This is pretty much my life. It's boring, I am not a rock star, nor am I a mad scientist (well not publically.) I'm a regular guy that figures that the internet is not fuil of enough worthless drivel and I feel the need to add mine to the world.
A very cool MSP430 project to extend the GoPro camera
http://benlo.com/msp430/GoProController.html - I love how his code is actually readable, and how the whole thing really shows off the low power standby of the MSP430 chips.