A roundup of Hackster projects perfect for our favorite holiday!

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An in-depth look at the winners of our IoT for Everyone contest

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Reagan talks about making the CubeRinth Maximus for Two Bit Circus.

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Soldering together a robot solder badge and a WeevilEye kit.

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MakerCamp was a month long camp where makers, designers and mentors from different parts of the world and with varying skill sets came together to work on projects they wanted to dive deeper into. The group of participants flew in from all over the globe last month (August) to hack, make, teach, work together, and document their making process. In the end they came away with a global community of support for prototypes that can be kick-started into real life projects. As SparkFun was a partner in the camp, we wanted to showcase some of the awesome people and projects from the camp last month.

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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.

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Boulder Hackerspace autoponics project gets love from CU and NASA

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A brief history of Solid State Depot, the Boulder Hackerspace.

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Hi, thanks for sharing this wonderful project idea. It will be helpful for students to develop their project and practical skills.

As I posted on the interface board and calbes, DMX explicitly disallows 3-pin XLR - see section 7.1.2. It must be 5-pin XLR to be DMX. The…

I have used the Leonardo/32u4 for years. Having said that, I would still point newbies to the Uno/328p to start and then push them to…

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Hmm... stating the obvious: That new detector module really puts the "spark" into "SparkFun"!!!

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I bought a Raspberry Pi UPS board and found that had a pretty good little charger; it'll put out some current too. I won't paste the link…

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