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littlebits

littleBits is thrilled to be part of Wearables Week at Makezine! For those that arent’ familiar with littleBits: littleBits is a library of electronic modules that snap together with magnets for prototyping, learning, and fun. Given the small physical size of littleBits, we love thinking of new ways to use... Read more »

1H1A5810

Combine the Arduino Yún with a TFT Touch Shield to assemble a homemade alarm clock that automatically sets alarms based on calendar events and even emails with the correct code word. And it looks cool too! Read more »

Scanning whale fossils (Image courtesy of Cerro Ballena and the Smithsonian Institution)

This true facsimile of a prehistoric whale is a treasure from the past in two places at once. Read more »

tach1a

Not satisfied with the stock tachometer on your car? You could buy an aftermarket kit, but for something truly unique, Pete Mills decided to design and build his own. He calls his creation “blueShift,” which, although possibly optimistic about the speed he will be able to achieve in his Ford... Read more »

theater-saftey-glasses-1

Watch horror movies without the fear of having to cover your eyes when things get scary with these ingenious Theater Safety Glasses created by Aisen Caro Chacin in collaboration with Shawn Lauriat. Read more »

gotenna_silence_schematic

A little background: I’ve designed what is, among other things, a little tiny VHF radio modem for goTenna, a Brooklyn hardware startup. It’s a very demanding design, with tight limits on battery life, size, shape, range, power — everything you can think of is at the edge of what can... Read more »

wearables

Hello World!  My name is Tenaya Hurst and I teach at Camp Galileo – The Tech Summer Camps at the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose.  My class is titled Wearable Technology (and I get to teach Circuits & Electronics and Maker Studio).  Students know very little about the... Read more »