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!

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Help one lucky maker win a trip of a lifetime — your votes could push one project to the top. Read more »


The contest isn't over, and the makers who are participating need your help. Read more »


This is the final weekend to prepare your PSoC Pioneer Challenge project Read more »

Don Wilcher will conduct online lectures on PSoC, BLE, and the IoT next week. Click here for details.

Wilcher will be teaching one 45-minute session each weekday next week on his experience with the PSoC 4 BLE kit Read more »


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 »


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 »