Get ready - it's time for a quick contest!
We're getting right after it in April - with your monthly caption contest. As always, the rules and regulations of the game:
Here's your photo:
This time around, we're going back to our classic prize - $100 in SparkFun credit for use on whatever your heart desires. May the best caption win!
Or... "To infin-I.T. and beyond!"
Well played; that was what I came here to say.
I'll have to keep working on it.
ugh... morning people.
"The RedBoards are coming! The RedBoards are coming!"
Here at SparkFun, we put the IoT in idIoT.
Got to Sparkfun, step in time / Atmel road tour, step in time / Never need a reason, never need a rhyme / Gonna build it, step in time
Sadly, a song first comes to mind: "I'm so excited, and I just can't hide it.."
"I'm about to lose controller"
"And I think I like I.T."
Chim, chimney Chim, chimney Chim, chim, cher-ee A SparkFunion is as lucky As lucky can be
Break an ARM out there people!
♫ When you're a tech, you're a tech all the way! ♫
Run, run, run as fast as you can. You’ll never catch me, I’m the sparkfun dumpster dive man! I ran from the makers and took there purple socks too. You’ll never catch me, not any of you!!
I found the golden ticket !!
Invisible Jet-pack: The real reason there haven't been any Friday New Product Post videos...
SparkFun provides Peter Pan with an auto-ranging shadow detector.
A Sparkfunster doing his best to be ready to catch an errant quadcopter before it hits the Atmel trailer during the 2014 AVC.
I finally got in on a dumpster dive!
If a 8-bit micro get him this excited - just think what 64 bit could do
Atmel-ican Idol: "I'm going to Hollywood!"
I'm off to see the wizard! The wonderful wizard of Atmel!
Who let the Nerd out????!!!
♫ Everything is Awesome ♫
♫ Open Source is Awesome ♫
He has a piece of the resistance!
And here we have the elusive Sparknerd - rarely seen in social gatherings. Notice the similarity between it's response to red boxes and a feline's to catnip. One thing is certain, once the soldering station is setup, the Sparknerd will be gone just as quickly as it appeared.
White Men can't jump but we can do the Atmel Pose.
You can't take some people anywhere!
"Gee, Jeff, when you said you were in the Atmel Broadway musical, I didn't realize you meant the touring company..."
Woo hoo...RobertC just autographed my redbox!!....and I almost got to touch his beard.....[pause]
Does this make my Atmel look big?
I know I'm late, but I couldn't help it:
The most FABULOUS Atmel groupie: Alan Touring!
Waking up to an Arduino Lilypad put a little "spring" in his step.
Well of course I used my homemade invisible jet pack to get here! How else do you think I could get here so quickly?
"IT WORKS !!!!" Shawn and his Anti-Grav Shield prototype were never seen again...
"On his way to steal your girl ft. Sparkfun's new RedBoard!"
Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Hot! Hot! Hot!
When the giant killer robot began decimating the 2015 Faker Faire, Dave was able to escape the slaughter with his SparkSun Inventor's Kit intact, thanks to his classy trampoline shoes and magic purple socks.
The latest Atmel chip now uses dark energy!
I am pretty, oh so pretty, I am pretty and witty and a nerd!.... and i pitty... all those sillies who like 'berry pie!
Atmel!?!? I thought you said Mattel! Great.
I never dreamed that I would climb over the moon in ecstasy. But nevertheless it's there that I'm shortly about to be. Cause I've got a red box. Cause I've got a red box. I've got a chance to make my way. And with a red box it's an awesome Atmel day.
"No! I distinctly said 'Tech On Tour', NOT 'Take Off Tour'!"
Atmel Tech on Tour-Jete
Sparkfun's newest tutorial: Wireless Puppet
Off to see the Wizzard, the wonderful Wizzard od Atmel.
Ugh, someone is playing the six flags music again...
This is our blue screen. Originally we were going to digitally place something cool in the back ground, but George photo bombed the session.
He's T on T, he's dynamite...
jim jiminy jim jiminy jim jim jaroo
Broadway style! There's no boxes like Sparkfun boxes like no boxes I know!
Auditions for Atmel's Nerd! The Musical
I scream, you scream, we all scream for TOT TOT
Shawn of the living runs to technology. Shawn of the dead does not.
Demonstrating the new Sparkfun "Ballerina-Matic" muscle actuator board.
Mike is very excited about Atmel newest product. Invisible Stairs.
Atmel: we put the spring into Spring.
Nope, nope. You can't have it. No matter how many votes your caption gets, you can't win the prize in the Red Box.
While on his way to see the Wizard (aka Pete), Dorky met Atmel, the friendly robot trailer. And off they went down the yellow-striped road!
All it took was hijacking Atmel's tour truck to bluff my way in, but I did it! I've got Sparkfun's latest prototype!!!
Seth was shocked as he saw the alien ship approaching
Winner of the 2015 Atmel Tech On Tour slam dunk contest!
The Microchip Field Rep tried valiantly to distract attention from the giant Atmel marketing truck, but was, in the end, unsuccessful.
My Atmel is THIS big!
This is my new desktop wallpaper.
... must put red square into white square to activate!
Now why didn't I wear my SparkFun socks for the photo shoot??
The Atmel tech, hanging onto u while catching a rectangular frisbee (used by the Sparkfun folks to exercise their dogs).
In his excitement, Shawn failed to realize that the Atmel audition was on the OTHER SIDE of the trailer.
Mary Poppins Umbrella Kits now available
A Freescale/NXP shareholder.
I got nothing. Yippee.
"I got it!!!!, we can have a parade!"
I will be on the tour, hurrying towards the new technology !
How to get your project off the ground.
"Atmel Man away!"
We're off to see the wizard...
This time around, we’re going back to our classic prize - $100 in SparkFun credit for use on whatever your heart desires. May the best caption win!
An example of Geek Camouflage
♫ Cause I've got a crimson ticket ♫
Heard from outside the trailer after Shawn's gotten his next generation Redboard idea praised by Atmel: I haven't had an orthodox career, and I've wanted more than anything to have your respect. The first time I didn't feel it, but this time I feel it, and I can't deny the fact that you like me, right now, you like me!
It's time we called the party industry to task for ignoring the all too real dangers of - Sucking Helium.
Caught red ARMed
One small step for SparkFun (New customer), one giant leap for one excited Sean.
Where I'm going...I don't need stairs!!
It was at this moment that Shawn knew, he messed up.
I'm Captain Tech and I'm off to save the world with amazing Sparkfun tech --- FORM OF A GEEK !!!
I for one welcome our new Atmel powered overlords and not just because they put a chip in my brain.
I'm off to see the wizard! The wonderful wizard of ARM!
Excited to introduce Atmel to the latest and greatest AVR!
Like Ralph Hinkley , Jeff had not yet read the instructions to his new toy.
Wearing these shoes, I can get away with anything....
So... is that Alf-Egil Bogen or Vegard Wollan holding their first Atmel AVR RISC processor?
Look a puppy! Wait, I was wrong...
The new phonebook's here, the new phonebook's here!
AVC, AVR, or ARM Promo? You decide!
Just seconds earlier this photo shoot was over run by Sparkfun's AVC practice team.
Looks like someone had a case of the Mondays.... (Office Space, 1999)
Shawn-duino! Powered by Atmel and caffeine
A large-scale daylight test of the newest PIR module?
Shawn's latest Tech Note? Explaining "hardware handshake" to the kiddies
Yep, it's been photo-shopped again this month
The "beer keg shield" demo is now open to all
Volunteer doing a special project for that Nick Poole?
Spring Has Sprung, so has Shawn. Birds and Bees and C Code 'til dawn
Who let the Nerd Out???? .... SparkFun! SparkFun! .... Who let the Nerd out????!!!
New publicity pic for WEST SIDE STORY 2015: NERDS VS JOCKS.
This is the last photo of Jim. It was taken shortly before he tragically hit the ground after falling from a 10 story construction crane while participating in the ill advised "Hanging with Amtel" competition. If you zoom in, you can see the terror in his eyes.
"Two by two, we're marching out the door, we all love Sparkfun and we want some more!"
SparkFun and Atmel debut their new joint venture: using sneakernet to address security concerns on the Internet of Things.
The Atmel mothership is here! I have to go, my planet needs me!
The hills are alive with the sound of... open source technology!
Aaaaand now it's Springtime for Atmel and Arduino!
sometimes you just gotta DANCE!
In a catch that would have made any outfielder happy, he was able to catch the "red box" AVC airplane entry before it hit the Atmel trailer.
After this, Atmel decided to stop serving the "Super bean burrito" in hospitality
RedBoards will take you and your next project out of this world !
I said reset. Not spring in your step!
Turns out using an Arduino does not make you a better broadway dancer.
Sparkfun spreads the word about the new Open Source Silly Walk Initiative
You got red on you
Hank Green was really excited about Atmel's new edgeless chips.
Sparkfun: A spot of red in a sea of blue.
Hover-duino: The Arduino clone to put both Arduino companies out of business.
To put the A in STEAM, Atmel is now touring a new musical Atmel: Tech. The New York Times says, "So good, you'll be pinned to your seat."
♫ The hills are alive with the sound of Atmel ♫
I’m somebody now! Millions of people look at this book every day! This is the kind of spontaneous publicity, you’re name in print, that makes people. I’m in print! Things are going to start happening to me now.
Shawn has once again taken the invisible stairway to Atmel heaven.
WooW, another great catch at the "Atmel Tech Tour" wall.
Sparkfun was honored to receive this incredibly lifelike statue of Shawn from Atmel during their recent tour.
The Atmel Trophy Pose
Quick! Shoot it now before it plants that sparkfun box with who knows what on our undercover government lab!
Woo hoo, I got the job at SparkFun!!!
Woo Hoo I got my Atmel!
Sparkfun teams with Atmel for the first Annual Ultimate Frisbee contest.
Nothing special here that's just Jackleg the engineer.
Nobody wanted to be the one to tell Jack there was no dance routine in the Tech On Tour show.
Willy Wonkas gold ticket has nothing on winning a Sparkfun box ticket to an Atmel tour.
Thank god for spark fun; Clark Kent might have had to pay Bruce Wayne for losing the bet on finding the right part for the new Batman flying suit.
Gravity cancelling Arduino shield finally in production
New tech always makes me spontaneously skip around with joy
Mild-mannered engineer by day turns into superhero Microcontroller Man; catchphrase overheard to be, "Up And Atmel!"