In the event that an intelligent extraterrestrial being ever comes across either of the two Voyager probes, they'll be able to learn a lot about humanity from the encoded image files stored within the record's audio! Linked here are programs used to both extract the image files stored on the golden records and also create new encoded signals given a set of images!
Isabelle Rezazadeh is an extremely talented DJ who is known by her unique animated LED glasses. The moment that I first saw these glasses, I knew that I needed to make some using neopixels! Fabrication and design for these glasses is ongoing.
Laser cat toy with randomized movements
A close friend of mine has the most adorable cat that needed both a workout, as this feline is plump, and psychological enrichment to keep her from getting bored. Therefore, I created this special cat toy - an arduino controlled laser toy with randomized x- and y- axis movement. I'm told that this cat gets frequent exercise chasing the uncatchable red dot!
I was able to purchase four brushless model airplane propellers for an extremely low price and decided to use these powerful motors to construct a drone that could be used for filming video as well as lifting a payload. Up to 2.5kg can be safely lifted to 6 meters but more extreme testing has not been conducted.