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The Trials And Tribulations Of Building An IOT Garage Door Opener

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Garage doors can be frustrating things, being a chore to open manually and all. Many people opt to install a motorized opener, but for some, even …

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Arduboy In A Dreamcast VMU

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The Arduboy is a tiny, credit-card sized sized video game console that you can build yourself. The Dreamcast VMU was also a tiny, pocketable video game …

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Low-Level Analog Measurement Hack Chat

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Join us on Wednesday 17 July 2019 at noon Pacific for the Low-Level Analog Measurement Hack Chat with Chris Gammell! A lot of electronics enthusiasts gravitate …

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Review: Shi Yi Tool Sy365-8 Desoldering Iron, Second Cheapest You Can Find

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Is the second cheapest tool you can find any better than the cheapest one? Readers with long memories will recall there was a time when I …

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Alan Turing To Be The Face Of Fifty Quid

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The Bank of England has announced that the new face of the £50 note is to be Alan Turing. This news follows a round of public …

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Project Egress: A Bracket And A Bell Crank For The Latches

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Put yourself in This Old Tony’s shoes: you get an email out of the blue asking you to take part in making a replica of a …

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New Space Abort Systems Go Back To The Future

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Throughout the history of America’s human spaceflight program, there’s been an alternating pattern in regards to abort systems. From Alan Shepard’s first flight in 1961 on, …

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Curbing Internet Addiction In A Threatening Manner

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Those who have children of their own might argue that the youth of today are getting far too much internet time. Nick decided to put an …

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A Stacked Peltier Cloud Chamber Build

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Subatomic particles are remarkably difficult to see, but they can be made visible with the right techniques. Building a cloud chamber with dry ice is a …

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Pedal Faster! I Need To Join A Conference Call!

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It is rare to find a car these days without some mechanism for charging a cell phone. After all, phones need charging all the time and …