Paul Pearson

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DIY Arduino Pro Mini quadcopter

[execUc] took a stock V929 quadcopter and started making some crafty customizations. The main change – the control electronics were replaced by an …

Adding fireplace control to your home automation

[James] has an admirable home automation system which he’s been working on for years. It does things like monitor the state of the garage door, …

DIY Arduino Remote Control and Lego RC Vehicle!!

Introduction: DIY Arduino Remote Control and Lego RC Vehicle!!<p>About: I'm a sophomore at Carnegie Mellon University studying electrical engineering …

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Know Your Arduino: A Practical Guide to The Most Common Boards

Arduino is, as I’ve written about before, a great hardware platform for anyone interested in building almost any sort of homebrew electronics …

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Mario Theme played on Stepper Motors with an Arduino

Make Your Own On-The-Go (OTG) USB Cable

In order for your Android phone or tablet to host a USB device such as an Arduino, you need an On-The-Go (OTG) USB cable. You can buy these for a few bucks online, but if you have an old USB cable around it’s easy and more fun to make one!<p>Step #1:<p>NextPrev<p>All you need are two donor USB cables, one …

Arduino misconceptions 6: a 9V battery is a good power source

This one has come up a lot recently on the Arduino subreddit and Electronics stackexchange – can I power my Arduino with a 9V battery?<p>The quick …

Control Lights With the Pebble Smartwatch and the Arduino

Introduction: Control Lights With the Pebble Smartwatch and the Arduino<p>The Pebble smartwatch is ... well, smart! Recent updates on a third party iOS …

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The Ends of the Road

Inspired in part by the great geography game GeoGuessr, I spent some time recently in Google Maps, finding the edges of their Street View image coverage. I've always been drawn to the end of the road, to the edges of where one might be allowed to travel, whether blocked by geographic features, …

Mysterious Pair Buried With Flowers—Oldest Example Yet

Aromatic sage and mint lined graves found on Israel's Mount Carmel.<p><b>Imprints of stems and blossoms stamped into the dirt of ancient graves are the oldest definitive proof of flowers decorating graves—a common practice around the world today—a new study says.</b>

How algorithms rule the world

On 4 August 2005, the police department of Memphis, Tennessee, made so many arrests over a three-hour period that it ran out of vehicles to transport …

What The U.S. Government Asks Google To Censor [Infographic]

Not hard to see: more takedown requests are coming every year.<p>If the government wants Google to remove content, officials can file a removal request with the tech giant. Google, for transparency, releases data on those takedown requests, there for any interested party to peruse.<p>Designer Sebastian …