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Web-Based Physical Computing With Raspberry Pi


Want to know how to prototype bespoke electronics for the Raspberry Pi and Arduino? By the end of this tutorial you should be able to design and build basic electronic circuits and have your electronics interact with a local website. Read more »

Raspberry Pi in the Face of Cable Modem “Flap”

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I was tired of running downstairs to power cycle my cable modem twice a day when it lost internet connectivity or as they say in the cable industry "flapped." Read more »

LED-Guided Piano Instruction

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I installed LED light on each piano key and turned on and off each of them to show which piano key to press for any given songs o that any novice should be able to play piano. I don't play piano at all, but in this video you'll see me... Read more »

Making a Robot Arm


During the annual teaching of my mechanical technology course at high school in Italy, many students were impressed by the robotics work of Falco de Vries. So we decided to create a robotic arm that could be done very simply in our laboratory. Read more »

Homemade Doctor Who TARDIS

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Using just plain cardboard, glue, duct tape, Velcro, inexpensive wood beams and spray paint, a homemade and collapsible Dr. Who TARDIS is born just in time for the next season of Dr. Who. Read more »

3D Printed arc Reactor and Assembly


I've completed a new more accurate version of my Dollar Store Arc Reactor which I designed in Autodesk 123D. I printed it on my Lulzbot AO-101. I've made a tutorial video for the design part showing roughly how I created the parts, and a video of printing and assembly. Read more »

Badge Making at Dublin’s Mini Maker Faire

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Here's a video of the T-shock badge making tent at the recent Dublin Mini Maker Faire at Trinity College. Read more »

How-To: Homemade Cardboard Adirondack Chair

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A step-by-step process to create a water resistant, adjustable outdoor cardboard Adirondack chair. No nails or screws needed! Just a little time, glue and imagination to make a durable and environmentally sound chair to last all summer. Source Read more »

Building a Kitty Ladder From Recycled Wood


Spiral staircase for a cat made from salvaged old growth cedar. Read more »

3D Printing a Drone


My Friend Göran printed a drone this weekend. Have a look. Read more »

ReacTIVision on the Raspberry Pi


I have successfully compiled reacTIVision (an open source gestural/blob tracker) on the Pi and thought i’d forward along my tutorial. Cheers! Source Read more »

Andruino: Android controls Arduino Over Bluetooth

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Andruino is a simple tool to help you control your Arduino (or clone) from your Android phone. It’s both an Android app and an Arduino program. Andruino has a simple Android user interface to 1) control Arduino’s digital and PWM pins 2) send text commands to Arduino 3) and receive... Read more »

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