Because of things like this:
There’s a serious personal reward to projects like that. I do love how there’s even a trigger mode.
My wife just sat staring in astonishment. Her dad has a prosthetic from an industrial accident. While he doesn’t have smart limb, he does have a quite high tech limb that flexes and moves naturally. Most people don’t even realize he has one unless he’s wearing shorts.
10 years ago, this type of stuff was still fantasy for the most part. The amount of processing and input gathering required limited the ability to create something usable. Moore’s law is a freaking awesome thing.
Barron is the owner, editor, and principal author at The Minuteman, a competitive shooter, and staff member for Boomershoot. Even in his free time he’s merging his love and knowledge of computers and technology with his love of firearms.
He has a BS in electrical engineering from Washington State University. Immediately after college he went into work on embedded software and hardware for use in critical infrastructure. This included cryptographic communications equipment as well as command and control devices that were using that communications equipment. Since then he’s worked on just about everything ranging from toys, phones, other critical infrastructure, and even desktop applications. Doing everything from hardware system design, to software architecture, to actually writing software that makes your athletic band do its thing.