Ken Tjia

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Easy Motion and Gesture Detection by PIR Sensor & Arduino

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>Arduino Nano R3<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from www.newark.com<br>• Buy from Newark Element14<br>• Buy from CPC<p>TPA81 Devantech 8 Pixel …

Arduino

A Roadmap for the Great U.S.-China Divorce

As the trade war between the U.S. and China drags on with new tariffs and no end in sight, we need to ask ourselves: What do they want? A fundamental objective for both is to become less reliant on the other. The trade war should thus be reframed as a conscious uncoupling.<p>Behind the rhetoric from …

Trump Administration

Martha Stewart's Slow-Cooker Tom Kha Gai

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Reprinted from Martha Stewart’s Slow Cooker. Copyright © 2017 by Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. Photographs copyright © 2017 by Stephen Kent Johnson. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.<p>While this soup can be made on the stovetop in …

Slow Cookers

Arduino Fingerprint Door Lock Project

Electronic and Arduino enthusiasts searching for an Arduino project to keep them busy this weekend may be interested in a new Arduino Mega …

Blackbox

Timex x Todd Snyder MOD – The Perfect Weekend Watch – $138 USD

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Gadgets<br>• Gear<br>• Style<br>• Watches<p>The Timex x Todd Snyder MOD is a recent collaboration between what is almost certainly …

Archives

Arduino LEGO Pneumatic Compressor Project

YouTube member AlmightyArjen has published details and a video of an awesome LEGO pneumatic compressor which has been automated using a little …

Arduino

Sip and puff Morse code entry with Arduino

Those that need a text entry method other than a traditional keyboard and mouse often use a method where a character is selected, then input using a …

SIP

The 10 Best Free Website Builders of 2018

You don't necessarily need to invest any money into building a website. While it's easy enough to outsource website design and development to a …

Web Design

Here's why this 36-barrel "Metal Storm" machine gun will never be used by the US Army

It's called the Metal Storm. This Australian-made, US-funded behemoth of a cannon uses the same idea behind a Roman candle to fire round after round out of its 36 barrels. The prototype managed to achieve a maximum rate of fire of 1.62 million rounds per minute as it fired 180 rounds in a 0.01 …

Intellectual Property

Best alternatives to Tinder to find love and romance

(Credit: adriaticfoto, Shutterstock / adriaticfoto)<p>You've got love or romance on your mind, so you download the Tinder app (Android, iOS) only to find that your Tinder matches have sex on the brain and are too quick to rule you out based on looks alone? Not to say that Tinder users can't go from …

Relationships

Monitoring Power By Counting Blinks

What do you do when you want to add a new feature to some electronics but you can’t or don’t want to tear into the guts? You look for something …

Arduino

Simple Smart Robotic Arm Using Arduino !!!

Introduction: Simple & Smart Robotic Arm Using Arduino !!!<p>About: I'm a guy who loves to play with technology ..... More About WolfxPac »<p>In this …

Arduino

DPS3005 PSU Module and MODBUS RTU Python & Arduino

I recently came across a DPS3005 PSU Module with PC control option , i have used similar modules before in a bench power supply and was impressed …

Army’s sleeping technique that will get you to sleep in two minutes

A sleep technique used by the military could help you nod off in under two minutes.<p>It is said to have a 96% success rate after six weeks of practice …

Sleep

Arduino Powered Portable Function Generator

It’s probably not much of a stretch to say that many of us have taken on a project or two that were little more than thinly veiled excuses to add a …

Arduino

DIY Motion Activated Wildlife Camera Arduino Project

Anyone searching for an Arduino project to keep them busy this weekend may be interested in a new motion activated wildlife camera constructed using …

Arduino

Temperature And Humidity Sensor Breakout Board

Adafruit of this week announced the availability of its fully assembled Adafruit HTU21D-F temperature and humidity sensor breakout board which is now …

Microcontroller

How to use AirPort Express for AirPlay 2 with existing router

As we reported earlier this afternoon, Apple today pushed an update for its discontinued AirPort Express. Within the update, it included support for AirPlay 2, which lets you create a multi-room audio system.<p>AirPort Express is a router first, but what many people don’t know is you can actually use …

Wi-Fi

Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Cook in hot oil in a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat 5 to 6 …

Recipes

Arduino GoPro Wifi Control via Instructables

<i>An interesting project that teaches you a number of things that could be used in other projects. A great educational example. — Douglas</i><p><i>In these steps</i> …

Arduino

Arduino Gets Command Line Interface Tools That Let You Skip the IDE

Arduino now has an officially supported command-line interface. The project, called arduino-cli, is the first time that the official toolchain has …

Command-line

Scientists Have Discovered The Protein That Enables Hearing And Balance

Scientists at Harvard Medical School have discovered that a protein called TMC1 converts sound and head motion into electrical signals, thus enabling hearing and balance.<p>The findings were published this week in the journal <i>Neuron</i>.<p>Sensitivity to sound has been a powerful evolutionary force, but the …

Neuroscience

Wireless Weather Station Uses Arduino

<b>And Two ASK Radios</b><p><i>Integrating wireless technologies into embedded systems recently has become much easier. In this project article, Raul describes</i> …

Arduino

Simulate PIC and Arduino/AVR Designs with no Cloud

I’ve always appreciated simulation tools. Sure, there’s no substitute for actually building a circuit but it sure is handy if you can fix a lot of …

Arduino

How to Migrate to a Solid-State Drive Without Reinstalling Windows

Installing a solid-state drive is one of the best upgrades you can make for your desktop computer. And the easiest way to get one into your system is …

Operating Systems

Free: Download 70,000+ High-Resolution Images of Chinese Art from Taipei’s National Palace Museum

During China's Ming and Qing dynasties, which together spanned the years 1386 to 1912, few in the Middle Kingdom, let alone elsewhere, could hope for …

Museums

An LED You Can Blow Out, With No Added Sensor

We’d seen it done with buttons, switches, gestures, capacitive touch, and IR remote, but never like this. [electron_plumber] made an LED that can be …

Arduino

#BPOTD: The vegan youth-boosting serum that has total spa vibes

On my last birthday, I was faced with that realization that I should <i>probably</i> start thinking about fine line-busting skin-care products as more than …

Skin Care

How To: Program a $6 NodeMCU to Detect Wi-Fi Jamming Attacks in the Arduino IDE

Hackers and makers are often grouped under the same label. While hackers draw on computer science skills to write programs and find bugs, makers use …

Arduino

Simple ESP8266 Weather Station using Blynk

Today’s hacker finds themself in a very interesting moment in time. The availability of powerful microcontrollers and standardized sensor modules is …

Microcontroller