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Fashioning Technology

Fashioning Technology
Kicking off the Smart Fabrics Conference in San Francisco on April 23 is an E-Textiles Hack-A-Thon hosted by Sparkfun's Dia Campbell and Pearce Melcher. The workshop runs from 8am-12pm and looks like a great way to dive into wearable tech by getting your hands dirty. Dynamic Duo: Pearce Melcher and Dia Campbell of Sparkfun Curious to find out a bit more about the workshop and the ideas behind it, we caught up with Dia Campbell for a sneak preview. You're likely to have a wide range of people attending the Smart Fabrics Hack-A-Thon, from textile experts to electrical engineers to interaction designers. Do you have any tricks for working with the diverse range of people who attend an event like this?

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HOW TO GET WHAT YOU WANT Welcome to the KOBAKANT DIY Wearable Technology Documentation Workshops least likely scenario Ultimate Soup Base and a few soupy examples The beginning of any great soup is its base. Counter to what one might think, using stock, bouillon, wines or even beer just can't make up for whats provided by a good base. There are many classic soup bases, but the most adaptable is what I will be covering.

Cool Tools Cool Tools Show 189: Jordan Bunker Our guest this week is Jordan Bunker. Jordan is a freelance engineer, designer, artist, and prop-maker based out of Oakland, California. He’s also a former Make: magazine technical editor and BattleBots robot builder. Light Up Lifts! Shoes: If you're on a budget, we would recommend going to your local Goodwill or Savers to find the shoes. But, if you have the cash any store will do, just remember that you'll be drilling into the heels! The heel of your shoe is going to be the most important part because that is where all of your lights and batteries will be.

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