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John Boyd

I am the king of unfinished projects.

Ft. Worth, TX

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Followers 703 Following 23 Projects 5 Skulls 153
Who I am

I am an electrical engineering student that has an avid passion for tinkering with circuits. Pretty much anything electronics related will charge my capacitor. Anything from building circuits from design to fab, to disassembling, reverse engineering and sometimes destroying electronics gets me going.

I also love outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, offroading or any sort of board sport, but I admit I have not had enough time to pursue many of these passions while in school.

Why I'm on

I joined Hackaday Projects because I like the prospect of having a strong environment for the community to collaborate on projects. I hope to start posting my projects here to contribute content to the open source community.

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Lloyd T Cannon III wrote 09/06/2015 at 00:00 point

Thanks for following my hydrogen fuel cell project!  You have a lot of interesting things going on I am specifically looking at the beagle bone black flight computer. Thanks again John!

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John Boyd wrote 05/24/2015 at 16:52 point

That is a VERY good idea. I am making that a rule now.

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alpha_ninja wrote 04/22/2015 at 00:19 point

Thanks for the skull! :)

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Jake wrote 05/02/2014 at 17:12 point
Cheers for the skull and follow:) I love the Marauder's Map!:)

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John Boyd wrote 05/02/2014 at 18:38 point
Likewise sir! I am looking forward to seeing your Lifeguard ER project come together!

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Mike Szczys wrote 04/23/2014 at 22:21 point
Wow, that's quite a collection of projects. You don't mess around!

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John Boyd wrote 04/23/2014 at 23:01 point
Thanks! I am really loving having this website to keep track of the things I work on!

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forestpt wrote 03/26/2014 at 21:13 point
would this work as a tracking device in a contained area? For example, take your child to the Mall, put a wrist band on the child that transmits. If the mall were outfitted with the tracking system, then you might not ever have a truly lost child again.

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John Boyd wrote 03/26/2014 at 21:36 point
I really like this idea! I answered your question on my project page first though.

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