Sleep schedules are an early casualty in the fight to be productive. Getting good sleep is an uphill battle, so anything that can help us is a welcome ally. We all know about the phone and computer settings that turn down the infamous blue hues at sunset, but what about when you want more blue light? Maybe you want to convince your body to stay awake to pre-acclimate for a trip across time zones. Perhaps you work or live in a place that doesn’t have windows. Menopause introduces sleep trouble, and that is a perilously steep hill.
[glowascii] takes the approach of keeping-it-simple when they arrange six blue LEDs under a flesh-tone patch, which isn’t fooling anyone and powers the lights with a USB power pack. Fremen jokes aside, light therapy is pricey compared to parts some of you have sitting in a drawer. Heck, we’d wager that a few of you started calculating the necessary resistor sizes before you read this sentence. Even if you don’t need something like this, maybe you can dedicate an afternoon to someone who does.
Bein a alien. V3 of the GlowUp wearable! DIY jet lag / SAD device ⚡️ Making it real for a contest on @hacksterio with @AARPiLabs, solving the symptoms of menopause (a ton of biotech stuff applies)! https://t.co/t0GWBzjSTH pic.twitter.com/SjayFbL9Ra
— alex ☆ glow (@glowascii) February 22, 2020
Thank you for the tip, [cyberlass].