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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

Although 5×7 pixels aren’t a lot to work with, it’s easy to get lost in Olaf Val’s Mignon Game Kit. This minimalist handheld gaming system is hands-on in more ways than one. The first step is to put it together; second is to hack code for the Atmel ATmega8 microcontroller... Read more »

Earlier this year, Betaspring expanded its network of mentors and resources to develop a dedicated track for physical technology companies. Accelerating physical technology companies is a natural fit for Betaspring, with Providence providing us with a strong community of makers, DIY technologists, and direct access to supporting organizations like the... Read more »

The Providence, RI branch of the Fab Academy is now accepting applications for the 2012 session taking place from January 2 2010 – June 30, 2012. The deadline for applications is December 10th. However, applications will be processed as they are submitted and class size is limited. Read more »

Tonight’s Providence Geeks is a great way to get a dose of DIY: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011, 5:30 – 8pm AS220 Labs, Mercantile Building, 2nd Floor 131 Washington Street, Providence, RI FREE (buy your own food and drink – it’s cheap) We’re hosting the October Geek Dinner at the all-new... Read more »

I'm proud to announce that my book, Making Things See: 3D Vision with Kinect, Processing, and Arduino, is now available from O'Reilly. You can buy the book through O’Reilly's Early Release program here. The Early Release program lets us get the book out to you while O'Reilly's still editing and... Read more »

You can now go to fab.fritzing.org and order a PCB directly from your Fritzing sketch. (Just use your Fritzing.org account to log in.) Read more »

When I first heard about it (I work with its creator, Ryan Mitchell) I figured it was more gimmicky and wasn't really something that I'd use for an extended amount of time. However, after just one day of having it on my 11" MacBook Air, I'm finding it to be... Read more »