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Crowd-funded science

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SEATTLE — When two University of Washington graduates launched one of the first crowd-funding sites for science, they had to beat the bushes for projects.
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Crowd-sourcing for funding science studies and projects has varying levels of success depending on the 'sexiness' of the proposal. 

 

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Custom Arduino Shield and Sensors - Instructables

Custom Arduino Shield and Sensors - Instructables | News in education study | Scoop.it
Overview:This instructable will construct a series of custom sensor modules and an Arduino shield. Such modules are available from many different sou...

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Five Best Raspberry Pi Cases

Five Best Raspberry Pi Cases | News in education study | Scoop.it
If you have a Raspberry Pi and big plans for it, one of the first things you'll need is a case for it. There are tons to choose from, but some offer durability, port access, easy-access to the board, and style.

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Cooking with Raspberry Pi: Solrmatic Programmable Solar Cooker

Cooking with Raspberry Pi: Solrmatic Programmable Solar Cooker | News in education study | Scoop.it
In a nutshell, the Solrmatic is a Raspberry Pi-powered rotation device for a solar cooker allowing the solar oven to get hotter or cooler based on the program you input. You can put an off-the-shelf solar cooker on top, or even build your own.

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The best of both worlds. Low tech solar cookers and high tech computer inputs and control.

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Maynard running on a Raspberry Pi

Maynard is a lightweight desktop environment running on Wayland. See https://github.com/raspberrypi/maynard/wiki for more details. See http://www.raspberrypi...

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Crowd-funded science

Crowd-funded science | News in education study | Scoop.it
SEATTLE — When two University of Washington graduates launched one of the first crowd-funding sites for science, they had to beat the bushes for projects.
Michael Dowling's insight:

Crowd-sourcing for funding science studies and projects has varying levels of success depending on the 'sexiness' of the proposal. 

 

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3D Print Your Very Own Raspberry Pi Powered Rapiro Robot (video)

3D Print Your Very Own Raspberry Pi Powered Rapiro Robot (video) | News in education study | Scoop.it
Geeky gadgets 3D Print Your Very Own Raspberry Pi Powered Rapiro Robot (video) Geeky gadgets The Raprio Raspberry Pi Robot has been designed to accommodate a Raspberry Pi mini PC as in its head and comes with a total of 12 servo motors, one for its...

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littleBits Arduino Module Unveiled

littleBits Arduino Module Unveiled | News in education study | Scoop.it
The snap-together circuits are now programmable thanks to the new Arduino module.Read more on MAKE

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monkeyiq: Actobotics and ServoCity, addictive Robot fun!

monkeyiq: Actobotics and ServoCity, addictive Robot fun! | News in education study | Scoop.it
RT @Actobotics: Robot fun! What are you working on? http://t.co/smOjzpO2Vx #omgrobots #rover #beaglebone http://t.co/ITN2ppJ2Ru

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Command Pi Monitors Your Raspberry Pi from Your Phone

Command Pi Monitors Your Raspberry Pi from Your Phone | News in education study | Scoop.it
iPhone: If you're looking for a lightweight and simple way to monitor your Raspberry Pi, Command Pi is a utility that allows you to monitor your Pi's memory usage, temperature, and more right from your iPhone.

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