is creating empowering software, glowing LEDs & other weird projects.

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Hey everyone, Marco here!

I am building empowering large software projects, projects with LEDs, 3D printing, laser cutting as well as mini software projects.

About me:
Interested in a diverse range of topics - from UX/UI design to software development up to LEDs, traveling, drone photography and more. And always interested in learning more to realize new projects. Used to travel a lot, exploring countries all over the world. And got introduced to character- and life changing communities over the years - especially to hackspaces and Burning Man. Always try to empower people and encourage them to be themselves instead of limiting themselves by terrible social norms.

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Here is an overview of my most recent projects:

Currently focusing on: redesign - A new website to explain what hackspaces are, making them more accessible for new people and improve collaboration between hackspaces.

My other projects:

HackspaceOS - The online hub for your local hackspace.

SkillMe - Learn to code, everything! With all the best events, online courses, videos, books & much more, optimized for YOU. Stay tuned & support the development!

Project Online Meetups Hub - A hub to organize and explore online meetups.

The Glowing Bike Project - Upgrade your bike with LEDs, raibows and turn signals.

The Glowing Arms Project - Build your own LED arm bands for dancing. Controllable via iOS & Android apps. No programming required.

The Glowing Laptop Project - Let your laptop glow!

The Glowing Luggage Project - Let your luggage glow!

The Glowing Display Project - A MicroPython based script to power LED strips behind an external display.

Portable Display Stand - Do you have a portable external display, but want to use it in a more healthy position? Just lasercut this free stand!

Smart Box
Lasercut yourself a smart storage box! A box with flexible compartments and a lock. A box that can be opened easily from all four sides and safely stacked.

Contact Cards Holder
Store your contact cards / business cards in a nice case - which you can lasercut yourself.

Mini Laptop Stand
Do you have a mini laptop, for example the GPD Pocket 2? Use this stand for better airflow, to keep the laptop cool - and for a more comfortable viewing angle.

Keyboard & Mouse Mini Desk
Let both your wireless keyboard and mouse rest stable on your lap.

Display & Speaker Mini Desk
Fix your Portable Display Stand and Bose SoundLink Micro Stand on a mini desk.

Open Cat House - The open-source cat house which you can easily build yourself with a laser cutter and 3mm thick MDF.

Latte Panda Alpha Server - Use your Latte Panda Alpha and some HDDs to build your own server!

Bose SoundLink Micro Stand - Do you have a Bose SoundLink Micro Stand or another portable Bluetooth speaker? Lasercut this stand to improve the orientation of the speaker - for a better sound experience.

MeetupAPI+ - Use the combined power of the official Meetup API and a web scraper to implement Meetup into your project.

NeoPixelPlus - The NeoPixel library plus some extras, for example a testing mode - so you can see how your LEDs would behave directly in the terminal, without any extra hardware.

Download+ - A download manager that takes urls, json files as well as Notion as an input and can download files from an URL as well as via torrent.

JSON Secrets - Load your secrets (API keys etc.) from a JSON file.

Notion Calendar Sync - Sync Notion with your calendar

PyPrint+ - A better way of printing logs in Python.

PyWebScraper - A web scraper that combines both Beautiful Soup (bs4) and Selenium.

GPD Pocket 2 Clover Hackintosh - Build your own MacBook Mini with your GPD Pocket 2.

GPD Pocket 2 OpenCore Hackintosh - Build your own MacBook Mini, using OpenCore on an GPD Pocket 2.

Latte Panda Alpha Server Tower - Use your Latte Panda Alpha and some HDDs and 3D print your own server!

GPD Pocket 2 SSD Cover - Did you install macOS on an external SSD to turn your GPD Pocket 2 into a Hackintosh? Awesome! Now let's 3D print a cover for your external SSD, so you have your SSD always fixed to your laptop.

Goat or Car? - A nice statistic example to play with in Python
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