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BASIC Stamp: An Introduction to Microcontrollers ...

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Second Edition: An Introduction To Microcontrollers Author: Claus Kuhnel And Klaus Zahnert Download here: BASIC STAMP. SECOND EDITION: AN INTRODUCTION TO MICROCONTROLLERS by CLAUS KUHNEL AND ...
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International Day of Kitty Twitty

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Congrats to Maker Shed Product Development Sensei Marc de Vinck (and his adorable cat) for the great coverage of his Kitty Twitty twittering cat toy in the UK’s Daily Mail. The project also showed up on Canadian Living’s pet blog.
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ArcAttack! at Maker Faire Bay Area 2011 (video)

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Joe and John DiPrima's ArcAttack! is a performance group that creates electrifying melodies by controlling the frequency sweep on their solid state Tesla coil.
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The Tesla Valve: One Way Flow With No Moving Parts

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Here's yet another delightful mechanical curiosity from among Nikola Tesla's 278 known patents.  This one is #1,329,559 US, "Valvular Conduit,"  issued 1920.
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CNC Milling a Spherical Ice Mold

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We have covered these spherical ice molds before. I have used one, myself, and they work pretty well.
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Boston Reprap User group meeting

I’m trying to put together a meeting of people interested in 3d printing. It’s called reprap because I think most of the people will come from there, but makerbotters and professional printers alike are more than welcome!
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The Maker generation, hacking and why user documentation ...

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And many people who spend all day manipulating bits on computer screens are rediscovering the pleasure of making physical objects and interacting with other enthusiasts in person, rather than online.
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#CHEAP The Best of Make (Make 75 Projects from the pages of ...

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Find out why MAKE has attracted a passionate following of tech and DIY enthusiasts worldwide with one million web site visitors and a quarter of a million magazine readers. ...
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MAKE | Cubelets Modular Robotics System

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Cubelets are a robotic construction system from Modular Robotics. Using color coded cube modules, a maker can create a robot from snap together pieces that contain sensors, logic circuits, or “actions”.
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The popularity of PIC microcontrollers is increasing rapidly

The popularity of PIC microcontrollers is increasing rapidly | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Nowadays the PIC© microcontrollers are used for lots and lots of embedded system projects and critical systems.
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Subtle Sound Hacks at Europe’s Largest IKEA Store

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New media artist Taeyoon Choi visited Europe’s largest IKEA store near Malmø, Sweden, in December, 2011, along with a bag full of motors, microcontrollers, and hardware.
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The MAKE and CRAFT Halloween Contest for 2011!

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We’re always excited by Halloween here at MAKE, but we’re especially jazzed this year with the contest we’ve put together to celebrate our favorite maker holiday. This year, we’re doing things a little differently.
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MakeIt Labs in New Hampshire Shut Down For Code Violations

MakeIt Labs in New Hampshire Shut Down For Code Violations | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Nashua’s hackerspace MakeIt Labs opened last July but found its doors closed months later when city inspectors shut it down for code and permit violations like wiring issues, the failure to provide a handicapped-accessible toilet, and so on.
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New in the Maker Shed: Lilypad Beginner’s Kit

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Want to get started with e-textiles? The new Lilypad Beginner's Kit, available in the Maker Shed, includes everything you need - right down to needles and thread.
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The hackers, tinkers and teachers of Ann Arbor 'makerspace' All Hands Active - AnnArbor.com

The hackers, tinkers and teachers of Ann Arbor 'makerspace' All Hands Active - AnnArbor.com | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
The hackers, tinkers and teachers of Ann Arbor 'makerspace' All Hands ActiveAnnArbor.comLocally, other examples can be found at Maker Works on the south side of town and the regular public Mini Maker Faires.
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Women Also Enjoy DIY

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In addition to user-friendly tools, modern DIY enthusiasts also have the benefit of the internet. YouTube features a wide range of instructional films, dedicated to teaching amateurs how to use tools.
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Play it safe with DIY projects

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Play it safe with DIY projectsBayside BulletinMr Trembath stressed DIY enthusiasts needed to consider necessary safety requirements and purchase safety equipment before they undertake any work.
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RepRap Prescription: Tutorial - Printing from Minecraft with Mineways

RepRap Prescription: Tutorial - Printing from Minecraft with Mineways | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
While us DIY enthusiasts can't do full colour prints (yet), Mineways is still an excellent tool for exporting models for home 3D printing, and it's quite user friendly compared to certain other attempts.
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