Tweetster – Wireless tweets display

Tweetster – Wireless tweets display

David Nichols made this lovely Asus Wireless Router WL-520-GU-based Twitter client. OpenWRT runs Python off of a USB thumb drive. The script fetches the 20 most recent tweets from his followers and displays them using a Sparkfun serial based LCD. The laser parts were fabbed at


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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. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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