This hackpad was created by SecondMuse for the National Day of Civic Hacking and used in support of FEMA's Fire Data Visualization Challenge. This space is used by developers, entrepreneurs and a variety of other community members to collaborate and share ideas. There are a number of innovative prototypes received and you can provide your feedback, ideas and comments in order to make them more dynamic and useful to assist with increasing fire safety and awareness.
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2. Adam Englander, firstname.lastname@example.org: I am working with a team at the event in Las Vegas, NV. My team consists of: myself (backend developer), Nicholas Ballard (design), Michael Keating (fron-end develpoer). Our GitHub organization is here: https://github.com/backyardbrood
I'm a small flock poultry farmers. Currently, I use a $10 timer from the hardware store to control the lights in my coop. To get maximum egg lay, birds need 16.5 hrs of light per day. Problem is the lights go off and come on all at once. At off, birds are suddenly plunged into darkness, somebody is out of position, away from their night roosting position. In AM, lights suddenly come on, and shock their system. Need PIC controller (cheap), programmed with users latitude & longitude & current time & hrs. per day of light to deliver & dimmer duration, and the PIC controller does the rest, automatically dimming the light slowly at the end of day and auto bringing up lights slowly in AM, linked to the natural start or end of day, or unlinked (fixed start time in isolated coop so it isn't linked to natural sunlight), which might be used to have bird's day during the cooler nights and bird's night during hotter day so that activity and energy maximizes birds comfort and productivity. I will work with you on design specs and testing. email@example.com