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This month's Latest in Arduino episode is out. This episode features the Arduino ethernet, I solder up the mini fume extractor, and we discuss a new book about Arduino robots. Read more »

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A few weeks have passed since the Atlanta Mini Maker Faire 2011 and I’ve been enjoying some follow-up visits with some of the many makers I met at the event. Time was short during the one-day fair, so I didn’t get to visit much with Alliene Bouchard, an Atlanta-based maker.... Read more »

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The Atlanta Mini Maker Faire was held on September 10, 2011 at the Georgia Tech campus -- nice (but hot) weather, easy parking, and over 60 exhibitors allowed visitors plenty of time to stop, look, chat, and even make some purchases. I asked the event's coordinator, Eric Weinhoffer, if he... Read more »

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Come join us at the Atlanta Mini Maker Faire this Saturday, September 10, 2011. The event starts at 10am on the Georgia Tech campus, and over 55 Makers have registered to show of their creations, introduce their organizations, and share details, time, and conversation with their fellow makers. Read more »

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More and more books keep being released about our favorite little microcontroller, the Arduino. Apress offers a new one tomorrow entitled Arduino Robotics. Written by Josh Adams, John-David Warren, and Harald Molle, it's is a monster 628 pages... Read more »

Tiburcio and his daughter Helena have an interesting tool for learning when an online purchase has been made from their web store — an Arduino-controlled Wario toy. Tiburcio explains: I wanted something nice to have at the office that tell us every time someone make a purchase on our game.... Read more »

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There have been a lot of developments over at Modkit since its introduction in MAKE Volume 25. The graphical drag-and-drop tool works in your browser now and allows you to program and control an Arduino and similar microcontrollers. You can still give the free tool a spin and test it... Read more »