Hi, I’m Thomas Hudson.
I’m an engineer in Portland Oregon. I play bike polo and work and play in mechatronics. I build exhibits at OMSI, teach electronics tinkering at PCC, build research devices for the honeybee, and particpate at dorkbotpdx.
Internet of Buckets at Open Source Hardware Summit.
Designed, soldered, and programmed a digital Egg drop for the OMSI booth at the museum conference ASTC.
Birthday trump pinata using PJRC uController and audio shield...
First time working for OMSI during the Portland mini Maker Faire... improved on the Kinect 3D scanning for the internet of buckets.
2016 Pickathon hanging out in the galaxy beer garden.
Finished OMSI's wifi configurable featured stairwell lights for Space Exhibition... 2500 addressable LEDs driven by a teensy3.2 arm processor
Dorkbotpdx and Ctrl^H Hackerspace built the internet of buckets for a proof of concept light sculpture installed at toor camp 2016. A bunch of us got RFID implants curtesy of Anita with Dangerous Things
Patent issued for Monitoring the State of a Beehive and lists me with a great embedded hardware engineer Tom Moxon and leading honeybee entomologist Marla Spivak.
Dorkbot is putting on another Portland Maker Faire exhibition at OMSI September 13 & 14. Portland Maker Faire.
Started working at OMSI. What an amazing place. 5 continents, 23 countries.
Broke ground on a tiny house or also known in Portland as an ADU.
Develped new honeybee technology for Eltopia based around varroa mite reduction.
Teaching electroincs classes at Portland Community College: Electronics for Inventors I, II, III
Teaching at the OMSI Technology Center
Teaching free Mechatronics classes at Community Supported Everything
Bay Area Maker Faire Exhibitor with Dorkbotpdx
Prototyping integrated backpack lights for Black Star Bags
Collaborating with James Moore on Swarmy
Completed circuit new breakout circuit board production for National Energy Conservation Inc.
Chicktech Volunteer, Co-led the Microcontroller Group - chicktech/
Dorkbot Cult Induction co-teacher Portland Oregon
Physical Computing for Artists – Volunteer student helper for Don Delmar’s class, Continuing Education Class at PNCA
World Maker Faire Exhibitor New York