Today kicks-off the CSEdWeek and code.org's Hour of Code!

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Ralph Baer, the "father of video games," passed away this weekend.

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Join us this Thursday for an awesome day of hacking, making and learning!

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Today we explore some new products that not only help you with projects on-the-go, but also to help make it easier to make your projects move.

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As the new Orion capsule takes flight, NASA is working to better understand what we did almost 40 years ago with the moon landings. Why have we not ventured beyond the Van Allen belt?

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If you've been waiting to get your Starter Pack - the wait is over!

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We made a new product review feature for the Web site. Check out all the gory implementation details!

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SparkFun Arcade

If you weren't able to find the holiday Easter eggs on our site, we've got you covered!

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We hope you enjoyed the madness as much as we did.

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Turkey Day won't stop us from coming out with fresh new products!

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I share my designs for my new electronics workbench and go over some of the design decisions for it. I also cover what makes triangles more stable than squares.

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We put our skills to the test...with decidedly mixed results.

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More Simple Sketches

We've got a handful of new simple sketches - check them out!

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Today we show you a few new products and give you the inside scoop on Cyber Monday.

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Check out how you can use conductive ink to draw your circuits!

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This new Barbie book continues to make the same old mistakes.

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Tune in at 3:00 to watch Pete and Nate laugh nervously at each other and answer your questions!

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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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