beekeeping

Maker Faire New York: Real Time Bee Counter with Cloud Datalogging

Maker Faire New York: Real Time Bee Counter with Cloud Datalogging

From Instructables user hydronics comes this electronic bee-counter that mounts over a hive’s entrance, dividing it into many channels, each as wide as a single bee, and each equipped with a pair of IR reflectance sensors. When a bee passes through, the order in which the sensors are tripped reveals if it is coming or going.

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TextTool: Secrets of the beehive

TextTool: Secrets of the beehive

Princeton Architectural Press has done it again, producing a book that is as beautiful and tactile as it is thought-provoking and educational. BEE, by artist and photographer Rose-Lynn Fisher, is basically a photo gallery of scanning electron microscope photographs of bee anatomy. The pictures, ranging in magnification from 10x to 5000x, are stunning, and by […]

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