Burning Man 2018 Project

At Burning Man some participants bluster that they experience 60 to 70 MPH winds every day. “Bluster” is an anemometer constructed from a 13-foot commercial lamppost. The piece has an illuminated bargraph that shows the current wind speed and the peak wind speed. In addition, Bluster’s night beacon pulses slowly in a slow wind and [Read More…]

Bluster’s Milestones

A simple project always looks more daunting after one lists its detailed milestones! There are 13 weekends left to finish the 38 remaining milestones. Last update: May 26, 2018. Anemometer I’m using a modified Adafruit Anemometer to sense the wind speed. The “zero-MPH” value of the original anemometer’s output signal depends on the resting position of the [Read More…]