Owen Trueblood

Hardware and software hacker with a bent towards the esoteric and artistic.

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Similar accounts worth following

Things I've Built

Digitized Mechanical Typewriter

Read Gameboy Camera from AVR

Broadcasts pictures over serial.

Weird Clay Music Thing

It had an Arduino inside and 3 speakers. Played algorithmically generated music out of the tentacles.


Attiny13-based demo platform.

Desktop CNC Machine

Never worked.

USB TV Remote Receiver

Rigged up in software to control WinAmp.

Altoids Tin POV Display

A Small Keyboard

Atmega328P brain. Sends key presses over 9600 baud serial.

Hacky Watch

Made in 4 hours out of parts on hand.

LED Panda

Picture is of the display that the panda was on. The video below is of the actual panda:

A Blog Engine

Based on Jekyll, but with incremental updates over FTP.

Modular Drawbot

PC controls multiple battery-powered stepper motor modules over bluetooth to draw on a whiteboard. Made with 2 friends for hackMIT.

Calculator with GPIO

Dead-bug soldered AVR and simple support circuit in a TI-83+ calculator. Over a DB9 connector added to the back of the calculator there is serial RX and TX, analog output (PWM through filter), and 4 digital IO or analog inputs. RGB LED too.

Drawing on TI-84+ Calculator from Arduino

Wrote code that implemented the TI link protocol for Arduino, and then sent keypresses to a calculator from a Ruby script over an Arduino to draw arbitrary pictures with the calculator's drawing tools.

View all

Share this profile



Ulysse wrote 04/15/2017 at 21:47 point

Hi Owen, thank you for Pablo. Famous maker, respect.

  Are you sure? yes | no

Become cool instantly

Create your profile like Owen Trueblood and many others