Gremlin Clock – An IoT Wi-Fi alarm clock for Mogwai @adafruit @circuitpython #mogwai #gremlins
Don’t get them wet, don’t put them near light, especially sunlight, and do not feed them after midnight, no matter how much they beg. Seems like a simple set of rules for keeping a pet mogwai from turning in to a green monster gremlin, yet – it seems to happen every single time.
“You do with Mogwai what your society has done with all of nature’s gifts! You do not understand! You are not ready” – Mr. Wing (Grandfather)
We’re ready now. With this IoT Wi-Fi alarm clock (video), the mogwais will not be able to sneak around and change the clock, it uses adafruit.io and a time server. The device gets online, gets the time and then has 2 alarms: midnight, and lets you know DO NOT FEED, then at 8am, back to being able to feed the mogwai. Made with CircuitPython on the PyPortal – adafruit.com/pyportal
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