Home Automation with Belkin Wemo, Twilio, and Siri
December 31, 2013 – 2:57 am | No Comment

Ultimate Hack Mashup – Belkin Wemo + Twilio + Siri
 

A quick note: For another home automation trick and those interested in finding out about the earlier Twillio callbox+TV popup/notification hack check out STEM (https://github.com/ericblue/STEM).  Certain …

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Article Archive for July 2011

Weekly Lifestream for July 31st
July 31, 2011 – 7:30 pm | No Comment

Posted Weekly Lifestream for July 24th.

Shared Neurosky MindSet Brain Computer Interface ActionScript 3.0 API.

I am so busy, …

Weekly Lifestream for July 24th
July 24, 2011 – 7:30 pm | 2 Comments

Shared Advanced Socket Programming.

Posted Weekly Lifestream for July 17th.

Shared Daniel’s Blog: Build your own operating system.

MindStream – NeuroSky EEG Data Streamer
July 24, 2011 – 11:33 am | 31 Comments
MindStream – NeuroSky EEG Data Streamer

Since I last posted on the NeuroSky Brainwave Visualizer, I decided to write a simple app to “stream” brainwave/EEG data from NeuroSky devices (the MindWave & MindSet).  I couldn’t find any apps to save the …

Weekly Lifestream for July 17th
July 17, 2011 – 7:29 pm | No Comment

Posted Automatically sync & import Garmin TCX data.

New blog post: Automatically Sync & Import Garmin TCX data http://t.co/yaZOHH3 [ericblue]

Neurosky Brainwave Visualizer
July 13, 2011 – 8:36 am | 19 Comments
Neurosky Brainwave Visualizer

I recently purchased a Neurosky Windwave EEG device ($100 model).  The Mindwave measures your brain’s electrical activity, and can detect your level of focus (attention vs. mediation) and measure typical brainwave patterns (beta, alpha, theta, …

Weekly Lifestream for July 10th
July 10, 2011 – 7:29 pm | No Comment

Wondering if it would be possible to integrate their ANT-based iPhone sensor from http://t.co/G9HES9k with Fitbit? @openyouorg [ericblue]

… Would be nifty to upload …

Automatically sync & import Garmin TCX data
July 10, 2011 – 3:22 pm | No Comment

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been gradually increasing the supported devices for TRAQS.me.  As of today, I’ve successfully integrated FitBit, Withings, GPS data (GPX files), MyZeo, and now Garmin Heartrate monitors (TCX files).

Devices like …

Weekly Lifestream for July 3rd
July 3, 2011 – 7:31 pm | No Comment

Have a nice SQL query to tell me my average and max calories burned by hour/time of day. Will send SMS reminders to get myself moving. #qs [ericblue]