Manage your workflow with an Arduino-powered Pomodoro timer
You most likely know what an Arduino is now - but what's "Pomodoro"? This is a technique of work management created by Francesco Cirillo - who suggests that you should spend twenty-five minutes on a task, then take a short break.
By doing so you may feel more refreshed and thus work more efficiently. To help you follow this pattern of activity, Rogier van den Berg has created a simple timing device based on an Arduino help you follow correct intervals.
The countdown is displayed on LED numeric modules - however could be easily adapted to other display methods. Rogier's version also allows for different work interval periods to suit your own methods, as explained in the following video:
Quite interesting indeed - both the method and the timing device. Find out more at Rogier's website.
And if you're interested in doing this yourself, PMD Way has a you covered with a wide range of parts, such as:
- Arduino Uno-compatible board
- Eight digit LED display
- Solderless breadboards
- jumper wires
- and much more...