"If you want a thing well done, do it yourself."

You could use an Arduino to make a dark detector (nightlight), or you could just use a transistor. You could make a regular nightlight, or you could turn a decorative object into an interactive light display.That was my thinking going into this project. Once you understand the circuit, you can apply...
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Do it yourself, also known as DIY, is the method of building, modifying, or repairing something without the aid of experts or professionals. Academic research describes DIY as behaviors where "individuals engage raw and semi-raw materials and component parts to produce, transform, or reconstruct material possessions, including those drawn from the natural environment (e.g. landscaping)".[1] DIY behavior can be triggered by various motivations previously categorized as marketplace motivations (economic benefits, lack of product availability, lack of product quality, need for customization), and identity enhancement (craftsmanship, empowerment, community seeking, uniqueness)