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For this year's Open Source Hardware Association Summit, there was no venue. Instead, it was a completely virtual affair, allowing all of us to hear a host of amazing speakers from the comfort of our own homes.

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Recently we introduced four new PIR boards that use Panasonic’s new EKM-series PIR sensor, and I was excited to put one of them into a build.

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Nothing says "I love you" on Valentine's Day like a homemade gift. And if that gift happens to be made using 3D-printed parts, addressable LEDs and a phone app you create yourself - everybody wins!

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My friend's young son's latest obsession became my latest project, with a salvaged stepper motor, a couple of servos, and a bit of ingenuity.

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Just because it’s already October and you haven’t started this year’s Halloween build doesn’t mean it can’t still be epic! SparkFun’s Qwiic I2C environment can help even us Olympic-level procrastinators rival the street’s best Halloween builds!

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Using the new SparkFun ProDriver, a pair of stepper motors and some mirror acrylic, I created a solar cooker that tracks the sun as it crosses the sky, guaranteeing optimal efficiency from your solar barbecue.

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Marcus demonstrates how the Qwiic System makes it super easy to build a novelty sound maker with a capacitive touch interface.

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Sometimes you need the real-time interaction that only a meeting can provide. Keep family members from wandering in on your important meetings with this simple alert!

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Individuals and teams of makers are stepping up around the globe to help!

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Robotics, garage doors, computers and more. Have more fun working at home with these DIY projects!

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Details from a project upgrading an old incandescent lamp to utilize addressable LEDs

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The trail-ready lightning detector has been out in the wild getting some good use. As summer nears its end, it is a great time to take the project back to the drawing board and figure out what should be upgraded, what should be added and what can be removed – just in time for some fall outdoor adventures!

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Let's review an overly simple example of our new product process, and the unavoidable truth of fun over efficiency in my life...

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It's time to plan out some summer projects!

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Taking what I've learned about LED color mixing and Python, along with our LumiDrive LED Driver and LuMini LED Ring, I set out to create a light ring for macro photography that surpasses all others.

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Are you crystal, gem or mineral collector? Display them in style with an underlit display.

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Let's take a look at some of the amazing costumes and props from Dragon Con!

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I attended my first Dragon Con; here is some of the wearable tech I saw there.

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