Quelab is offering an introductory course on making things with the Arduino microprocessor development platform in April. Classes will be held Wednesday evening, 6-9:PM, April 11, 18, and 25. Cost is $65 ($40 for members), and includes an Arduino Uno development board, prototyping board, and support electronics like LED’s, switches, transistors, and wires. Class participants [...]
Peek is a project to streamline Android to run on lower cost devices, and run more smoothly.
I am an Android user and supporter, but am often embarrassed by the sluggishness of the OS as delivered by my phone carrier. I hope that some of the Peek work will bring user responsiveness [...]
After a few of us discovered how needlessly complicated many of the setup guides were for Debian/Ubuntu systems, we decided to do a quick tutorial on the steps to get started with Arduino as a public service.
Quick install directions for people using a Debian based LINUX distro, like Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install [...]
sponsors a dinner where people present grant proposals.
The winning proposal takes home the bulk of the money charged for the dinner.
The winning proposal usually has some “benefit to the community”.
The deadline for proposals is Sunday, Jan 22 (extended one week). They do not [...]
Who is interested in BEAM bots? Biology Electronic Aesthetic Mechanics? These are small, simple robots, built from a small number of discrete components. Part of the Aesthetic of these robots is to make a robot from a very simple analogue circuit. This is NOT something people are likely to be able to finish in a [...]
Learn Basic soldering(No experience needed), Learn very basic electronics. Make and take home a cool reusable kit! (Battery Included! pumpkin is not)
Photos from the event Can be seen here!
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