Hack a USB Keyboard: Google Reader Pedal

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In this video, learn to hack your old USB keyboard into a pedal for any sort of keyboard shortcut. This one was made for Google Reader, but you can make your pedal send any keystroke you’d like!

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Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.

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