Posts with «maker news» label

Microcontrollers, Meet MicroBlocks

Physical Computing Software For Education That Runs Live, On The Microcontroller

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December 2019 Certified Open Source Hardware

The Open Source Hardware Association (OSHWA) runs a free program that allows creators to certify that their hardware complies with the community definition of open source hardware.  Whenever you see the certification logo, you know that the certified hardware meets this standard. The certification site includes a full list of […]

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3 Reasons You Should Register For Maker Faire Shenzhen Now

This year, Maker Faire Shenzhen 2019 will be focusing on the theme “To the Heart of Community, To the Cluster of Industry”. With a full chain events for technological innovations, you can look forward to the Maker Summit Forum, Maker Booths (includes highlights and performances), as well as Innovation workshops. […]

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Watch These Makers Transform a Wheelchair into an Interactive Bumblebee Costume

Central Florida Maker groups use their diverse skills to create an interactive Bumblebee costume in only 3 weeks for a Magic Wheelchair recipient.

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Brandon’s Player Piano Took Patience, and A Whole Lot of Solenoids

Brandon Switzer had a grand image in mind when he set off to create this player piano. Like most of us, he had an arduino that had been sitting there doing nothing for quite some time. He needed a project to focus his attention and learn some things. He landed […]

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A First Look at Sony’s Spresense

The Spresense development board is Sony’s debut into the Maker market for microcontrollers, and it’s an impressive one.

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13 Year Old Italian Students Make a Smart Ardubike

The final project ensured a safety system for the bike using lights, turn signals and a fall alert based on a compass position control.

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Weekend Watch: Making in Mexico with Hacedores

An active makerspace in Mexico City partners with Make: to tranlate books into Spanish.

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Adafruit Previews CRICKIT, Hopes To Make Robotics More Acessible

There have been a rash of short videos popping onto the Adafruit youtube channel recently that depict Limor Fried showing off a new board driving some fun cardboard based projects. This new board, which we can hear Limor explain is the CRICKIT, appears to be in prototype stages. It got […]

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Weekend Watch: The Madcap Robot World of Junie Genius

Teen maker Junie Genius attempts to solve problems with crazy robot creations.

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