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.
An overview (and pre-orders!) of the newest Raspberry Pi single board computer.
Here are a few tips for creating your e-textiles workshop and activities.
I met Reagan at Maker Faire New York, and I ask him some questions about his recent project: an animatronic Jackal helmet from Stargate.
The newest version of EdiBot relies on contour finding in OpenCV to locate and chase yellow objects.
A call to viewers across the world to join AVC and control one of the robots.
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.
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.
A special treat, because we like you so much.
Let's dissect another section of EdiBot 2.0 and learn how to spin DC motors with Python.
We run several SBCs through their paces and compare their performances.
One idea for hosting a web page or browser game at events with no Internet connection.
Adding a chronograph to a Hot Wheels track to measure the speed of passing toy cars.
A walk-through of building what turned out to be a complicated prop.
How to make your own seismometer to measure ground activity, such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
Over the next few weeks, we'll explore the basics behind electricity in a series of videos.
Here are some ideas and downloadable designs to get you inspired this Halloween season.
In this episode, we'll explore how electric current flows through a circuit.
Power is the rate of doing work, and for electricity, that means the rate in which energy is converted in a circuit.
I have a love/hate relationship with hackathons; maybe my rant can give you some helpful hints next time you compete.
Time to get ready for the next episode of SparkFun Live.
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.
Be part of AVC from anywhere in the known universe with an internet connection.
Here's how you can use boards with your Chromebooks in makerspaces, libraries and schools
How to create a Twitter monitor in Python and flash an LED using a Raspberry Pi.
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.
Sensors that make sense ... lots of them!
Robotic competition not enough for you? Not to worry -- this year's AVC promises so much more.
We celebrate Edison's 169th birthday and release a kit around Intel's Edison, plus, a sale on Edison products!
Reagan talks about making the CubeRinth Maximus for Two Bit Circus.
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.
We built a mirror using the Intel Edison, an LCD, and a gesture sensor.
An unsung hero of the Space Race earns her place among the stars.
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