As the weather starts to improve and things start to grow again–and with Earth Day coming up on April 22nd–it’s a great time to talk about sustainability in making. The maker movement is already very much about sustainability; in fact, it’s one … Read more >
This afternoon I celebrated the last day of my long weekend by making a light theremin. “A light theremin?” you ask, “What’s that?” I’m so glad you asked!
Metrix X. (2011). “Thereminvox / Theremin Musical Instrument [photo].” Retrieved from https://www.flickr.com/photos/metrix_feet/5964085902… Read more >
It’s 9:00 on a Friday night, I’ve been up since before 6 a.m., and it’s been a doozy of a week. I’m tired. But there’s an Arduino on the couch next to me, and I’m still riding high on my … Read more >
Arduino is a microcontroller that can be manipulated to do a number of functions from making lights blink to running an automated cat feeder. While this is a great tool to help people get comfortable with programming and circuitry, it … Read more >