Swapping the fairy lights for neopixel strips

A project log for Reactive Sub $10 Arduino Christmas Lights

Making holiday lights that turn on when someone is nearby using an ultrasonic (and later PIR) sensor

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The V2 neopixel version is done, it now races red and green animations as someone walks by. Ultrasonic distance sensor accuracy is seriously reduced thanks to driving 153 LED's with a NodeMCU. Going to see if the PIR works better tomorrow so I can enclose the whole thing.