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Boards Guide 2024: Boards Are Back

Boards Guide 2024: Boards Are Back

From Make: Vol. 87: New evolutions in dev boards make this a metamorphic period for Makers.

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Particle’s New M-Series Connects Everything, Everywhere, All At Once

Particle’s New M-Series Connects Everything, Everywhere, All At Once

Particle’s new M-series of wireless solutions feature Wi-Fi, cellular, LoRaWAN, and satellite on a single board.

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This Knife Throwing Machine Guarantees A Bullseye

This Knife Throwing Machine Guarantees A Bullseye

Knife throwing is both an art and a skill that’s difficult to master. It takes both hand-eye coordination and just the right spin to embed the knife into a target, and the longer the distance, the more power and spin are needed. While movies make it look easy, in reality, it’s a difficult concept, but […]

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Smarter Serial Communications with WiSer

Smarter Serial Communications with WiSer

Surely you’ve been there: you need to capture serial output from a microcontroller or other device, so you reach for a PL2303 or CP210x or FT232RL-based USB-to-TTL serial cable (if you can remember where you put the damn thing after you last used it!) and…realize you don’t have the drivers installed on the computer you […]

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It’s Time to Design for Repair

It’s Time to Design for Repair

A Conversation With Jude Pullen Trying to repair almost anything can be a frustrating exercise. Repair is made more difficult by the way devices are designed and the ability to repair a device could be improved greatly if different design decisions were made. This moment in time demands a new generation of designers, engineers, and makers […]

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This 3D Printed Mechanical Keyboard Is A Minimal Masterpiece

This 3D Printed Mechanical Keyboard Is A Minimal Masterpiece

The construction is relatively easy, and the parts aside from the switches and raspberry pi are all 3d printed!

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