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I was super self-conscience

My first few weeks of being at LO were very difficult. I had never been so self-conscience in my life. Although LO chooses me for a specific reason, I could not help comparing myself to the other XD interns. They were well-trained designers that knew about the latest Pantone colors. I, on the other hand, was trained very […]

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Arduino Project

For our final Project in Hacking and building the professor gave up the task of using a basic Arduino kit to make almost anything, we would like. I choose to develop a self-driving car. My Arduino self-driving car is a project will be made by using a car chassis, four motorized wheels, and a few […]

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Mini Arduino Projects

My professor assigned several projects from the Arduino Project Book this week. The projects within this text are designed to help people with no prior electronics experience develop the basic skills for the Arduino and it’s coding software as well. Project 1 Getting To Know Your Tools The purpose of project one is to introduce […]

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Hack’N’Toy

For our second 3-D printing project we were assigned to take a simple object from our home and combine it with a 3-D printed object. For my Hack’N’Toy project, I opted to create a designer encasing for a speaker. I found inspiration for the design of the speaker case online. The texture of the design […]

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3-D Battery Dispenser

      If you’re like me you wait until a major event such as a blackout before you replace the batteries in your flashlight.  Imagine searching through the darkness to find your flashlight and then having to search through a junk drawer filled with other miscellaneous items such as pens, rubber bands, and even […]

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Things Come Apart

Our very first assignment of the class “Hacking and Building” was to find and item and disassemble it. While dismantling the item we were expected to document the entire process.  The item that I choose is a Sony Boom box Materials Needed: In order to deconstruct this boom box you will simply need a standard size […]

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My Ancestry DNA Results Are Here!

My DNA Results Are Here! I received an email from Ancestry.com that they have completed my DNA analysis and have the results of ethnicity! Seeing that my results came in I felt overwhelmed with emotion that I even began to perspire due to the excitement! Once you click “Explore your DNA Results” the link brings […]

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I Purchased An Ancestry DNA Kit!

This year on Black Friday I  finally purchased my DNA kit from Ancestry.com as a personal gift! The Ancestry DNA Kit is very simply designed. Upon opening the kit you are greeted with a pamphlet of user-friendly instructions on how to use the kit.  First you register your DNA kit online at Ancestry.com Next you collect […]

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Oiled Koils

What is Oiled Koils Oil Koils is a social hair care application.  I designed the Oiled Koils app with the intention that it’s users could seek out information about their hair and connect to others as well. The application was inspired by the lack of hair care applications on the market that cater the African […]

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Protoype of Personal App

List of Application ideas   Natural Hair Oil advisor   Natural Hair Care General Advice/Tips Natural Hair Care Reddit Site Natural Hair Care Styles The Goal of My Application: Provide an application that can suggest the best oils for your hair based on your hair type or hair issues A User would visit my website […]