Tasty tweets

Arduino Technology

BakerTweet from BakerTweet on Vimeo.

Via adafruit comes this awesome use of embedded tweeting, a bakery device that can alert hungry stomachs to what (please don’t make me say it) tweets are coming out of the oven. Sweet.

The BakerTweet prototype is made up of an Arduino Duemilanove, Arduino Ethernet Shield, Ladyada Proto Shield, a Linksys wifi adapter, and a whole bunch of little parts that make up the rest of what you see. We went through a couple of weeks of prototyping until the we settled on all the final components and wiring.

BakerTweet [via adafruit industries]

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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