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John Baichtal

John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net

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This gyro-accelerometer-compass sensor is just what your Mindstorms robot needs to keep itself pointed in the right direction. Read more »

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Build this simple rolling Mini Tank to learn how to combine Arduino microcontrollers with Lego Mindstorms robotics. Read more »

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The aren’t a lot of Lego Mindstorms EV3 books out there yet, but the ones that have been released are quite good: case in point, the Lego Mindstorms EV3 Laboratory by Daniele Benedettelli. The reason why Danny (“He prefers to be called Danny, mainly to avoid being mistaken for a... Read more »

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When you launch a rocket, you need that big red button. Read more »

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Mindstorms Week at MAKE is coming up! What are YOU building? Read more »

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The crowdfunding landscape is crowded with Arduino-based projects. Here's a round-up of some of the more interesting ones. Read more »

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LEDs are all the rage these days. Let's shine the light on a few standout crowdfunded projects. Read more »