We all know that women are not only a minority in technical fields, but are often not encouraged to go into such fields. Here are a few ways to encourage and support the girls/women in our lives who are interested in technical fields.

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Introducing Embedded 3D Models of SparkFun products!

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Examining the inner workings of an electric chord organ.

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Navigating the masses of International CES 2015 to bring you the highlights of all that's up-and-coming with electronics.

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A gaggle of SparkFun folks are here in Las Vegas for the 2015 International CES show–the biggest, best, and showiest show for all things electronic. Here’s the highlight reel of Tuesday, January 6.

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This Saturday was the kick-off for the 28th FIRST Robotics Competition. This competition has grown from a couple dozen schools to over 3000 teams internationally. This year, Sparkfun has reached out to help teams in this year's competition.

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Are wearables the next big thing or just a flash in the pan?

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I've been learning a lot about IoT protocols lately. Come learn the wonders of MQTT and CoAP!

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Welcome to 2015! We have some new stuff to ring in the new year.

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Spice up your fancy outfit with some flashy LEDs.

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Guest blog post by Arnoud Buzing of Wolfram Research on using the Edison and SparkFun Blocks to make a pendulum monitor.

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Hack that Ikea lamp into something so much more.

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Another smattering of "Simple Sketches" for your viewing pleasure!

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Help support a former SparkFunion who's heading to Uganda!

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Have you always wanted to experiment with electroluminescence?

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For the day after Christmas, we have a few new products for you.

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Pins du Edison

All I want for Christmas Eve is an Edison pinout.

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Excellent display of engineering. We makers sometimes forget about heat and long running issues. Nice to see a study like this.
Too bad this didn’t come out about 3 weeks ago. I’ve just done a project requiring a pair of sensors to determine a joint position by the…
I had this idea and you are executing it. This will be very helpful to the pokemon games to play at late nights. I downloaded pokemon go…
More mounting locations helps prevent rotation of the board w/o using stops on either side. Because the physical board is bigger, you are…
So, the breakout is “slightly more expensive” (yeah, 67% more!); I’m not saying that is unjustified, but what does it give you that would be…
Hey Arthur, I won’t argue with you since I’m sitting at a restaurant in rural Virginia on vacation. But, for your sake, I did want to…
That’s true! I used a cheap one, and only had a single calibration point in my sketch. It simply offsets the values. One thing I didn’t talk…
Another method for calibrating the thermocouple is to use known physical models in the environment. The simplest one is check it out in both…
Nice presentation. One comment, though: I not sure whether the IR non-contact thermometer is one of the lower-cost ones that measure at a…

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