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MaKey MaKey: An Invention Kit for Everyone by Jay Silver

MaKey MaKey: An Invention Kit for Everyone by Jay Silver
MaKey MaKey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the internet. It's a simple Invention Kit for Beginners and Experts doing art, engineering, and everything inbetween: It comes ready to use out of the box with everything you see above: MaKey MaKey, Alligator Clips, USB Cable. That's up to you! First, load up a computer program or any webpage (yes that's right, you're surfing the internet to invent). Let's say you load up a piano. Or let's say you Google for an online "Pacman" game and draw a joystick with a pencil (yes, an actual ordinary pencil): Then you can play Pacman by touching the drawing with your finger. Or you could load up facebook or gmail and send a message on a custom-made alphabet soup keyboard: Alligator Clip two objects to the MaKey MaKey board. When you touch the apple, you make a connection, and MaKey MaKey sends the computer a keyboard message. Make + Key = MaKey MaKey! We are inspired by the Maker Movement.

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"What U Hear" Recording - Enable How to Enable What U Hear Recording For those of you who want to record what you are hearing over your speakers/headset. You will need to un-hide and enable recording options. If you are using a Creative Sound Blaster sound card this option will be called "What U Hear" if you are using another audio device such as Realtek on-board or generic sound devices this option will be called "Stereo Mix". For the tutorial I am going to show how to un-hide and enable the "What U Hear" option. The same steps may be followed for the "Stereo Mix" option also.

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