We use serial communication all the time. But why are we using multiples of 300?

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Let's welcome Glenn Samala to his crazy new family.

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With an FEP, an FIR and a DP, we have a winner!

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When things become sentient, it's good to be able to remotely kill power.

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Our fearless CEO details his data-logging work on SparkFun's hive

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It's time to get back to building crazy stuff.

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A simple non-spammy trick to double the speed you upload to your Arduino board.

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Few funding campaigns pull heartstrings while actually doing measurable good. Jerry, impressively, is doing both.

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A few photos and a breakdown of the first White House Maker Faire

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SparkFun gets invited to the White House Maker Faire!

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Helping out our furloughed friends, one kit at a time.

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Read about Nathan's testimony on Copyright and Intellectual Property in front of the House Judiciary Committee.

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Special Sauce

Less like Sriracha and more like business.

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SparkFun is building an 80,000 sq ft building with construction starting in May of 2013. It’s going to be awesome.

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When a company relies too much on their intellectual property they become intellectually unfit - they suffer from IP Obesity. There have been numerous companies in history that have had long periods of prosperity only to be quickly left behind when technology shifted. Cloners are gunna clone regardless of your business plan.

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SparkFun's five laws of drinking at work, where the beer flows like wine.

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