This is the least expensive Arduino-clone starter kit I’ve seen. It comes with an Arduino Uno clone, a solderless breadboard, resistors, LEDs, jumper wires, pushbuttons, and a lot more.
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In the second issue of my newsletter, The Magnet, I interviewed Christopher Robin Nordstrom, who makes ultra-realistic scratch-built 1:20 scale replicas of Tokyo’s buildings. Here’s an excerpt: Could you briefly go through the process of making a model and the materials you use? How do you “age” the materials?Since I don’t live in Tokyo, I […]
Jake Laser, maker of wild, impractical, and supercool superhero tech project, modified his famed Spider-Man web shooters to squirt hand sanitizer.
Blockchain: David Lynch shows the phone holder he made
Painter and director David Lynch has a nice home workshop, and in this video, he shows his hand-made iPhone holder, which can be attached to a tripod. It’s nice-looking, and my favorite part is when he shows a plastic iPhone holder he bought online and says that it works well, but it was more fun […]
In case you thought Big Data was only being used by major corporations to spot buying patterns or to figure out which color pashmina customers are most likely to purchase, then you’re selling Big Data short. The impact of data analytics and the process of excavating key insights from vast mountains of raw data is […]
For all of the impact of Google and social media advertising, most brands still know the truth — over half of all website traffic is the result of real-life organic search. That means for every dollar a company pours into Facebook advertising, there’s another, even more effective way to bring visitors to your website for […]
Babies will grow up. They have to grow up. As adults, we all know they have to grow up. Yet, there isn’t a parent alive who hasn’t wished their tiny, cooing infant couldn’t remain that small and precious for eternity, trapped in time. While that isn’t how time, biology or the universe work, the Babyprints […]