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Brian Jepson

Brian Jepson

I'm a tinkerer and finally reached the point where I fix more things than I break. When I'm not tinkering, I'm probably editing a book for Maker Media.

Latest from Brian Jepson

Congratulations. You are now unlocked.

As first reported on MacRumors, AT&T has begun unlocking iPhones for customers who: Have an account in good standing Have an iPhone that’s not currently under an active term commitment I’ve got an iPhone 3GS and AT&T service that meets both requirements, so as soon as I’d gotten my fill... Read more »

All the wineshades in a row

I was asked to make something for the O’Reilly Strata Conference, which was held in Santa Clara at the end of February 2012. We needed some devices to capture votes from attendees who participated in Coco Krumme‘s Data Crush: Where Wine and Data Meet: This new event at Strata will... Read more »


This past Tuesday, April 3, MUGNY held their “MakerBot vs the Easter Bunny” meetup, which featured chocolate molds, a demo of some printed artifacts scanned from originals using Autodesk’s free 123D Catch, an intro to MakerBot’s newly launched Design Studio team, and overview of home pewtering and casting, and a... Read more »

Getting Started with Netduino Book Cover

Chris Walker, the author of Getting Started with Netduino, is presenting a free webcast (preregistration required) on Friday, April 13, 2012: Start building electronics projects with Netduino, the popular open source hardware platform that’s captured the imagination of makers and hobbyists worldwide. Join Chris Walker, inventor of the Netduino and... Read more »

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Greg Borenstein, the author of "Making Things See: 3D Vision with Kinect, Processing, Arduino, and MakerBot," is presenting a free webcast (preregistration required) on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. Read more »

EMWA at Gowanus Canal

Emily Gertz and Patrick Di Justo, authors of Environmental Monitoring With Arduino (available from Maker Shed and O’Reilly), wrote it to let me know that the book got used as a textbook in the recent NYC Water Hackathon. They’ve got the pictures to prove it, too! Brooklyn, NY, March 25... Read more »

Microcontroller Books Half Off

From making LEDs that blink to making robots that see and talk, O’Reilly’s Netduino, Arduino, and robotics titles will propel you into the exciting world of creative electronics. This week only, save 50% on these popular ebooks and videos. Whether you’re an electronics expert or novice, your adventure starts here.... Read more »


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