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IMHO, one cool thing about kids is their perception of time. Sometimes, parents/guardians have to manage that, especially to speed things up in the morning to get them ready to leave for school.

To motivate my son for coding on the one hand, to support him and to start the day with less discussions on the other, I thought about how to illustrate the current time to commute to school using a Sense HAT on a Raspberry Pi.

Here’s the basic idea:

  • Show a green light when there’s enough time to finish breakfast.
  • Indicate a yellow warning when to get…

Michael Klein

Dad, Husband, Gen Xer, and IT guy who grew up with a C64

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