Alessandro writes –

Facebook Lamp is an RGB led lamp that advise you if you have notifications on facebook changing its color or fading from one to others , the lamp in connected to my laptop via USB and is controlled by a custom software, written by me, able to connect to the web and retrive information from your facebook pages.

A facebook lamp

Arduino Facebookrss
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Collin Cunningham

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!

  • The Oracle

    What would be useful is a good overview of the PC-based software. The article only mentions that he uses labview, which is some form of embeded RAD tool. This is the sort of project with endless possibilities for makers, but the PC software is the roadblock.