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DIY Arduino 3D Laser Scanner

FabScan is an open-source, do-it-yourself 3D laser scanner.It started out as a Bachelor's thesis by Francis Engelmann, supervised by René Bohne. You …

Open Source

How to Enable Dark Mode on Mac OS X

Enabling Dark Mode on the Mac is a subtle user interface change to make which allows both the menu bar and the OS X Dock to appear as black …


11 great resources to learn and work in Python

Roger Huang is an entrepreneur who is working on his next venture, and advising several others on growth. This post originally appeared on Code(Love).

Python is one of our favorite languages. Versatile, and yet easy to grasp, it’s one of the best languages at expressing the logic behind code with a …


Raspberry Pi Zero is a tiny computer that costs just $5

Pi Zero is the latest product from this British company, and despite its diminutive size, it can do quite a bit of heavy lifting. The $5 computer is …

Raspberry Pi

Philips Hue - Homekit sharing

GeoThings: Built-in GPS and mobile,solar, Arduino compatible


GeoThings is a powerful platform for creating outdoor internet-connected sensors and hardware. It comes with a GPS, …

Raspberry Pi Gets Processing

If you haven't discovered Processing - it's a programming language - then you have missed out on some fun. Now you can have even more fun with the …

Learn the Must-Know Basics of Arduino In Just Five Minutes

​You've no doubt heard of Arduino by now, but there's no great shame if you don't know much more beyond that. And if you're curious, Bob from I Like to Make Stuff has a great, quick, just-the-basics rundown.

An Ardunino—a brand name often applied to a much larger suite of projects—is in essence just …


Pixel - The Arduino compatible smart display!

The Pixel is an Arduino Zero compatible a smart display. It features a 32bit 48MHz Arm Cortex M0+ microcontroller with 32K of RAM, a 1.5" 128x128 …

XLR8: Arduino-compatible FPGA-based Application Accelerator

What is XLR8?

XLR8 is a drop-in replacement for an Arduino Uno, but with a twist. It is an Arduino-compatible board that uses a Field-Programmable …

Wink - Learn to code with a bug! Robots for everyone!

Learn to code the easy way!

Wink is an Arduino based robot designed to help transition students from graphical programming to more powerful written …

New Functionality for Windows 10 IoT Core Released Through Windows Insider Program

Posted 60 minutes ago by RICHARD HARRIS, Executive Editor

The Windows 10 IoT Core was first publically released in early August and Microsoft …

Microsoft Windows

How to Make Très Flawless French Onion Soup

Petit Trois (our no. 3 best new restaurant in America) chef Ludo Lefebvre would be the first to tell you: It’s not easy to make perfect French onion soup. But fear not—he not only knows how to make the best version we’ve ever had, but he’s also sharing how to make it.


It’s all about texture: …

French Food

Arduino Software Update Introduces Command-Line Tool, Serial Data Plotter

Yesterday’s update to the Arduino IDE software offers Arduino fans a new tool to play with. Version 1.6.6 of the software can be downloaded for free (though donations are encouraged) directly from Arduino.cc. Though, with hourly builds underway, you may want to wait a day or so for any kinks to be …


Arduino Blog – Arduino IDE 1.6.6 released and available for download

Today we are very proud to release Arduino IDE 1.6.6 and updated cores for all supported platforms (AVR 1.6.9, SAM 1.6.5, SAMD 1.6.2)

This update …


Microduino mCookie review

Are you a maker? Inventor? Tinkerer? Want to play with Arduino but not sure what modules you need yet? Meet mCookie, a set of cool new magnetic and …


New lunar maps let you explore the moon from your couch

The existing lunar maps used by the US Geological Survey are two years older than I am. But thanks to the tireless efforts of NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), Earthbound astronomers can get up close and personal with our planet's Gilligan like never before.

"These maps were designed to …


TUTORIAL: Siri/HomeKit Lights with Raspberry Pi

Custom Arduino guitar

Hi all, I have been working on a guitar project for my brother-in-law who is currently learning how to play the electric guitar. I wanted to build …


$30 Gets You the Sensor-Packed, Curie-Powered Arduino 101

ROME — Today at the Rome Maker Faire, Intel and Arduino are announcing a new board, the Arduino 101, powered by the Intel Curie module. It is scheduled to be available in the first quarter of 2016, at about $30.

(Outside of the U.S., Arduino is known as Genuino.)

Thanks to technology in the Curie, …


Cool a Raspberry Pi with an Old Computer Fan

The Raspberry Pi usually runs cool enough that you don’t need a fan, but if you’re overclocking it or running something particularly intense, it’s …

Raspberry Pi

Host key verification failed. Help!!!

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Hi Guys,

Newbie here to programming and the Pi. I reinstalled the OS on the SD card and set up SSH in terminal, but when I went to SSH from …

Intel's tiny Curie chip powers new Arduino board

Makers can prototype devices that bridge the physical and digital world through the new $30 Ardunio board with Intel chip. Given other options …


Arduino Time-Lapse Panorama Controller

Panorama Controller for GoPro Cameras
The controller will rotate your GoPro over a set angle for a set duration or will rotate you GoPro for a full …


InstallAUISuite fails · Issue #43 · StevenHickson/PiAUISuite

How to Control a Lamp With Voice Commands and a Raspberry Pi

Voice control is not just for smart phones and B-movies anymore. Steve Hickson has created a system to bring automation and the intelligence of …

Speech Recognition

Build an Aquaponic Garden with Arduino

Grow fish, fruits, and veggies together in this compact, automated system. You can even control it via the internet.

Lots of creative aquaponics systems are being developed for raising fish and vegetables together in small spaces. Unfortunately — for you and the fish — most of these systems fail to …


Our Favorite Images From NASA's Incredible New Apollo Gallery

Earlier this week, NASA uploaded an incredible treasure trove of images to a new gallery on Flickr: unprocessed photographs from all of the manned …

Moon Missions

Build your Internet Controlled Video-Streaming Robot with Arduino and Raspberry Pi

==================================================NOTE: Partly ready: This version of the tutorial has the Tcp partly workingdue to my lack of …

Raspberry Pi

After the connected object, Open Hybrid invents the hybrid object

Open Hybrid, developed by a design researcher at MIT, combines augmented reality with the Arduino micro controller. And allows you to design hybrid …