I could start playing around with Android Things. Although I used to toy quite a bit with my Arduino, that was a few years ago now and my electronics knowledge has become a little rusty. For that reason, I decided to recap over some fundamental electronics concepts and components, putting together a little post...