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All About The JPEG #SaturdayMorningCartoons «

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All About The JPEG #SaturdayMorningCartoons « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!

Our friends at Adafruit posted an article from SaturdayMorningCartoons explaining the JPG image format and how image compression works.

More info at: All About The JPEG #SaturdayMorningCartoons « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!NewImage


Blocked Website

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Finally! It has been over a week since I could access this site from my home ISP. Everything looked ok on the traceroute except the very last IP would not respond. No email, no ftp, no web. In fact for all 800+ websites on the same hosted server, they were …


Apple shows their security hand

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Apple released the details of their iOS security and all we get from the news is crickets. Think about this a moment. We have more important information on-line then we have ever had in the history of the world. It has always been at risk and there are daily news …


Thoughts on Apple's new iWatch or Whatever

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Everyone is designing a new watch that looks and acts just like an old watch. Look at Pebble, look at Samsung. They don’t get it. If Apple were to design a new watch it wouldn’t look and act like an old watch with just a few features added …


Spark | Wi-Fi for Everything

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Spark | Wi-Fi for Everything

Meet the Spark Core.

A tiny Wi-Fi development board that makes it easy to create internet-connected hardware. The Core is all you need to get started; power it over USB and in minutes you'll be controlling LEDs, switches and motors and collecting data from sensors over …


NEW PRODUCT – Rosie Revere, Engineer « adafruit industries blog

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NEW PRODUCT – Rosie Revere, Engineer « adafruit industries blog

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More info at: NEW PRODUCT – Rosie Revere, Engineer « adafruit industries blog


Easy build: Make a bubble in a Q-tip cube

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Easy build: Make a bubble in a Q-tip cube

Everyone should make a square bubble.

More info at: Easy build: Make a bubble in a Q-tip cube


Agency Approvals Symbols

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Agency Approvals Symbols

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More info at: Agency Approvals Symbols


MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer

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MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer

New Leading-Edge Printers

At MakerBot, we’ve been making professional-quality 3D printers affordable and accessible since 2009. In that short time we’ve released four generations of 3D printers, helping unleash a worldwide 3D printing revolution in art and design, engineering and manufacturing, architecture …


The Cubli: a cube that can jump up, balance, and 'walk' - YouTube

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▶ The Cubli: a cube that can jump up, balance, and 'walk' - YouTube

Everyone should see this.

More info at: ▶ The Cubli: a cube that can jump up, balance, and 'walk' - YouTube


Arcade/SpaceInvaders – Computer Acheology

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Arcade/SpaceInvaders – Computer Acheology

Wow, this brings back memories! From the Z80 assembly language to the hardware specs. Those were the days.

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09A7: 23              INC     HL                  ; ... screen ...
09A8: 66              LD      H,(HL)              ; ... coordinates ...
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Everyone Should Have The Opportunity To Code

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Everyone should have the opportunity to code. Join in here: http://code.org/learn

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Blokify 3D Modeling Software | MAKE

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Blokify 3D Modeling Software | MAKE

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Electronics Workshop Craft Science Home Art & Design Maker Pro SUBSCRIBE Projects Blog Magazine Videos Skill Builders Reviews Events Shop Forums Education Blokify 3D Modeling Software By Goli Mohammadi Posted 10/10/2013 @ 5:40 pm Category 3D Printing, General, Kids & Family Comments 0

Last month …


This is what a Filled-up Maker’s Notebook Looks Like

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This is what a Filled-up Maker’s Notebook Looks Like

makersnotebookA two year journey of one editor's battered Maker's Notebook.

Read more on MAKE

More info at: This is what a Filled-up Maker’s Notebook Looks Like


Every spaceship ever

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Every spaceship ever

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Every spaceship ever. To size. Compiled by Dirk Loechel.

More info at: Every spaceship ever


EE Bookshelf: The International System of Units, 8th Edition

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EE Bookshelf: The International System of Units, 8th Edition

SIPrefixes

Have you ever wondered what the official SI unit for magnetic field strength is (hint: ampere per metre), or maybe kinematic viscosity (square metre per second), or perhaps the correct abbreviations or symbols for some specific SI unit or value?  The …


The Simpsons' secret formula: it's written by maths geeks | Television & radio | The Observer

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The Simpsons' secret formula: it's written by maths geeks | Television & radio | The Observer

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News US World Sports Comment Culture Business Money Environment Science Travel Tech Media Life & style Data Culture Television & radio The Simpsons The …


Teach kids programming — Medium

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Teach kids programming — Medium

Updated September 15, 2013

2 min read Teach kids programming A collection of resources

I’ve been gathering the best resources to teach children & teens programming — books, environments, apps, courseware and games.

These resources are meant for teachers and parents who want to have their children …


Easy 6502 ebook (with a built-in emulator)

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Easy 6502 ebook (with a built-in emulator)

6502 emulator screenshot

Easy 6502

Why 6502? Why not a useful assembly language, like x86? Well, I don’t think learning x86 is useful. I don’t think you’ll ever have to write assembly language in your day job – this is purely an academic exercise …


MAKE | Smartphone Servo

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MAKE | Smartphone Servo

Electronics Workshop Craft Science Home Art & Design Maker Pro SUBSCRIBE Projects Blog Magazine Videos Skill Builders Reviews Events Shop Forums Education MAKE: PROJECTS Smartphone Servo By Kazuhisa “Kazu” Terasaki Category: Computers & Mobile, Electronics, Robotics Time Required: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy Comments 2

Smartphones have become our primary interface …


Beautifully rendered electromagnetic radiation chart from 1944

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Beautifully rendered electromagnetic radiation chart from 1944

EM radiation infographic

Electromagnetic radiation infographic from 1944 is beautiful, informative

At some point in the last few decades, someone took a poster and stuffed it in an unused office at Lawrence Livermore National Labs (LLNL). The poster was made by the W.M Welch Scientific …


Cereal Box Robot

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Cereal Box Robot

robot-final1Think outside the cereal box to create an upcycled robot! Anyone who’s a fan of MAKE must, at a minimum, appreciate a good robot when they see it. So when there’s an easy way to create a robot from materials you have in your kitchen …


Retro Wooden Robot Nut Crackers

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Retro Wooden Robot Nut Crackers

Robots

Matthias Zschaler designed two retro-styled wooden Nut Crackers for SUCK UK that look like robots. To operate them, the nut goes in the robot’s tummy and the key is turned to crack open the shell. They are available to purchase at SUCK UK.

…Robot …


Eleven iPad-centric schools to open in the Netherlands

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Eleven iPad-centric schools to open in the Netherlands

Eleven iPadcentric schools to open in the NetherlandsEleven schools in The Netherlands plan to replace blackboards, schedules and more with iPads. In fact, each student's entire educational career will hinge on Apple's revolutionary tablet device.

Scheduled to open this August, the so-called "Steve Jobs Schools" will host about 1 …


Robotic Machine Vision Software

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Robotic Machine Vision Software

RoboRealm® is an application for use in computer vision, image analysis, and robotic vision systems. Using an easy point and click interface RoboRealm simplifies vision programming! With an inexpensive USB webcam and the PC you already have you can now add machine vision to your robotic …


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