I’m thrilled to announce that the second edition of Exploring Arduino, my popular book, is now available! Learn more at ExploringArduino.com.
Brraaaiiiiinnnnsssss!!! When the zombie apocalypse inevitably occurs, will you be ready? I recently served as the Technical Editor for Simon Monk’s latest book, “The Maker’s Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse.” The book introduces novice makers to electronics and programming through the lens of a theoretical zombie apocalypse. Learn how to use Arduino and Raspberry Pi to build surveillance equipment, zombie distractions, booby traps, and more!
Help me send female students to the 2015 Open Hardware Summit by buying my book. I’m donating all July royalties to support scholarships for sending female students to the summit.
It’s no secret that I care very deeply about the current state of engineering education. In the interest of supporting STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) education, I’m donating 100% of my royalties from the holiday season to non-profits that support this cause.
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.
Ordinarily, hackathons are strictly software events, with the participants generally building websites or mobile apps. It’s simply too difficult to build a complete piece of hardware in 24 hours … right? Wrong. Ignoring the fact that everybody else was building software apps, Jason and I rolled in with two duffle bags filled with electronics and set to work building a physical version of facebook.