How to Auto-reset Beagle Bone Black Ethernet

Sometimes the Ethernet port on a Beagle Bone Black does not work on power up. There is a design issue in the BBB that causes the Ethernet PHY chip to sometimes power up in an undefined state where it can not make a valid link. Currently, the only fix is either a physical reset button press […]

UPDATED PRODUCT – USB Powered Speakers

UPDATED PRODUCT – USB Powered Speakers As of June 19, 2018, we have new version of these speakers which are slightly larger and have a wider frequency range. Add some extra boom to your audio project with these powered loudspeakers. We sampled half a dozen different models to find ones with a good frequency response, […]

Brooklyn Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Via NASA Students from Brooklyn, New York,will have the opportunity to talk with astronauts on the International Space Station this week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. NASA Expedition 56 astronauts Ricky Arnold and Drew Feustel will connect […]

Instagram Experiments by Javier Perez #ArtTuesday

Via Faithistorment Whimsical illustrations using found objects by Ecuador-based graphic designer Javier Perez. This ongoing project, which he started in 2013, combines two-dimensional drawings with three-dimensional objects to create amusing images which Perez publishes on his Instagram. The minimal illustrations invite us to explore our imagination and creativity from a different perspective. See more! via […]

John Park’s Workshop — LIVE! 6/21/18 @adafruit @johnedgarpark #adafruit

JOHN PARK’S WORKSHOP — LIVE! Coming up at 4pm EST / 1pm PST this Thursday, 6/21/18 LIVE TEXT CHAT IS HERE in the Adafruit Discord chat! This week we’ll be building an animatronic version of our owl friend Minerva! The live video will be on Youtube LIVE, Twitch, Periscope (Twitter) and Facebook. Join maker John […]

#3DPrinted Smart Scale #AdafruitIO #IoTuesday

We can’t stop imagining a version of this project for kitchen uses! From Igor Fonseca Albuquerque on Hackster.io: In this project I designed a smart bathroom scale, using some 3D printing, an ESP8266, IFTTT and Adafruit.IO. You can use this tutorial to practice several skills: 3d printing and laser cutting skills, soldering, electronics, programming, etc.On […]

Laser Cutter Turns Scrapped To Shipped

We’ll go way out on a limb here and say you’ve probably got a ridiculous amount of flattened cardboard boxes. We’re buying more stuff online than ever before, and all those boxes really start to add up. At the least we hope they’re making it to the recycling bin, but what about reusing them? Surely […]