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I’m a Writer on the e14 Do-It-Together Blog!

Did you want more blog posts from me? Well you’re in luck, because I’m now a contributing writer for element14’s new “Do-It-Together” Blog! I’ll be posting on anything and everything relating to engineering, technology, and science. But I’m not the only writer! There’s a ton of great talent contributing to[…]

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Tutorial 11 for Arduino: SD Cards and Datalogging

This is my first in a series of more advanced Arduino tutorials. Now that we’ve covered the basics in tutorials 1-10 (you have watched them all right!?), it’s time to start pursuing some more complex projects!  In this episode, we’ll utilize an SD card shield from to create a[…]

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Tutorial 9 for Arduino: Wireless Communication

This tutorial was featured on the official Arduino blog on 3/9/2011 This week, we go wireless! We’ll be using a set of arduino Unos, XBee shields, and XBee Transceivers that will create a Personal Area Network (PAN) for wireless serial communication. By the end of the episode, we will be[…]

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Arduino Contest Update and Expert Status

The element14 Arduino contest that I announced a few weeks ago has had its deadline extended!  You now have an extra two weeks to get your projects in.  Make sure you post them in the element14 Arduino group, and as a response to my youtube video by February 14th!  It’s[…]

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EE Basics in Tutorial 3 for Arduino

This tutorial was featured on the official Arduino blog on 3/9/2011 In this week’s arduino tutorial, we take a bit of a detour and focus on some key elements of electrical engineering design that we’ll be using in future episodes.  Included amongst these topics is Ohm’s Law, current-limiting resistors, pull-down[…]

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Tutorial Series for Arduino: It begins.

This video was featured on the Adafruit Blog on 01/06/11 This tutorial was featured on the official Arduino blog on 3/9/2011 This video was featured on the DIYFilm Blog on 03/19/11 Thanks to a generous sponsorship from element14, I’m putting together a tutorial series on using the arduino microcontroller platform! […]

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