Author: david

Hack Title: Speed of light measurements Hack Details: How many ways can we find to measure the speed of light? What you need to make it happen?: Need: microwave oven, chocolate, oscilloscope, light source/laser, mirrors, space, motor/controller, prism, ideas Name: …

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Hack Title: Get Animated: Multiplane Animation Stand Hack Details: Let’s build a multiplane stand so we can do some stop motion animation.This could be a simple as a few sheets of plexiglass plus cardboard coffee cups – or we could …

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Hack Title: Edu-toycorder Hack Details: Tricorders, star-fleet’s swiss-army knife can be used for finding the timeline where Hitler lost to pointing at the red-shirted guy and saying “he’s dead Jim.” As a kid, the nearest thing we had was an …

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Hack Title: Prosthetic arm for teenage rower Hack Details: I’ve been working on a prosthetic for a 15 year old rower who is missing his hand and most of his forearm on one side. There is a quite a bit …

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  Hack Title: California Dreamin’ (aka Save The World’s Saddest Lemon Tree) Hack Details: I grew a lemon tree from a pip, but it’s miserable in the Irish climate. At time of writing it’s a 20cm stick with one leaf …

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Hack Title: Back of my hand Hack Details: How many ways can we look at the back of a hand during a hackathon? Looking at it in scientific, artistic and medical ways What you need to make it happen?: Electronics: …

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Project Name: con DUCK tor People Involved: Pheobe Sun Glenn Jackson Cathal Peelo Rene Ruck Project Description: A visual orchestra that can be conducted by anyone Links to Code: Links to Pictures: PRESENTATION: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1AciTflazdew-IukafRltrI7xm9qIZw1Rkejo2sg_6bM/edit?usp=sharing Anything else?: special thanks to David, …

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Project Name: OAT Mobility Platform People Involved: Declan Project Description: A Pi and Camera to detect dog poo, and other dangers on the road, not quite finished yet Links to Code: Links to Pictures: PRESENTATION: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/16RMaGcTKt4BZlcDD8ffIV2z9dXWS4OPuqy82XZ6IuQk/edit?usp=sharing Anything else?:

Project Name: quack quack music box People Involved: Ying Feng Project Description: free music streaming app for Alexa-enabled devices Links to Code: https://github.com/neko2016/alexa-music-app Links to Pictures: PRESENTATION: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/19L_ubutIE4ALNr39KNdc_EoqNb6bjqzXwM26kexpX4o/edit?usp=sharing Anything else?:

Project Name: Laminar Water Jet People Involved: Jeffrey Roe Project Description: A Laminar flow is when all water flows in parallel layers, with no disruption between the layers. Think of the water you see in fancy fountains that look perfectly …

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Project Name: Prosomnia Streetlight synchronized window People Involved: Niek van der Dussen Brian Nitz Project Description: Hack Details: You know those LED streetlights and yard lights that everyone thought would be the environmental cat’s pyjamas? They’re crazy bright, they keep …

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Project Name: Open Source driver for USB Music Controller People Involved: Harry van Haaren Project Description: Many modern USB music controllers do not plug-n-play with Linux, and manufacturers don’t often write Linux drivers. This project was to reverse-engineer a USB …

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Project Name: Foxie Sensor API for your Raspberry Pi People Involved: Lin Zhang, Mihai Criveti, Shailesh Wadhwa, Zhenbang Xiao, Ruiqi Li Project Description: Raspberry Pi – IoT and Cognitive Platform with Python Flask, Firebase An educational tool and framework for …

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Project Name: Radioquacktivity People Involved: Kilian Dolan Sam O’Mahony Uday Kumar Basshboin Siri Haritha Mike Hibbett Project Description: An evil robotic geiger counting, quacking duck Links to Code: Links to Pictures: PRESENTATION: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1y3rzcBcVfvyBraXihAP9vfZWsOhhYuVznqf0PwtXCPw/edit?usp=sharing Anything else?:

Project Name: Magik Mirror People Involved: Igor James Elaine Rafael Fabiola Project Description: A mirror which you can ask about weather, dublin bus, forecast, news and a easter egg if you say “egg”. Links to Code: Links to Pictures: https://twitter.com/Igfasouza/status/988038446353707009 …

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Project Name: The Periodic Table in Muffins People Involved: Aimee & Mike Project Description: We created a muffin for each element in the Periodic Table, with icing for its symbol and atomic weight. For bonus points we made one of …

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Project Name: Quake Umbrella People Involved: Robert Eoin Project Description: Have an umbrella that can be use to play Quake. Links to Code: Links to Pictures: PRESENTATION: Notthing Anything else?:

Hack Details: Prove that the threshold of available (licence free) photographs exists on the web to produce a documentary-grade projection of a past event. Image meta data would be used, and other types of alignments. What you need to make …

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Hack Title: DIY Geiger Counter Hack Details: Ever wonder how radioactive things are? Prepared to see bananas in a new light? Let’s build a Geiger Counter! I have all the parts – just need to copy the design of a …

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Hack Details:Display an emotion onto an LED screen based on the language from mined comments online. Python scripts and API’s can be used to generate a collection of comments and an SQL database can help process the language once it’s …

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