Maker News

Electronics, DIY, Makers, Hackers and Internet of Things (IoT)
  1. Boston College professor John Gallaugher writes in Medium about teaching business students the art of coding and engineering. This year I wanted to give students an experience that combined coding with some basic engineering. The low-cost Circuit Playground Express from Adafruit Industries is ideal. The firm’s founder and lead engineer, Limor “Ladyada” Fried, is also a great role […]
  2. Dave Astels provides this new guide in the Adafruit Learning System to build the tilty ears similar to those seen on John Candy in Spaceballs. When you tilt your head, one or the other of the ears moves! Check out this guide today! Fair use, low resolution image      
  3. In the second in a series on how to build reef-pi to control saltwater aquariums, Ranjib Dey describes building a Raspberry Pi-based power controller: In this guide, we will be building a power controller that can turn on/off AC equipment in a variety of ways (on-demand, timers, macro etc). Think of it as an automated […]
  4. Very clever 3D printed fabric dragon hand gloves. Shared by Core3D on Instructables: My daughter is already planning for Halloween this year and mentioned going as a dragon. As a 3D Printing dad, I couldn’t just stand by. In this instructable I’ll show how you can 3D print items integrated with a mesh material (no […]
  5. Lumen Couture shared this project on Youtube! Dresses that change color when exposed to water, an outfit that reacts to sound by displaying lightning bolts, and a solar-powered dress. Learn about the amazing and inspirational work of wearable tech designer Rainbow Winters! See more! Every Wednesday is Wearable Wednesday here at Adafruit! We’re bringing you […]