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Some quick and easy last minute ideas to add electronics to your Halloween decorations.

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We're excited to introduce you to our latest hackers-in-residence: Sophi Kravitz and Shane Clements!

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Get ready - it's time for a caption contest!

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Magical tape, a tiny light sensor, and some new revisions. Check out what we have for this week.

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How to interface the RedBot with MatLab and SimuLink

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This installment of our new e-textiles how-to video series shows you how to incorporate LED string lights into your Halloween costume!

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Our friend Stephanie Segall of Imagine Our Life shows us her recipe for a homemade LED robot costume.

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Check out the amazing embedded electronics at Fritzler Farms.

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A couple new products and a demo. Check out the Friday New Product Post for this week.

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Visual programming languages are a unique way to introduce tyro programmers to thinking like a programmer. Here are some of the great tools we've discovered that enable visual programming for Arduino.

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Why the rain and what happened to the Boulderites.

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Celebrating our influences to inspire a new generation of women in STEM

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Why the voltage rating on capacitors matters and why you should derate them.

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Helping out our furloughed friends, one kit at a time.

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LEDs, cables, and scopes. We've got you covered this week. Check out what new products we have!

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Radio-Frequency IDentification is a technology that allows machines to identify an object without touching it, or even without a clear line of sight. How does it work?

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David Stillman from IT launched a weather balloon in New Hampshire on the National Tour! Read all about it.

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Last Friday was Manufacturing Day -- we love our Production team so we joined in the celebration!

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Check out today's episode of "According to Pete."

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This week we just have a couple new revisions. Check out what we've got.

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