Wherein I take a break from pushing pixels around to wire my biker scout trooper helmet for sound.

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This week we have the new Servo Trigger, the ESP8266 WiFi module, a new version of the Taz 3D Printer, and more!

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High-­school science teachers can radically reduce the cost of building up science labs while giving students opportunities to engage in genuine design processes by introducing them to open­-source hardware. A vast collection of free and pre­-designed low-­cost scientific tools are available, many of which can be printed on a open­-source 3­D printer, including the printer itself. Not only can students benefit from access to research grade equipment, there are ample opportunities for students to build on, improve, and customize scientific tools as part of their curriculum. In this way the number and value of the open­-source hardware designs can expand with student effort, enabling a powerful motivating factor for science education.

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Some more filaments and some retail kits. That's what we've got for this week.

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The future is here. This week we have a sound generator, 3D printer, and more!

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What about Adafruitś IO platform? (https://io.adafruit.com) And your Phant platform?? (http://phant.io/about)
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I was concerned as well. That’s why you see fewer and fewer pieces of electronics cast in concrete with each iteration. At the suggestion of…
My career in electronics started at the age of 5 with a Radio Shack 150-in-one electronics kit–very much like this one. GREAT way to start…
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A one pound spool of solder is one of your monthly “Subscribe and Save” items.
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That’s one of the best parts of being an adult though, the ability to buy all the toys you never got as a kid!

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