As mentioned at the past couple of meetings, the Hive13 glass block
display has returned to service. It is now Arduino Mega controlled, and
composed of the extremely common and well supported ws2811 addressable
This seems like a great excuse for an informal Arduino workshop focused
on LED control.
I will be at Hive13 with my usual boxes of tricks from 6P-10P Wednesday,
September 6. Anyone interested in a gentle introduction to Arduino setup
and programming should feel encouraged to drop by. We'll begin with
basic LED strip control, then move to simple graphics on arrays such as
the glass block display.
I have enough components for several people to work simultaneously, but
bringing your own computer (and Arduino if you have one) will still be