Smart Bike Tweeted its Cross-Country Journey

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Precious is the name of the sensor laden anthropomorphized bicycle modified by New York makers Zolty, Mattias Gunneras, and Michael Lipton of Breakfast. The project started when its rider, Janeen, had decided to ride across the US on the TransAmerica Trail to raise money for LIVESTRONG. The crew at Breakfast... Read more »

How to Build a Self-Balancing Autonomous Arduino Bot


Ready to level-up your robot skills? ArduRoller is a self-balancing, inverted pendulum robot that’s also capable of autonomous navigation indoors or out. I created it as an entry for the annual SparkFun Autonomous Vehicle Competition: The goal was to create a nontraditional vehicle capable of quickly navigating an obstacle course... Read more »

GPS puzzle box


This is a step-by-step guide to how I built a GPS-based puzzle box. It’s more of an example than a strict how-to. Whilst I’ll show you everything and include my source code, don’t expect a complete list of part and to end up with a finished product. You’ll need to... Read more »