I suppose a guy whose name means Christmas in some languages should be expected to go all out for the Holidays, but wow, color me blown away by friend of the ‘Lab Noel Portugal’s epic Christmas lighting hack.
Check out the video.
Like I said, *epic*.
I’m not going to begin to break down all the pieces of this hack.
The sweet part is that Noel has made his light show intertubes friendly. You can request songs for his house to play on his APEX-built front end here; queue up now for the daily playlist which runs between 6:30 and 10 PM Central time each day. I see a few names I recognize in the request list already.
You can listen online or if you’re within 300 feet of his house, you can listen on the radio, looks like he’s broadcasting at 87.7 FM.
I suppose if you’re that close, you could just walk over to listen live and watch the light show.
If you’re not that close, it looks like he’s going to put up a web cam you can watch the fun unfold, and he’s also set up a Twitter account, @xmasbox, to tweet the songs as they play.
Rock on Noel, one Christmas tune at a time.