Clock Radio

Idea: Replace the guts of the (US-voltage) vintage clock radio I have with an Arduino (driving the display) and a radio circuit. Hacks/Ideas Self-dimming clock display e.g. get brighter gradually towards the alarm time Input: existing controls Gut a portable DAB radio (~$50, ebay) and integrate Add a smart bulb (lumen, phillips hue) to my bedside light and make an easy “dawn light” Voice activation/control(!!) http://blog.oscarliang.net/raspberry-pi-voice-recognition-works-like-siri/ Use a, old mouse for “tuner” dial (scroll wheel of ball mouse) e-ink display temperature on 7-segment display notification RGB LED?