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Lights… Camera… Make! Tips for Getting Started on YouTube

Lights… Camera… Make! Tips for Getting Started on YouTube

These standout creators offer advice for putting your projects on YouTube.

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Core Memory: Why We Used 60-Year-Old Tech in an Arduino Shield

Core Memory: Why We Used 60-Year-Old Tech in an Arduino Shield

About ten years ago, we designed and made an Arduino shield implementing “core memory,” a technology that was sixty years old even then. Our shield stored 32 individual 1s or 0s using magnetic fields going either clockwise or anticlockwise around 32 tiny doughnuts of magnetisable ‘ferrite’ material. This kind of memory, invented in the 1950s, […]

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Getting Started With Python on Hardware

Getting Started With Python on Hardware

Python in physical computing is on the rise.

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Meet the Duo Behind Online Robotics Education Platform CodeJoy

Meet the Duo Behind Online Robotics Education Platform CodeJoy

Meet the team behind the streaming robotics-education platform, CodeJoy

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Roundup: Five Long-Range LoRa Projects to Explore

Roundup: Five Long-Range LoRa Projects to Explore

Follow your dog, track the weather, automate your greenhouse and more — flex your reach with these long-range IoT projects

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