A story about a FIRST team doing big things for the robotics community.

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Director of Engineering Pete Dokter is back for another episode of "According to Pete"

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Check out this dad's amazing DIY project for his sons!

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A new tutorial to help you get started with robotics using Actobotics.

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More new products, and our 200th New Product Video!

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Gathering ideas from developers and hackers, and sharing a few of our own!

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I met Reagan at Maker Faire New York, and I ask him some questions about his recent project: an animatronic Jackal helmet from Stargate.

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Be the light of your loved one's life with a heartfelt card!

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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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