Yet another new product post with more new products, some classes, and of course a video.
Of course every New Product Post is epic, but this one is a little extra epic than most. We have some seriously cool stuff this week, so check out the video and the post.
Why the voltage rating on capacitors matters and why you should derate them.
Why the rain and what happened to the Boulderites.
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Check out this quick little hack using a standard temperature probe from my oven thermometer, our PicoBoard, and a little creative coding in Scratch!
Guest blog post by Arnoud Buzing of Wolfram Research on using the Edison and SparkFun Blocks to make a pendulum monitor.
I have a love/hate relationship with hackathons; maybe my rant can give you some helpful hints next time you compete.
In this three-part video series, I show users how to setup their Raspberry Pi with Raspbian, connect a humidity and temperature sensor, and Tweet the results on a regular basis using Python.
Time to get ready for the next episode of SparkFun Live.
How to make your own seismometer to measure ground activity, such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
A call to viewers across the world to join AVC and control one of the robots.
An overview (and pre-orders!) of the newest Raspberry Pi single board computer.
We run several SBCs through their paces and compare their performances.
A special treat, because we like you so much.
Here are a few tips for creating your e-textiles workshop and activities.
One idea for hosting a web page or browser game at events with no Internet connection.
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.
I met Reagan at Maker Faire New York, and I ask him some questions about his recent project: an animatronic Jackal helmet from Stargate.
A walk-through of building what turned out to be a complicated prop.
Adding a chronograph to a Hot Wheels track to measure the speed of passing toy cars.
The newest version of EdiBot relies on contour finding in OpenCV to locate and chase yellow objects.
How to create a Twitter monitor in Python and flash an LED using a Raspberry Pi.
It's a known trick that we can use LEDs in reverse. We'll explore how to use them as photodetectors with Arduino and create a simple demo that responds to hand swipes.
Making illuminated costume items for late-night Pokémon hunting
Robotic competition not enough for you? Not to worry -- this year's AVC promises so much more.
An unsung hero of the Space Race earns her place among the stars.
Here's how you can use boards with your Chromebooks in makerspaces, libraries and schools
Overview of the related M2X Learn tutorial, which walks users through the process of connecting an Arduino and CC3000 to AT&T's M2X service.
We built a mirror using the Intel Edison, an LCD, and a gesture sensor.
Sensors that make sense ... lots of them!
Reagan talks about making the CubeRinth Maximus for Two Bit Circus.
Why do we feel a tingle when we lick a 9V battery?
Let's celebrate Thomas Edison's birthday and talk about our Edison Blocks and some information on how to get started with the Intel Edison.
Designs for a custom, DIY electronics workbench, and some lessons I learned in the process.
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.
Angela from the Education Department visited F.I.T's Digital Spa Maker Camp to present a workshop on LilyPad and e-textiles.
We celebrate Edison's 169th birthday and release a kit around Intel's Edison, plus, a sale on Edison products!
Be part of AVC from anywhere in the known universe with an internet connection.
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