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Build Your Own Robot Arm

HOW TO GET WHAT YOU WANT. Welcome to the KOBAKANT DIY Wearable Technology Documentation Circuits and Code Transistor Switch When you are controlling actuator that needs more than 5V or more than 40mA (this is the maximum current digital pins can supply), you can not directly drive this actuator from the digital pins.


Inside Computer Stores of the 70s and 80s. Rare scenes from the early days of personal computer shopping.

Inside Computer Stores of the 70s and 80s

In the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s, if someone wanted to buy a personal computer, they had to make a trip down to a local computer store to physically check out what was available. Once there, customers typically encountered a dizzying array of incompatible platforms with widely varying capabilities. Depending on the era, think of computers with brand names like Apple, Atari, Commodore, Osborne, Texas Instruments, Radio Shack, Tandy, IBM, NEC, Sinclair, Panasonic, and more. In today's world of online ordering, smartphones, tablets, and only two major desktop PC platforms (Mac and Windows), it's hard to imagine what exactly computer stores of the 1980s -- with all their varied wares -- must have looked like. Blockly Games. Make It @ Your Library.

YALSA Handouts and Flyers. YALSA offers several downloadable resources about its events and resources.

YALSA Handouts and Flyers

Make It @ Your Library. Projects Under $50. History-cell-phones. 40 Things That Will Make You Say WOW – Simple Ideas But Totally Genius! Advertisement There are lot of awesome things in the world that we haven’t seen or even think of, that’s why we collected some of the coolest inventions and ideas that will make you say “Wow!

40 Things That Will Make You Say WOW – Simple Ideas But Totally Genius!

Cancer patient receives 3D-printed ribs in world-first surgery. (Credit: Anatomics) A Spanish cancer patient has received a 3D-printed titanium sternum and rib cage.

Cancer patient receives 3D-printed ribs in world-first surgery

Comments. Christopher Adams When does this appear on toy store shelves, because I accidentally just showed this video to my son.


What a horrible mistake I've made... Eric M. Game Making Programs. Gamestar Mechanic is an award-winning game and community where you can make and share your own video games.

Game Making Programs

Go on epic quests and earn powerful sprites. Use the tools you earn to design your very own games. Play tens of thousands of games created by users like you. Share your games with your friends. Level up from player to designer! The game and the accompanying Learning Guide are designed to foster critical 21st century skills such as systems thinking, problem solving, creativity, collaboration, digital media literacies and a motivation for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) learning. Have I been pwned? Check if your email has been compromised in a data breach. Health tech is going to save your life (for real) We are nothing without good health.

Health tech is going to save your life (for real)

It's a cliche. It's cheesy. And I believe it passionately. Health is one of the most important fields in technology -- and the most exciting. Why? Every advance is a victory, from cheap delivery systems for otherwise expensive vaccines to a complex brain implant-plus-eyeball-prosthetic that gives people with certain types of blindness newfound ability to see their loved ones in shadows, if not defined in full living color (also see my story in CNET Magazine, Summer 2015 issue). Turn your Smartphone into a 3D Hologram. - StumbleUpon. Cicret wristband turns your arm into a touch screen. With wearables gaining some traction, smartphones and tablets are by no means the only mobile devices around nowadays.

Cicret wristband turns your arm into a touch screen

Now, though, Cicret is looking to take things a step farther and turn your arm into a smartphone. Conceived 12 months ago and designed over the course of 6 months, the Cicret Bracelet is a small wristband that looks similar to the Jawbone Up. Paper Circuits. A more intricate project: a light-up model of the Bay Bridge Another more complex project: a folded origami swan with LED eyes. PROJECTS. Sew Electric Sew Electric is a book of hands-on LilyPad Arduino tutorials that bring together craft, electronics, and programming. The book walks you through the process of designing and making a series of quirky customizable projects including a sparkling bracelet, a glow in the dark bookmark, a fabric piano, and a monster that sings when you hold […] Circuit Stickers. Paper circuits w/ copper tape.

You can quickly create circuits on paper using copper tape, clear tape, and some simple electronics. The image above is from a workshop Jie taught at the Exploratorium museum. Components (available from Digi-Key): Other tools & materials: small binder clipsclear tapecard stock paperscissors or an xacto knife and cutting mattweezerssoldering iron + solder (optional) Getting started You can use the templates we’ve created to guide your initial explorations. Electrical connections. Educational Psychology and Educational Technology Programs.

At the Master’s in Educational Technology Booth at the MACUL14 conference, we created a mini Maker Faire, inspired by the larger maker movement that challenges us, as a program, to imagine technology integration in creative, authentic and meaningful ways. As a program, we embrace the idea of creating, not just consuming and encourage our students to think of ways to repurpose the world around them for their curricular and pedagogical goals. We have purposefully integrated the maker mindset into one of our classes — CEP 811 — and today, we discovered that MACUL attendees LOVE to make things. Over 160 teachers and technology integration professionals joined the maker magic! (Full picture set at: Terminator-style 3D printing grows objects from a pool of liquid - CNET. The head of the Federal Communications Commission insisted that his agency developed its open-Internet rules free from outside influence -- including any from President Barack Obama.

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler appeared before a House subcommittee Tuesday, where he maintained his agency's independence in coming up with new rules for so-called Net neutrality. The rules ensure that broadband providers like Comcast or Verizon can't block or slow down Internet access or applications , or require payment from companies like Netflix for priority access to broadband customers. "There were no secret instructions from the White House," Wheeler said. "I did not, as CEO of an independent agency, feel obligated to follow the president's recommendation. "