The Stalker ‘Bot

Gather the parts and follow the basic instructions and you can have a robot capable of following moving objects! With basic coding experience, you can also change the distance at which the robot senses moving objects or the speed the robot moves. In order to do this project, a basic... Read more »

The Smart Greenhouse

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  • 12/18/2012 @ 11:06 pm

The Smart Greenhouse is based on the vision of a greenhouse that would not rely on any human adjustment while maintaining a perfect micro-climate for a particular crop being cultivated inside. In other words, ideally this greenhouse could be left for a year in any (reasonable) climate and the seeds... Read more »

Analyze Data from iPhone Rocket Flights

This project walks you through the steps to download and install a program to analyze rocket data collected from flying a SensorTag on a model rocket. You’ll find out the G forces on the rocket, how fast it went, how high it went, and see the rotation and air pressure... Read more »

Help with Resistor Color Codes

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  • 12/18/2012 @ 11:00 pm

There are numerous different tools available to help you decode resistor color codes, from quick-reference charts available on the internet to iPod/iPhone apps. Read more »

Design by Code: Laser-Cut Lamp

Codeable Objects is a library for Processing that lets anyone design and construct an artifact using geometric computation and digital fabrication. This tutorial will show you how to use the library to make a laser-cut lamp. Read more »

Paper Items with SketchUp and Pepakura

In order to complete this you must have downloaded and installed the free SketchUp program from Google as well as this free .STL and .DXF exporter. You must also download Pepakura3. This guide shows you how to take a simple drawing that you have created or found and make it... Read more »