Author: Nico teWinkel

I've been a software engineer for about 25 years. Electronics has been a hobby every since I played with the old 10-in-1 and 200-in-1 RadioShack kits back in the 70s when I was a kid. Right now I'm developing iPhone and Android apps for a living, and having a great time tinkering with microcontrollers in my spare time. I also teach an Android app development course at our local College.
Mud Clock electronics project

Mud Clock

This is a fun little project kit I put together a while back. It’s basically a fancier version of a potato clock, where two different metals are inserted into something that can conduct electricity, thereby causing a (small) bit of electricity to be generated. In the case of the mud clock, two pots are used…