TRIPE Winners: First Place: Ahmad Issa, 2nd Place: Emerson Pruett

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Congrats to all 20+ people who registered here for this challenge. It was definitely not easy. Two people asked questions on Discord and got answers. This led them to two videos which showed a possible route to a solution.

One solution is to find similar code on github and get it working. Its amazing how much code on github doesn’t work out of the box. But if you spend a few hours on stackoverflow, they come alive on your $5 ebay Android cellphone…

The winning entry used a guitar tuner which makes a very adequate car-horn-honk detector. Best of all, it works on any phone and with any car horn type…

For myself, I learned that kids only use Instagram, so I had to communicate there.

Thanks to Marcos Pizza for their support. http://www.marcos.com

There are many more details that might make a follow on project. If I were head of the school board, I would make every student publish an app on the Google/Android Play store as part of their CV. It is as relevant as programming in Scratch. Best of all, it lets kids think in a whole new way. Instead of getting your girlfriend jewelry, build her a customized Android App. 😉

Now, these kids truly “think different”.

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