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Dia

Member Since: November 17, 2010

Country: United States

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Role

TechStyle Specialist

Universities

Wesleyan College for Women

Expertise

Costuming, TechStyle Innovation

Your farm-to-table walkthrough of solar power: Where does it come from, where does it go, and how many suns will you need for YOUR project?

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Stock photography babies show incompetent adults how to safely work with electronics.

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Finding prosperity and personal fulfillment in the growing, fast-paced industry of drawing things in the air.

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A peek behind the scenes of a popular escape room, and into the electronics powering the mystery.

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Hacked Haunts

Some tools for hacking your home or professional haunt for light, sound, and animatronics!

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Camping 101

A roundup of camping hacks from around the internet, to get you out into the great outdoors without actually having to experience nature!

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A look at 2015 releases, and the electronic costuming opportunities they bring!

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Sewing- not just for clothes anymore! (Or ever, really.)

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A new episode of Electricute, plus some changes on the wind!

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The necessary dangers of electricity, and whether they're worth it.

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A bizarre and thought-provoking project from the students of Parsons Flesh and Chrome Wearable Technology group.

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Exploring the SpookFun catalog for some fun Halloween hacks!

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Hello, Harto!

Hannah Hart visits the SparkFun kitchen to show us how a proper work lunch is done!

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Talking with Mario the Magician about the magic of embedded electronics!

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In which Pete and Dia travel to Olin College to perform gruesome dissections and help bring to life an army of cyborg critters.

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How to use SparkFun's LilyPad products to incorporate light into your textile projects!

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A look into what has gone well, and what has gone poorly, working on a conductive paint mural.

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LilyPad Reed Switch Hookup guide

November 5, 2015

A guide to using the LilyPad Reed Switch breakout in your projects.

21st Century Fashion Kit: Inflation

December 10, 2014

Learn how to use a blower and thin sheet plastic to create designs that change shape and volume!

21st Century Fashion Kit: Electrochromatic Circuits

November 5, 2014

Diana Eng walks you through a magically appearing design made with an thermochromatic pigment.

Humidity-sensing LED Flower

October 28, 2014

How about that humidity? This tutorial shows how to add sensing capability to the 21st Century Fashion Kit's RGB flower project.

Customizing LilyPad LED Colors

May 19, 2014

A short guide to creating a rainbow of new LilyPad LED colors at home!

Quick Illuminated Boxes

December 16, 2013

A quick tutorial to show you how to add LEDs to gift or holiday bags or boxes.

LDK Experiment 6: Microcontroller Circuits

October 2, 2013

Learn how to build a simple microcontroller circuit using the pre-programmed LilyTiny Board

LDK Experiment 5: Make Your Own Switch

October 2, 2013

Learn to create and integrate your own handmade switch into an e-textile circuit.

LDK Experiment 3: Buttons and Switches

October 2, 2013

An introduction to the use of LilyPad buttons and switches.

LDK Experiment 2: Multiple LED Circuits

October 2, 2013

Design both parallel and series e-textile circuits with multiple LEDs!

My Drunk Kitchen Apron

September 5, 2013

A fun project that uses the LilyPad MP3 trigger. This apron will dispense helpful kitchen advice and humor from the host of My Drunk Kitchen, Hannah Harto!

Dungeons and Dragons Dice Gauntlet

August 13, 2013

A playful, geeky tutorial for a leather bracer that uses a LilyPad Arduino, LilyPad accelerometer, and seven segment display to roll virtual 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 20, and 100 side dice for gaming.

Mario the Magician's Magical Lapel Flower

May 23, 2013

A guest tutorial from the astonishingly talented Mario the Magician showing how to put together your own servo-controlled lapel flower.

LDK Experiment 1: Lighting Up a Basic Circuit

February 7, 2013

The first experiment in the LilyPad Design Kit series. In this exercise, you will learn how a basic e-textiles circuit works, and light up a sewable LED using a coin cell battery holder and conductive thread.

Sewing with Conductive Thread

January 23, 2013

How to use conductive thread with e-textile components.

50 mini kits

Dia 117 items

Tiny demo kits. Extras are to compensate for common part...

HauntX

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supplies for two identical workshops at HauntX

21st Centry Inflatable Project

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The components you’ll need to put together an inflatable...

Electrochromatic circuit

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All of the parts you’ll need to recreate Diana Eng’s...

Humidity-sensing flower

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Everything you’ll need to make your RGB LED react to ambient...

Dragon*Con Swag

Dia 94 items

Cool products to demo/distribute at con. List is missing...

Elastolite Tattoo

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Everything you’ll need to recreate the illuminated tattoo...

Krampus Stocking Parts

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Everything you’ll need to create your own Krampus...

Light-up Favor Boxes

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All you’ll need to make 10 illuminated gift boxes on the...

LDK Experiment 6: Microcontroller Circuits

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Learn how to create an introductory microcontroller circuit...

MFNY Swag

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Just stuff for walking around kits. I can bring other kit...

100 additional mini kits

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Add 100 kits to the base order of 50. Extras are to account...

50 ADDITIONAL mini kits

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This will add an additional 50 kits to the order for 50. No...

LDK Experiment 5: Create your own switch

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All of the components you’ll need to complete the fifth LDK...

LDK Experiment 3: Buttons and Switches

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All of the components you’ll need to follow along with the...

Cylon Hoodie

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You really only need 23 LEDs, but since they come in packs...

Conductive fabric

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Conductive fabrics and threads suitable for touch screen gloves