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  • Giving Thanks for 2019 and Growth

    Hi Maker Friends, new and old… I have been giving a thought about the Makerspace. Where we have come from the past 6 years and where we want to go in the next two decades as part of a 10/20 year plan for 757 Makerspace. November has always been …
    Source: 757 MakerspacePublished on 2019-11-01By Beau Turner
  • Friday Product Post: That’s a SIK Arduino Kit!

    Welcome to the first new products of November – we hope you had a very fun and frightful Halloween yesterday! We have five new products to show you, and it all starts with the SIK for Arduino Uno v4.1! Like the v4.0 version, this SparkFun Inventor’s Kit is smaller and …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-11-01By Chris McCarty
  • Open House November 2018

    Come join us on November 01, 2019 For Our Next Open House WELCOME TO 757 MAKERSPACE!  Many artists, makers, and creatives come together to create, innovate and call our space their creative home.  Once a month, we host an Open Build Night. Never been to one? It is a …
    Source: 757 MakerspacePublished on 2019-10-31By Beau Turner
  • Enginursday: Building a Wireless EL Wire Dance Suit, Part 3

    Note: If you have not read my previous blog posts, make sure to check it out before reading further!

    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-10-31By Bobby Chan
  • Wireless Controlled Wearable EL Wire Dance Suit

    Wireless Controlled Wearable EL Wire Dance Suit a tutorial Available online at: Introduction In this tutorial, we will build an EL wire dance suit that can be controlled by a wireless glove controller! Suggested Reading If you aren’t familiar …
    Source: Sparkfun TutorialsPublished on 2019-10-31By bboyho
  • Seeking Equity: Sunanna’s Favorites from the HundrED Spotlight on Pittsburgh

    Remake Learning is a network that ignites engaging, relevant, and equitable learning practices in support of young people navigating rapid social and technological change. When HundrED decided to shine a spotlight on education innovations in the Pittsburgh region, I knew they would find powerful education practices. But even I was …
    Source: Remake LearningPublished on 2019-10-30By remakelearning
  • A Disaster and a Half

    Every autumn deserves its pumpkin hacking projects. This Halloween, our pumpkin comes with a horror story. It began last year in early November. All the Halloween decorations were on clearance, and I found a plastic jack-o-lantern bucket for 15 cents. On first sight, I knew I must remote control it. …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-10-30By Patrick Prescott
  • GPS Buff Up: GEO-Mapping with Google Earth

    GPS is one of my favorite nerd subjects, closely followed by anything relating to rocket propulsion. So naturally, I had to dive deeper than our GPS beginner’s tutorial. We did some brainstorming on how to take the next step with GPS – once you have a latitude and longitude, you …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-10-29By Brandon Williams
  • TitleMatch, Lists and Product Types

    Managing TitleMatch – TitleMatch information has been moved from the Profile to its own page. Go to the main menu under MY ACCOUNT > TitleMatch. In addition, there is a link on bottom of the Profile page to direct users to this new TitleMatch page. Excluding digital product types
    Source: Mackin MakerspacePublished on 2019-10-29By mackin
  • Friday Product Post: Micro-Manage Your Qwiic System

    Hello everyone! We have a few products to show off this week and it all starts with the the new SAMD21 Qwiic Micro Development Board. This is the newest and one of the smallest options if you want to incorporate Qwiic-enabled functionality without taking up too much space or weight. …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-10-25By Chris McCarty
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