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Last night at Phoenix DIY we held a soldering and basic electronics workshop. Even the absolute beginners got their kits to work; it was a great time. We made two lights blink alternatingly with a 555 timer. Thanks to Conspire Phoenix for hosting us. – Link.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).