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101 Ways to Brick Your Hardware

Friday, Aug 5th, 2016

Spend some time hacking hardware and you’ll eventually render a piece of equipment unusable. This presentation provides examples of common mistakes that can temporarily or permanently damage electronic systems and ways to recover, if possible. [ continue ]

Creaturepod

Saturday, Sep 26th, 2015

The Creaturepod is a portable walkie talkie system that enhances children’s interactive play. It mimics the fictional Creaturepod from the popular children’s television show, Wild Kratts. [ continue ]

…and Hardware for All

Wednesday, Mar 18th, 2015

The proliferation of electronic modules, development tools, and do-it-yourself communities has led to a world where the creation of hardware projects is accessible to people of all skill levels. With dedication and a willingness to learn, explore, experiment, fail, and succeed, one can build just about anything that comes to mind. [ continue ]

Mustache Mayhem

Friday, Feb 6th, 2015

Mustache Mayhem is a mixed media and electronics project designed to challenge the paradigms of personal privacy and entertainment. [ continue ]

Solidoodle Press

Thursday, Jan 15th, 2015

The Solidoodle Press is a one-touch 3D printer created for every day home use. It features a build volume of 512 cubic inches (8 x 8 x 8 inches), a heated build platform with glass bed, resolution up to 0.1mm, and SoliTouch auto-calibration technology.  [ continue ]

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