Do Not Disturb

Don't you wish you could just push a button and people would know to leave you alone?

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Using the device

With the press of a button, this handheld device triggers a light signaling you don't want to be bothered, and sets your Slack status to 'Do Not Disturb'

Model for the 3D printed housing

Enclosure

Model for the 3D printed housing. The project was a quick prototype based off a discussion we had at a developer offsite for how to signal to others that you needed focus time.

Using applescript to activate DND in slack

Applescript / HID

The device sends the keystrokes necessary to quick launch a small applescript application which sets Slack as the active application, focuses on the message field, and types in the shortcut necessary to turn on your DND.