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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We've launched a bit bucket for all your data.

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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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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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Where do innovators go once they've got an idea?

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We've never seen a subpoena before, have you? Check this out...

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Why SparkFun will never be able to compete with BMW.

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SparkFun visits various factories and the electronics market in Shenzhen, China.

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SparkFun gets a super fan. How do we deal with the copying of our images and designs without permission? We don't! Instead, we innovate that much faster.

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Nathan Seidle tells the story of SparkFun, how we got started and why we do what we do.

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How to launch a helium balloon to 100,000 feet and take a picture of the curvature of the earth. And then lose the whole contraption out in a wheat field somewhere unknown.

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