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Pete-O

Member Since: May 29, 2007

Country: United States

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Bio

Born in California, raised in Minneapolis, moved to CO 13 years ago. Wife Becky, daughter Claire, son Ethan, dog Merlin. Trevor is my brother-in-law, but he may not want anyone to know that…

Role

Director of Engineering

Organizations

SparkFun Electronics, HID (Assa Abloy), Bearcom, Jon Dressel & Associates, Music tech.

Spoken Languages

English, bad English

Programming Languages

C, bad C

Associations

I don ’t associate well.

Universities

CU Boulder, Front Range CC, Mpls CC, NEI (in MN, called something else now, I think)

Interests

RC planes/sailplanes/cars/helicopters, guitar, astronomy, electronics, scifi, paranormal everything, slot cars, big cars

Websites

www.sparkfun.com

We take a trip to check out a different version of DIY and make some new friends on the way.

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Pete Dokter and Jim Lindblom tour the MIT Media Lab, as well as the greater Boston technological tundra.

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Another AVC Update

We flesh out the AVC prize structure, plus the trials of Pete's first attempt at competing in the AVC.

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AVC 2011!!!

The flood gates are open for AVC 2011.

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Solder of the Ages

Building your latest satellite with old solder? You might want to think it over.

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What to do with an overflowing cup of electronics

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Pete and Ryan's Excellent Sketching in Hardware 2010 Adventure

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Custom stingray covered gaming watch, plus Antimov videos now accepted

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Antimov Competition

Introducing the Antimov competition! Who can build the robot that does the most insignificant task, fail spectacularly, and then self destruct?

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Director of Engineering Pete Dokter plots the data from a rocket launch - and suggests a new method for testing SparkFun products!

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Series and Parallel Circuits

August 20, 2013

An introduction into series and parallel circuits.