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How a hamster ball and Blynk app can detect not only motion, but perhaps something paranormal?
Stand out at graduation using the Spectacle ecosystem to decorate your cap!
A tour of our humble R&D abode and some of the projects we've been cooking.
Five of my favorite slick DIY projects that somehow relate to IoT
Increase the range on your 2.4GHz IoT devices with these simple antenna hacks.
Creating your very own animated prop for Halloween utilizing the STK!
Making illuminated costume items for late-night Pokémon hunting
Reagan talks about making the CubeRinth Maximus for Two Bit Circus.
What are your "yourself" limits when it comes to DIY? What do you value when in your project and what are you looking to accomplish when you "do it yourself"?
Can biometric data help shed light on panic and anxiety?
A walk-through of building what turned out to be a complicated prop.
An experiential learning project to teach students in high school and college how to use embedded electronics to accomplish things in the field as a proof of concept. - By Daniel Blake
Learning the art of soldering at Craftsbury Public Library!
In this final installment, we talk about the completed workspace from parts I and II
A fun holiday project to try for anyone looking to catch Santa on Christmas!
The Hiking Hack is the first of a proposed series of research expeditions investigating the role of situated design for wild animal interaction. This mobile workshop through the Panamanian Rainforest was designed to explore how context shapes the crafting of technology and to probe the limits of constructing and utilizing DIY physical computing systems in harsh environments. It also served as a means of engaging with and reflecting upon the biological, technological and cultural aspects interplaying in modern scientific research.
Sweeping legal changes are afoot that could change the hobbyist airspace for years to come. Your input can make a difference.
We’ve probably used the word “maker” more times in the last year than we have in the last ten years. It’s pretty evident that making is blowing up. Makerspaces have made their way into blogs on education, hackerspaces are being featured in The New York Times, and a White House Maker Faire was held in lieu of the annual White House Science Fair this year. I think it’s fair to say making is so hot right now.
How to hack a pathway light to make a soil moisture sensor.