Learn a simple technique for changing the connector on a solar panel, battery pack, headphone cable, and more. Full tutorial on Instructables
In my decade of experience building with and teaching Arduino, I see three mistakes more often than any others. Beginners typically:
- bite off more than they can chew by attempting to build a project with too many elements at once,
- make incorrect assumptions during prototyping,
- and underutilize the resources available to them online.
Thanks sa_maker for the video! At World Maker Faire this year, I had the great honor of appearing on a panel about YouTube making with Caleb Kraft, Bob Clagett, John Edgar Park, Angus Deveson, and Joel Telling.
My latest project is a vintage Brownie camera fitted with a Raspberry Pi that captures three photos and uploads a resulting GIF to my Tumblr page.
In my desire to capture more GIFs (and b-roll of using it) and discover the remaining bugs before publishing the tutorial, I took it to Maker Faire NY today, published the Instructable soon after. The project is based on Python code from Lara’s free Raspberry Pi Class on Instructables.
If I hadn’t gone to Maker Faire, all the GIFs for the project would be like this one:
more GIFs after the jump.
Here’s how I created custom vinyl stickers for my motorcycle helmet. I was inspired by hand painted helmet designs and chose brush script lettering to communicate my two most common thoughts about drivers while riding my motorcycle in NYC.
I should have been doing this waaay more often…
I appeared on this episode of the Makers’ Hustle podcast:
Amy, Jeff, and Bill are joined by Becky Stern (of Instructables, Adafruit, and Make: Magazine fame) to discuss content creation and what it’s like to be a woman online.