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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 »

DIY Succulent Wreath

Decorative wreaths? I could take them or leave them. Living plant wreaths, however, are an entirely different story. With nearly endless options for color, pattern, and texture, succulent wreaths are pretty much the perfect choice for decorative DIY gardens, no matter what your style. We’ve probably all seen those spreads... Read more »

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Make: magazine Volume 44 hit the newsstands on March 24 and this issue is all about DRONES! To hold you over till the issue is available to purchase, we’ve collected some fun drone related stories to share. Besides aerial photography, one obvious use for drones (when regulatory concerns get ironed out)... Read more »


“We’re explicitly inviting you to understand, remix, and remake our resin” — Eric J. Wilhelm, Autodesk From the editors of Make:, the Maker Pro Newsletter is about the impact of Makers on business and technology. Our coverage includes hardware startups, new products, incubators, and innovators, along with technology and market trends. Please... Read more »


Dan Gelbart made a fortune in R&D for his company Creo. His prototyping was done at home, in his basement, using tools on par with what many of us have access to at our local hackerspaces and universities. In his spare time he has put together a short YouTube course... Read more »

See more in 'A NIght With The Doctor!', a Doctor Who art show and performance happening at 7:30pm March 21, in San Francisco.

David Haaz-Baroque is an amateur puppet maker and puppeteer from Oakland who performs with his creations under the name Shadow Circus Creature Theatre. His love of theatrical puppeteering has lead him on a unique artistic path, with shows throughout the Bay Area and beyond, including several guest appearances on the television show... Read more »


Thousands of kids are engineering their own toys and science projects — and learning how they work — thanks to Howtoons. Created by comic artist Nick Dragotta, toy designer Ingrid Dragotta, inventor-polymath Saul Griffith (a MacArthur Fellow and former Make: columnist), and self-described “big kid” Joost Bonsen, Howtoons are instructional comics... Read more »