Month: March 2019

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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This Table Mixes Steel and Wood For A Modern Twist

This Table Mixes Steel and Wood For A Modern Twist

Join Tyler Bell as he goes through the process of building this sleek looking modern industrial table. At a glance, it appears pretty simple, but as you dig in you start to see that this thing is super tough. The legs and frame are steel and the accent of the steel inlay on the top […]

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Make This Giant LED Lit Moon With Simple Tools

Make This Giant LED Lit Moon With Simple Tools

No fancy tools required, and a budget under $100 to make this impressive decoration

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Using a Maker Mindset to Shape a Successful Career

Using a Maker Mindset to Shape a Successful Career

In 2018, only 26 percent of the workers in “computer and mathematical occupations” were women, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but did you know that 46 percent of Quick Base builders are women? In an industry where app development is a predominantly male occupation, we’re proud to be bucking the trend. […]

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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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Steampunk, Robots, and Comics: a Weekend of Making Across Germany!

Steampunk, Robots, and Comics: a Weekend of Making Across Germany!

This coming weekend, March 23 & 24th, three separate Maker Faires will inspire, instruct, and delight audiences of all ages across Germany. With no fewer than 12 events this year, it is evident that the German public has a rich choice of making experiences and The 4th edition of Maker Faire Ruhr, held by the DASA […]

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KiCon, The First KiCad Conference Is Coming To Chicago

KiCon, The First KiCad Conference Is Coming To Chicago

On April 26 and 27 in Chicago, The very first KiCon is going to be commencing. This event, focused on the open source electronics design software KiCad is going to offer not only a community gathering but crash courses and even talks on advanced topics.  Chris Gammell shared a bit of info on the genesis […]

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