Spark 173 – February 19 & 22, 2012 @ Spark. “Maker Fun” –
At the root of any DIY movement is creativity. And there’s an entire branch of the movement that loves getting their hands on anything that needs to be fixed, altered or improved – they’re called “makers”. Nora chats with Limor Fried the founder of Adafruit Industries, a kind of HQ for the electronics maker movement. They make and supply plans and parts and provide them open source online. (Runs 8:23)
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Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — The Essential Guide to Electronics in Shenzhen
Wearables — Lithium Batteries: a soft touch goes a long way
Electronics — Capacitor Polarity Markers
Biohacking — Can Gizmos Cure Insomnia? – The New Yorker
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