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LittleBits Hue Controller

December 17, 2014
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LittleBits Hue Lighting Controller

My (Open Source) LittleBits Hue Lighting Controller project leverages the LittleBits Arduino Bit, a small linux computer (like a BeagleBone, Raspberry Pi, or UDOO), and the Philips Hue Hub to easily control the state, brightness, and color of your Hue lightbulbs via a tactile interface. Continue reading

Arduino Day!

March 29, 2014
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It’s Arduino Day!

The Arduino project is turning 10 years old! That’s cause to celebrate. Let’s explore some of the amazing things that the Arduino platform has enabled… (and you can take 35% off the print copy of my book, Exploring Arduino!) Continue reading

ePaper Weather Station

January 6, 2014
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Pi BADGEr ePaper Weather Station

At the 2013 Open Hardware Summit, all attendees were given a hackable, ePaper badge (lovingly called a “BADGEr”) that could be used to display our credentials during the conference, and could be used for experimentation afterwards. I paired mine with a Raspberry Pi to create an auto-updating ePaper weather station that hangs on my wall. Continue reading

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October 8, 2013
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Making Engineering Accessible with Arduino (Guest Post on Amazon’s Tech.Book Blog)

In a recent guest post on Amazon.com’s Tech.Book Blog, I explored a modern shift in technologies and education that has made engineering more accessible to the general public than ever before. Continue reading

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July 14, 2013
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Announcing my New Book: Exploring Arduino

I’m excited to announce the publication of my new book, “Exploring Arduino!” It’s available for worldwide pre-order now, and will be available as an ebook by the end of the month! Continue reading

St. Louis Hacker Scouts

May 18, 2013
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My Arduino Tutorials go Global!

In recent months, my Arduino Tutorial Series has seen significant international expansion, with educational programs using them in Russia, India, several African countries, and in Universities around the United States. Continue reading

Arduino Tutorial 15: GPS Tracking

July 16, 2012
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Tutorial 15 for Arduino: GPS Tracking

This tutorial was featured on the Cooking-Hacks website on 07/18/2012 This was easily the most time I’ve spent producing an Arduino Tutorial. I’ve been sporadically walking around NYC with this GPS for weeks as I’ve tweaked the code and gotten … Continue reading

Episode 14

December 25, 2011
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Tutorial 14 for Arduino: Holiday Lights and Sounds

This is one that I’ve been excited about for a long time. When element14 asked me to put together a holiday special, I knew just what to do. This episode is the most technically complex so far; it covers non-inverting … Continue reading

Episode 13

July 31, 2011
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Tutorial 13 for Arduino: Liquid Crystal Displays

I had initially planned to do an LCD tutorial a little further down the line, but there was very high demand for it, and I already had a circuit assembled for testing the new LCD that element14 sent me to … Continue reading