Vol. 36 is Here!

Craft & Design Technology
Vol. 36 is Here!


MAKE Vol. 36 goes on sale today. The new issue take a look at the exploding market of boards and microcontrollers. The Arduino and Raspberry Pi have ushered in a whole new generation boards tailor-made for making.

Microcontrollers are powerful, easy to use, tiny computers that allow anyone to add sophisticated interactivity to their projects. In this issue, we take a deep dive into the world of boards and add-ons that are fueling a new smart device revolution. From workshop hobbyists to entrepreneurial innovators pushing accessible technology to new levels.

Which board is right for you? This issue issue delves into:

– The best boards for your build. What they do and why you might want to use them.
– Microcontrollers for the next generation: Ultra- miniaturization, wireless, and multi-function shields.
– Add-ons for boards
– Upcoming boards with estimated release dates and previews.

But the issue goes beyond boards and includes projects that show you how to make your own hard cider with a juicer, a simple table that can be built in two hours, an interview with New Zealand kite-maker Peter Lynn, and the making of tiger gates in the London Zoo.

To jump into the world of boards, take a look at our getting started guide.

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Stett Holbrook is editor of the Bohemian, an alternative weekly in Santa Rosa, California. He is a former senior editor at Maker Media.

He is also the co-creator of Food Forward, a documentary TV series for PBS about the innovators and pioneers changing our food system.

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