Announcing… Make: Vol. 77 — Machine Learning (and More!)

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Announcing… Make: Vol. 77 — Machine Learning (and More!)

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From an exciting array of low-cost hardware to more plug-and-play training modules, it’s easier than ever for makers to incorporate machine learning into personal projects.

In Make: Vol. 77, we take a look at new tools you can use to train AI modules right now like Tensor Flow, Edge Impulse, and Lobe, and show how to use frameworks like Tensor Flow Lite to squeeze trained AI onto a Raspberry Pi or Arduino.

Our cover story details how to make an AI-empowered artificial nose that can sort coffee from tea, or identify whatever else you train it to smell.

Next in this section we show: how to build a teddy bear that listens and Tweet-shames you when it hears a swear word, how to make a trash-sorting camera using Lobe and Raspberry Pi, and how to monitor your 3D printer for failed prints with an AI watchdog.

Plus, get the inside scoop on Tesla coil-powered band ArcAttack’s new mini musical coil kit.

Also find 23 great projects, including:

Track meteors entering the atmosphere with a Raspberry Pi
Modify a vintage iPod to stream music from Spotify
Make an animated light-up skirt with 120 hidden full-color LEDs that respond to your movements
Add some arctic ambience to your home with a quick Arduino-powered Aurora Borealis light setup
And much more!

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Mike Senese

Mike Senese is a content producer with a focus on technology, science, and engineering. He served as Executive Editor of Make: magazine for nearly a decade, and previously was a senior editor at Wired. Mike has also starred in engineering and science shows for Discovery Channel, including Punkin Chunkin, How Stuff Works, and Catch It Keep It.

An avid maker, Mike spends his spare time tinkering with electronics, fixing cars, and attempting to cook the perfect pizza. You might spot him at his local skatepark in the SF Bay Area.

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