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LoPy4 is here with a few ways to help you use it, as well as a new version of the Jumper Wire Kit with 5x more wires!

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Introducing 60-pound combat bots, bringing back Logistics, plus a few other essential details.

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Let's figure out just how fast we can push data through APA102 pixels. Then let's look at what we can do with super fast lights.

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Drawing the line for IoT product development

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Seemingly magical behavior from 50's era tech. What darkness lurks beneath?

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Our classic electronics surplus stores are disappearing. Can they be saved?

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The 3D printing frenzy continues this week!

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A few SparkFun folks will be heading to Maker Faire Bay Area!

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Interface even easier with your micro:bit with SparkFun's new gator:bit carrier board, turn your Raspberry Pi into an Amazon Alexa, and expand your pixels with a new RGB LED matrix!

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This week I'm getting back to my OLED clock, and discussing the changes I've made.

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A new partnership with GroupGets will help bring your projects to market!

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I built an alternative clock using a 3D printer and laser cutter.

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Heard about CAN bus but don’t know what all the hype is about? This video’s for you!

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Three new Qwiic sensor boards for plenty of different applications, as well as four LED packs with built-in resistors!

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Next Fall's AVC is starting to take shape. We've seen the future, and the future is... GOATS!

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In this tutorial, we show you how to design a project enclosure with Tinkercad and then make it on a 3D printer.

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