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We looked into what farming, ag tech and similar companies were doing with our components, and created a resource page for anyone exploring tech to improve productivity, efficiency, safety, and resource utilization in agriculture.

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A closer look at the open-source technology NASA has deployed on the tiny Martian helicopter

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The impact of managing uncertainty with a catalog of 2,400 storefront SKUs

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Our classic electronics surplus stores are disappearing. Can they be saved?

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If you order batteries from us, you'll want to read this.

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These electrifying little devices are getting more restricted by the year.

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I have a love/hate relationship with hackathons; maybe my rant can give you some helpful hints next time you compete.

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IoT, security, smart machines, home automation, VR, education tech, and more!

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Spark IO changes their name. SparkFun and Particle partner to change the world.

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Join the worldwide celebration of all things Scratch!

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The latest greatest IDE is now available for download.

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After a decade of debate and public outcry last summer, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler issued a statement today promising to protect the open Internet.

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A brilliant (ha!) use for every single one of your LEDs.

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Auto assembly-line meets your local watering hole.

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