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We partnered with a great non-profit to offer hands-on tech experiences for girls!

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Let's talk to the people behind the proverbial curtain.

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Our very own Derek wrote a book! While we wait for the June publishing date, we asked him how it went.

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A SparkFun customer wows us with the project he made using one of our sponsorships!

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Our friend Jerome built an amazing Iron Man suit - check it out!

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We sat down with engineering superheroes Jeri and Rick at this year's Consumer Electronics Show to talk about castAR, Kickstarter and the value of accidental discoveries!

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We were lucky enough to have Aaron come to SparkFun to talk about his projects for kids!

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Robert Beatty and his daughters are going to take over the world.

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Check out our chat with Tarek Dajani of Geek Express.

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Check out our Q & A with Asa Alger, creator of the Adventure Box!

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