Electronics

Building a  “Brown Sound” Amplifier Inspired by Eddie Van Halen

Building a “Brown Sound” Amplifier Inspired by Eddie Van Halen

Shian Storm sought the legendary guitar tone of Eddie Van Halen, and embarked on a years-long journey to design and build an amplifier that could bring it to life.

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Adafruit Launches Buy One, Give One With Black Girls Code

Adafruit Launches Buy One, Give One With Black Girls Code

You want an Adafruit Circuit Playground Express, at least you should, they’re pretty awesome. So why not take this opportunity to buy one and help Adafruit give one to Black Girls Code at the same time. For a limited time, when you go to this page and buy a Circuit playground express for the normal […]

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Inside Japan’s Newest Maker Faire: The Serene History and Magic of Kyoto

Inside Japan’s Newest Maker Faire: The Serene History and Magic of Kyoto

Kyoto is a special city for the people of Japan. The capital of the country for over 1000 years until it moved to Tokyo in the 1800s, the city is known for the historic temples and shrines nestled into its hills. They’re peaceful and serene, and reflect the beautiful craftsmanship of the country. With that, […]

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The Sights and Sounds of Maker Faire Tokyo

The Sights and Sounds of Maker Faire Tokyo

There’s something about Japan and electronics that go hand and hand, and there may be no better showcase of that than Maker Faire Tokyo.

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Which Development Board Is Right For Your Project? A Quick Guide

Which Development Board Is Right For Your Project? A Quick Guide

Having trouble figuring out just which dev board to choose for your next project? Well, the hard truth is that there is no easy answer. There are simply so many options out there and multiple ones will likely work for the idea you have. Angela Melick has offered up a quick guide to help you […]

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The Most Impractical Electronics Hack Makes Your Remote Massive And Furry

The Most Impractical Electronics Hack Makes Your Remote Massive And Furry

Maker Monster is back with a really clever hack. In this video he decides to spruce up his boring old remote control to be a bit more… monsterish.  I love his silly attitude toward things. Not only is he a bit of a joker in his behavior, the entire idea of making a remote so […]

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Adafruit, Cartoon Network, and Microsoft Join Forces To Get Kids Into Making

Adafruit, Cartoon Network, and Microsoft Join Forces To Get Kids Into Making

A wonderful collaboration has begun that I think will usher in a whole new group of young makers. Adafruit, Cartoon Network, and Microsoft MakeCode are joining up to inspire people to make projects based on their favorite cartoons. There are a few really cool aspects all coming together at the same time that make this […]

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