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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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This Giant Arduino Actually Works… Kind Of

This Giant Arduino Actually Works… Kind Of

Any maker who loves their Arduino wishes they had more. Typically though, they don’t simply mean BIGGER. Zach, however, did mean bigger: 12 times bigger! Zach’s giant Arduino is mainly comprised of wood, cnc milled to look like the tiny blue board. A fresh coat of paint and some 3d printed connectors and chips bring […]

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These Blobs Are Actually Clever Data Visualizations

These Blobs Are Actually Clever Data Visualizations

I met John Kuiphoff a couple years ago and was blown away by some very clever data visualizations he shared based on people’s YouTube channels. John’s back, and this time with another very creative approach to data visualization. In this project, John is wanting to display how much sunlight hits a specific location throughout the […]

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Make:cast – To Maker Faire Rome with Love

Make:cast – To Maker Faire Rome with Love

Italians have a love of innovation and design and it shows at Maker Faire Rome. In this episode of Make:Cast, I look back at Maker Faire Rome in October 2019 during a pre-Covid time when live events could happen. I was guided through Maker Faire Rome by Alessandro Ranellucci, the curator of Maker Faire Rome, along with Massimo Banzi, co-founder of Arduino. Maker Faire Rome 2020 is happening as a virtual event this weekend.

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Check Out The Ultimate Arduino Learning Kit Deal

Check Out The Ultimate Arduino Learning Kit Deal

If you’re looking for a good way to learn arduino, we’ve got an incredible deal available right now. The Ultimate Arduino Kit is available at $120, but for a limited time, includes a $99 educational book bundle for free!  

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Justine Haupt’s Open-Source Rotary Cellphone Puts Retro Calling Back In Your Hand

Justine Haupt’s Open-Source Rotary Cellphone Puts Retro Calling Back In Your Hand

This high-tech DIY rotary phone takes away the frustrations and distractions of touchscreen smartphones

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Building a Digital Readout For a Lathe From Scratch

Building a Digital Readout For a Lathe From Scratch

  Zach Hipps is hoping to get into wood turning on a lathe. Unfortunately, he got his lathe at the beginning of winter and his shop is cold, so his excitement is a bit muted for a while. He came up with an idea for a project to hold him over till the warmer weather […]

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