For this week's assignment, I wanted to make a copy of a cup and add sensors and LEDs that would detect and tell someone how hot or cold a beverage was. I got a couple paper cups from Coupa and wanted to vacuum form them to create a mold but was reminded by the fact that because of its shape, if I were to vacuum form the cup with the wider mouth on top, it would be very difficult to take out of the mold. I then decided to use the actual vacuum-formed mold as the cup.
The inspiration for my artsy clock name tag was a poster I have on my wall back home called "Magic Moment" by Rodney White. A little context for the poster itself: I'm really into magic!Continue