29 Jun '14, 2am

WiFinder is a Python Driven Roommate Warning System

WiFinder is a Python Driven Roommate Warning System

We’ve all been there. Your roommate is finally out of the house and you have some time alone. Wait a minute… your roommate never said when they would be back. It would be nice to be warned ahead of time. What should you do? [Mattia] racked his brain for a solution to this problem when he realized it was so simple. His roommates have been warning him all along. He just wasn’t listening. Most Hackaday readers probably have a WiFi network in their homes. Most people nowadays have mobile phones that are configured to automatically connect to these networks when they are in range. This is usually smart because it can save you money by not using your expensive 4G data plan. [Mattia] realized that he can just watch the wireless network to see when his roommates’ phones suddenly appear. If their devices appear on the network, it’s likely that they have just arrived and are on thei...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2014/06/28/wifinder-is-a-python-drive...

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Extending EagleCAD With Python

Extending EagleCAD With Python

hackaday.com 30 Jun '14, 11pm

Lately I’ve been spending my free time working on a design with rotational symmetry. If it was symmetric under 90 or 180 d...