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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

MakerShed Setup at KC

Maker Shed setup under way at Maker Faire Kansas City Want to get your hands on a MakerBot Replicator but don’t want to wait the (as of this writing) 30 day leadtime? If you’re near Kansas City, you’re in luck. If you’re already planning to go to Maker Faire: Kansas... Read more »

Brian at Mini Maker Faire NC

Photo by Angus Hines on Facebook I had a great time working the MAKE booth at Mini Maker Faire North Carolina, and really enjoyed meeting the folks who stopped by to chat. I was parked right next to High Voltage at Home, who kept the sparks flying: Read more »

Mini Maker Faire Setup

Tomorrow (or today, depending on which time zone you’re in), Saturday, June 16, MAKE will be hosting two Maker Faires at once on Google+ Hangouts: Mini Maker Faire North Carolina and Eugene Mini Maker Faire. We’ll be broadcasting from both faires at the same time: 12 noon Pacific and 3pm... Read more »

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follower posted a new project up on Labradoc: an LED matrix display connected to an Arduino Mega ADK and an Android phone: I was working to get things working for the evening of Sat 19th (NZ time) but noticed an issue during the afternoon that stopped much in the way... Read more »

Michael Margolis at Maker Faire Bay Area 2012

On Tuesday, June 19, 2012, the author of the Arduino Cookbook is offering a free webcast, Expanding the Capabilities of your Arduino Projects: Michael Margolis is the author of Arduino Cookbook 2nd Edition, a collection of projects utilizing the physical computing platform of Arduino, the open source electronics prototyping platform.... Read more »


It’s not every day that we get full disclosure on one of our internal mailing lists, but a few days ago, our own John Baichtal shared with us what he’s asking for this coming Father’s Day. I quote: “I’m asking for underpants.” That reminded me of a conversation I had... Read more »

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Rob Faludi, author of Building Wireless Sensor Networks, is bringing some very cool bots to Digi’s Maker Faire Bay Area Booth: Say hello to Troy and Abed! They’re Digi International’s brand-new XBee-enabled SumoBots and they’re ready to begin training for their debut at Bay Area Maker Faire 2012. They’ll be... Read more »


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