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It's probably time for us to clearly outline what to expect when it comes to using data.sparkfun.com

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SparkFun is taking steps to ensure that our user community is a safe space. That means we need to make a few changes.

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An brief introduction to SparkFun's new Director of Software Development and IT (SWIT).

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A look back at what went wrong, why and how we fixed our issues with data.sparkfun.com

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Introducing Embedded 3D Models of SparkFun products!

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SparkFun joins a slew of websites across the net protesting the FCC's plans to gut Net Neutrality

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Net neutrality and the open internet: why it's important, how it's at risk today, and what you can do about it right now.

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A shake-up at GitHub highlights ongoing gender bias in the tech industry, prompting a response from SparkFun

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SparkFun has reacted quickly to protect ourselves and our customers against the Heartbleed vulnerability

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Arduino Day was pretty successful. Unfortunately, everything is broken.

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A look behind the scenes as a bunch of stuff went on sale, leading to SparkFun's biggest week ever.

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The devs switch underlying databases for SparkFun.com and somehow, miraculously, the sky stays put firmly up above.

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In which we change some things in the database, and it's not exactly a simple task, and some things break. Lessons learned. etc.

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Musings on inventory tracking behind the scenes after another annual SparkFun Inventory Day is in the books.

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Welcome '::1:'

IPv6 Launch day has come and gone - where are we?

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SparkFun has now decided to take an official position on the matter and stands with our fellow citizens of the internet by opposing SOPA and PIPA!

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Gravatar!

Gravatar: Pretty neat.

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SparkFun Levels Up!

A whole new version of sparkfun.com is released! Wish lists! Other stuff! New server hardware! Plus a visualization of the development of the entire code base up to this point.

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I see a few things on the design that I would probably change. On the two power outputs (V1 and V2), it looks like there isn’t a pulldown…
I like puzzles, so here we go… * Part Type/Values vs. Reference Numbers * Adjacent component clearances for MOSFETs * Screw head…
Love the name! Sincerely, Team Flying Jalapeno (AVC Has-beens)
Just noticed that the serial header is SMD. I’d be inclined to make it PTH, as this is something that can be susceptible to some stress, and…
Without knowing the range of use cases, can’t say for sure if it is a flaw. The thing I noticed was that you used fairly large power MOSFETs…
Strapping to connect the level shifter to V1 or V2?
I’m not sure if this is the case, but it almost looks like there are a few isolated ground planes around the power supply region.
I would second the usefulness of ham radio in this endeavour. With the right license and equipment the HF/MF/LF bands are accessible, and…
That might be just a bad picture/angle. There are several pins that have that same dark spot that looks like a hole where there should be…
I’m assuming the bottom left-most header pin isn’t soldered to the board for a reason? That seems more like an assembly error than a board…

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