It's Pride Month and I've interviewed a few of our customers to find out what — if anything — being gay has to do with being a maker.

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

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A hopefully-reassuring reminder of SparkFun's privacy policy.

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By recycling industrial waste, composting, donating materials to local educators and harnessing solar, we're getting greener every year.

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Take a look at this visual timeline illustrating SparkFun's 15-year history in the context of the maker movement and pop culture!

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To celebrate our "crystal anniversary," here's a collection of the stories, blog posts, products and adventures from 15 years of making crazy things.

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Is there a “right” way for an open project to go closed?

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Mistakes happen in making, even (especially?) to pros.

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Let's look at how we streamlined the hiring process in our Software dept.!

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Let's talk the whats, whys and hows of how you end up with a red box at the end of the day.

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The Thing is the first non-LoRa board officially supported inside myDevices’ Cayenne IoT project builder!

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Enjoy this compilation of relatable answers from the SparkFun team

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Check out some of the impressive work from our Community Partners!

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We use 0603 SMD packages but the electronics world uses much smaller sized components.

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A celebration of our community, and the reason we're here

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We give you stuff. You give us stuff. Everyone wins!

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