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Toni_K

Member Since: January 13, 2011

Country: United States

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Bio

My Twitter for all the gory details.

Role

Engineering Quality Assurance Pistol Whipper. Making sure broken stuff gets fixed and getting documentation updated and monitoring the products' GitHub repositories.

Spoken Languages

English, Italian

Universities

University of Colorado at Boulder - Applied Mathematics and Italian Colorado State University - Biomedical Engineering Penn State University - Applied Statistics

Interests

Biomechanics and medical applications of electronics. Traveling. Snowboarding. Fun blinky things. And of course, sparklers!

An update on your friendly neighborhood Open Source Hardware Association.

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Examining the inner workings of an electric chord organ.

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A quick overview of the neat stuff seen at the 2014 Open Hardware Summit.

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A summary of an awesome homemade robot built by SparkFun customers

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A quick hardware teardown on some key-chain games.

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How to interface the RedBot with MatLab and SimuLink

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Discussion of the OS tools we are using, and a GitHub update.

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Open-sourcing Laser Technology and the SparkFun visit the Optics Lab at the School of Mines

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We participated in the annual Costume Con in Denver recently, and taught an e-textiles workshop!

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Tech Support RoboJoust

The Sparkfun Tech Support team put on a robot joust. After months of preparing not only the arena, but also the competitors, they are here to bring you their tale of robot mayhem.

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Easy Driver Hook-up Guide

May 5, 2015

Get started using the SparkFun Easy Driver for those project that need a little motion.

BlackBerry Trackballer Breakout Hookup Guide

March 26, 2015

A basic hookup guide for getting started with the SparkFun BlackBerry Trackballer Breakout Board.

Spectrum Shield Hookup Guide

March 24, 2015

Want your project to react to music? Then the SparkFun Spectrum Shield is the product for you! Get going in no time with this Hookup Guide.

Wake-on-Shake Hookup Guide

March 13, 2015

A basic hookup guide for getting started with the SparkFun Wake-on-Shake.

Big Easy Driver Hookup Guide

February 13, 2015

How to get started with the SparkFun Big Easy Driver.

LilyPad Simple Power Hookup Guide

January 15, 2015

A basic guide for getting started using the LilyPad Simple Power.

Benchtop Power Board Kit Hookup Guide

November 3, 2014

Need more power? This Benchtop ATX Power Supply Kit should help give you the boost you need to power those energy hungry projects.

Hacking Your Maker Faire Badge

September 18, 2014

How to hook-up, program, and modify your Maker Faire Badge for electronic fun.

Logomatic Hookup Guide

May 29, 2014

Basic introduction and hook-up guide for the SparkFun Logomatic.

Uh-Oh Battery Level Indicator Hookup Guide

April 9, 2014

Learn how to assemble and use the Uh-Oh Battery Level Indicator Kit.

Programming FPGAs: Papilio Pro

March 28, 2014

Learn the basics for writing HDL and programming the Papillio Pro.

OBD II Uart Hookup Guide

March 4, 2014

How to start working with the OBD-II Uart board.

MPR121 Hookup Guide

December 18, 2013

How to get started using the MPR121 for capacitive touch sensing with your Arduino.

Copernicus II Hookup Guide

December 18, 2013

A guide for how to get started with the Copernicus II GPS module.

PCA9306 Level Translator Hookup Guide

October 31, 2013

A quick primer to get you going with the PCA9306 Logic Level Converter.

Tilt-a-Whirl Hookup Guide

October 2, 2013

A simple hook up guide to get started with the Tilt-a-Whirl sensor.

Accelerometer Basics

March 28, 2013

A quick introduction to accelerometers, how they work, and why they're used.

Tilt-A-Whirl Hookup Wishlist

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This wishlist is recommended for following along with the [Tilt-…

Easy Driver Hook-Up Guide

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Wishlist of parts for following the [Easy Driver Hookup Guide](h…

Spectrum Shield Hook-Up Guide

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This wishlist includes all the parts required to follow along wi…

Big Easy Driver Hook-Up Guide

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This wishlist accompanies the [Big Easy Driver Hook-Up Guide](ht…

Wake-on-Shake Hookup Guide

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Hookup Guide wishlist for the [Wake-on-Shake](https://www.sparkf…

SparkFun Live- Halloween Sweatshirt Hack

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This wishlist enables you to create a flex sensor-driven, chasin…

Si4703 Hook-Up Guide

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Wishlist for the [Si4703 Hook-Up Guide](https://learn.sparkfun.c…

CP2102 Breakout Hook Up Guide

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Wishlist for the [CP2102 Breakout Hook Up Guide](https://learn.s…

Random Pick-up Line Generator

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Parts list to make the Random Pick-Up Line Generator from SparkF…