Amazon has released an example allowing you to create an Alexa endpoint on a Raspberry Pi 3 (or 2B). It's free and open source, so you can tear it apart, see how it works and modify it as you see fit!

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Let's build a small smoke machine to harass our friends and colleagues!

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I create a Yagi antenna out of Popsicle sticks and paperclips and use it to measure connection strength (RSSI) to WiFi access points.

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How to use the various math operators and compound assignment operators in C/C++.

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A whole slew of new power supplies to help bring your next project to life!

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This post explores how to use the power control features of the Battery Babysitter to make a product with the features we expect from portable embedded electronics.

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We present another set of concepts in the computer science series as they relate to Arduino.

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Aren't you lucky! More RFID parts, a new add-on for the Teensy and a brand-new BeagleBone!

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As I've been on location the past couple months attached to a secret project, I decided this week's build was going to be a motion detector I could use in the field.

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Let's learn about udev and how we can lock down our USB device nodes!

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This week, we look at what constitutes syntax in a programming language and how to employ it when writing code in Arduino.

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Today, we take a look at a new line of products that are sure to compliment your Raspberry Pi rather nicely!

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The market for connectors is enormous. Let's discuss how to find the connector that works for you.

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Do you ever need to make a lot of Pi? This trick will save you some time!

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With 50 billion IoT devices projected to join the web by 2020, whose platform will they be on?

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We examine the computer science concept of how a single-threaded, sequential program flows in Arduino.

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A change of sensors has been implemented for our Weather Shields!

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An excellent tool for developing voice based products! While I suspect the mic you used provides better results, if you need a really small,…
Just wondering if there’s an updated firmware to get this running with the OpenScale? THANKS!
Thanks for the tip (though it would be nice if you’d’ve provided a link). I’m tempted to build one to “entertain” my cat – I’m eyeing a…
Hmmm… Add a little liquid smoke to the juice for that “Is that BBQ or is something on fire” moment.
I have made crickets using Arduino Pro Mini’s to prank office people. The code came from the Cricketduino I found online and modified it to…
It’s still about 6 months out, but methinks that this could be an “interesting” addition to, say, a dragon head (or other head?) at…
If you’re going to use this in wearables, the obvious choice would be a slapstick “smoking jacket”. :)
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