I spoke with Tarun Pondicherry and Josh Chan, co-founders of LightUp, just two days after their successful Kickstarter campaign. They are both excited about the next stage of their journey, but where did it all begin? Read more »
In Soviet Russia you don't tell time. Time is told to you with a vacuum tube! Relive the Cold War (at least the neat tech part of it) with Adafuit's Ice Tube Clock Kit. It's this week's Deal of the Week in the Maker Shed so don't miss out! Read more »
What's a useless machine you ask? It's a machine that when switched on, switches itself back off. So simple yet promises hours of entertainment and fun for the whole family! From now until Sunday this Maker Shed favorite kit is $10 off. Don't miss out! Read more »
MAKE Asks: is a weekly column where we ask you, our readers, for responses to maker-related questions. We hope the column sparks interesting conversation and is a way for us to get to know more about each other. Read more »
The Raspberry Pi is a multifaceted device that can use a host of skills. While this single board computer was made with education in mind, it is not what I would call "easy to use" and can challenge even the most savvy maker. Fortunately, with a thriving online community and... Read more »
Soldering is one of the the most useful skills in a maker's arsenal. If you're looking to learn to solder or perhaps brush up on your skills, consider checking out our Getting Started with Soldering Kit in the Maker Shed. It has just about everything you need to get soldering... Read more »
Designing ATOMS: How Do We Enable Young Makers, Without Hiding the Details of How Things Really Work?
Tools that help users extend their capabilities almost always abstract away the true nature of how things work. Read more »