Tech is way, WAY interesting

Apps For Arduino



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Awesome Lego Machine



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All-new ASIMO (Nov 2011) - YouTube


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Wow, just wow! Taking control of the physical world is here.

Rebrickable - What Can You Build?



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Combine your LEGO sets to create other sets.

My predictions for the next five years


I'm not really big into making predictions but there are several technology forces all coming together that will lead to significant changes in our society in the next few years.

1. Robotics - Take Apple's Siri and Honda's Asimo and you could have a really useful robot assistant around the house …

Sensor tutorials - Tilt sensors!


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You should always know which way is up.

We Are LEGO Education.wmv - YouTube


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LEGO Education. They offer great programs for all kids. They are teaching kids how to make a difference in their future.

Best IoT Open Source Project 2011 | Postscapes



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Vote for your favorite Internet of Things open platform.

Best IoT DIY Project 2011 | Postscapes



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Great ideas. Nice to see the Internet of Things (IoT) growing so quickly.

Robotic Open Platform « adafruit industries blog



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Robotic Open Platform (ROP) aims to make hardware designs of robots available under an Open Hardware license  to the entire robotic community. It provides CAD drawings, electric schemes and the required documentation to build their own robot. In the near future, standard electromechanic interfaces between …

Welcome - Fritzing


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Document your prototype, share them with others, teach electronics and create PCB layouts.

The Ultimate Robot Gift Guide



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Monitor: More than just digital quilting | The Economist



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It keeps moving forward.

Arduino - HomePage



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Arduino 1.0 is here!!! It's all the rage, everyone is talking. Go take a look and make something today.

Found a picture of the first robot I built


Well my niece, brother and dad found an old picture of the first robot I built back in the 1980's. I was still in high school. It was powerful enough the kids could ride it around the house.

My first robot (circa 1980)

Ten Weeks of Gift Ideas | Week 3 - MAKE Technology - O'Reilly Media



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All the Make: books you can shake a stick at. A nice find by my brother!

STEM Shortage | Online Engineering Degree



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This is why I do it. It is very important for kids to understand. STEM is their best future and the best future for America.

Mars Science Laboratory: Rover



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Wow, now that's a robot.

Make: Kit Reviews | The Ultimate Kit Guide



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Kits, kits and more kits. Find one you like and build it. There is no better time than now to get started.

Stanislaw Lem


from The Cyberiad

One day Trurl the constructor put together a machine that could create anything starting with n. When it was ready, he tried it out, ordering it to make needles, then nankeens and negligees, which it did, then nail the lot to narghiles filled with nepenthe and numerous …

Soldering | EEVblog - The Electronics Engineering Video Blog



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Great introduction to the tools and techniques required to make a good solder connection.

RoboBrrd at instructables



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Way cool.




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A light we can all love.

The Entrepreneurial Generation



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Our kids can no longer expect to work for a large corporation when they grow up. All of the benefits that used to be there are quickly disappearing. We need to be teaching our kids how to be Entrepreneurs.

Components | Component Engineering Consultants



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