Nick Normal

Nick Normal

I'm an artist & maker. A lifelong biblioholic, and advocate for all-things geekathon. Home is Long Island City, Queens, which I consider the greatest place on Earth. 5-year former Resident of Flux Factory, co-organizer for World Maker Faire (NYC), and blogger all over the net. Howdy!

Latest from Nick Normal

step5x0

Build this simple tool for testing TO-92 package NPN transistors. Read more »

Cypress Discuss PSoC, Demo BLE Nerf Gun, Talk Fingernail-Sized Bluetooth Modules

Your browser does not support the video tag. Cypress staff demonstrate a Nerf gun project built with PSoC operated over Bluetooth using a smartphone touchscreen controller. The project contains motors, relays, and an ultrasonic (“PING“) distance sensor. Our friends at Cypress Semiconductor recently hosted a Hangouts on Air for the... Read more »

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Latest #PSoCMaker News: The deadline to enter the PSoC Pioneer Challenge is now April 6, 2015 (11:59pm PDT). One lucky maker will win $2,500 for travel to Maker Faire Bay Area in May. Read more to find out about this unique contest or purchase a PSoC 4 BLE kit with... Read more »

100projects-100days

News for #PSoCMaker: Cypress have begun publishing 100 Projects in 100 Days using the PSoC 4 BLE dev kit! Read more »

debugdebug

A quick #PSoCMaker tip for debugging your BLE Pioneer Kit. Just click the bug! Read more »

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Jim Jarmusch has released a short clip of the Nikola Tesla-inspired "opera" he's been working on for several years with composer Phil Kline. Read more »

capsense_proximity

For the #PSoCMaker community, here is an example project using the proximity header on the PSoC 4 BLE Pioneer Kit development board. Read more »