OpenRefine — Google abandoned the excellent Refine tool for working with data sets, now picked up and developed by open source community. Intel’s Arduino-Compatible Board — launched at MakerFaire Rome. (via Wired UK) Game Maven — learn to code by … read more
Visually Programming Arduino — good for little minds. Rapid Hardware Iteration at Scale (Forbes) — It’s part of the unique way that Xiaomi operates, closely analyzing the user feedback it gets on its smartphones and following the suggestions it likes … read more
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We've had an influx of new arrivals in the Maker Shed lately and rather than tell you about them one blog post at a time, we thought it'd be more fun to post several at once!Read more on MAKE read more
Bluetooth has never had a reputation as being easy to work with, but with the arrival of the Bluetooth LE standard, all that has changed. We look at two of the new Arduino-compatible micro-controller boards on Kickstarter with Bluetooth LE built-in.Read more on MAKE read more
Instructable user OddBot built this Arduino-controlled Tic-Tac-Toe robot built out of K’Nex (actually, he used LOZ, a K’Nex ripoff product) using ping pong balls. He controls the robot with a universal TV remote and an IR receiver, and you can actually configure the game with the remote, setting up (for… read more
Adam Kemp Adam Kemp directs the Energy Systems Research Laboratory at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology and is active in the Maker community. His first book, The Makerspace Workbench, is a compilation of years of experience designing and creating both inside and outside the classroom. You can also find…
Alasdair Allan is a senior research fellow in Astronomy at the University of Exeter. He runs a small technology consulting business writing bespoke software and building open hardware, and is currently developing a series of iPhone applications to monitor and manage cloud based services and distributed sensor networks.
Brian Jepson is an O'Reilly editor, programmer, and co-author of Mac OS X Panther for Unix Geeks and Learning Unix for Mac OS X Panther. He's also a volunteer system administrator and all-around geek for AS220, a non-profit arts center in Providence, Rhode Island. AS220 gives Rhode Island artists uncensored and unjuried…
Robert Faludi is an NYU Professor, SVA professor, and an expert consultant on commercial projects including large-scale home energy monitoring.
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