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The UpcycleIt Design Challenge Challengers was announced on Mar 23rd.   During my challenges, I always found it useful to have a calendar of sorts as a gentle reminder.   Announced 23-Mar Closes 04-Jun Intro Blog 1 Blog 2 Blog 3 Blog 4 Blog 5 Blog 6 Blog 7 Blog 8 Blog 9 Blog 10 Summary 23-Mar 30-Mar 06-Apr 13-Apr 20-Apr 27-Apr 04-May 11-May 18-May 25-May 01-Jun 04-Jun   By my calculation we're now at week 3 (give or take a day depending on what time zone y ...
Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week seven of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge which puts us about half way through, and our challengers have been working hard with new updates to several projects. I apologize for the late posting, but bad weather here in SC has caused mass power outages, and unfortunately I have been suffering  through them. That is beside the point though as there have been a lot of go ...
Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week five of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge. It looks like more of the missing kits are beginning to show up, so we should see more updates this coming week! Safe & Sound Design Challenge  Featured as the first design challenge of 2017, the Safe & Sound Wearables challenge tasks its participants to conceive and build a 'safe and sound’ wearable that protect ...
Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week five of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge, and this week also marks the return of my project summary series. There have been a lot of good project updates over the last week, so let's just jump into it! Safe & Sound Design Challenge  Featured as the first design challenge of 2017, the Safe & Sound Wearables challenge tasks its participants to conceive and buil ...
Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week four of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge, and things are starting to heat up. We have a lot to cover this week so let’s just jump straight into it.   Safe & Sound Design Challenge  Featured as the first design challenge of 2017, the Safe & Sound Wearables challenge tasks its participants to conceive and build a 'safe and sound’ wearable that ...
Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14! It’s week three of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge, and several of the challenger’s projects are making great progress, while the others are still getting started.   In other design challenge news, we have officially closed the application process to enter into the Upcycle It Design Challenge, and the Element14 staff is working hard reading through each entry. So stay t ...
  Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14!  We have officially wrapped up the first week of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge, things are already off to a great start. Before we jump into this week's updates, I want to remind everyone that we are currently accepting project applications for the Upcycle It Design Challenge with Intel Edison. The application process closes on March 3rd at 23:59 GMT, so you still have some ...
  Welcome to another installment in the Design Challenge Weekly Summary series here at Element14!  We have officially wrapped up the first week of the Safe and Sound Wearables Design Challenge, things are already off to a great start. Before we jump into this week's updates, I want to remind everyone that we are currently accepting project applications for the Upcycle It Design Challenge with Intel Edison. The application process closes on March 3rd at 23:59 GMT, so you still have som ...
  It’s finally here folks! It’s been some time since I last wrote a weekly summary post for the design challenge series here at Element14, but today marks the kick off of the 2017 design challenge season. Over the last couple of months community members have been submitting their project ideas for the Safe & Sound Wearables Design Challenge, and today the design challenge crew have officially announced the projects that have been chosen! I have had the opportunity to read o ...
Also read: Member of the Year Awards   The Design Challenge series here at Element14 is one of my favorite sections of the whole community, and I am unsure if that will ever change. I spend a good portion of my week browsing through many of the sections here, but I definitely spend the most time in the Design Challenge section. I have spent 2016 covering the challenges every week, and summarizing the progress from each challenger, and this means that I have read through every update that w ...
Welcome to a new series I am calling The Design Challenge Project Summaries: My Favorites. Over the next few weeks I will be reviewing some of my favorite projects from Design Challenges of the past. The article format will be slightly different than my traditional project summary post, and will not follow a strict chronological recap of the projects I feature here. Instead, I will highlight several of the best post from that project, and will offer my commentary on why I felt that the article&# ...
Welcome to a new series I am calling The Design Challenge Project Summaries: My Favorites. Over the next few weeks I will be reviewing some of my favorite projects from Design Challenges of the past. The article format will be slightly different than my traditional project summary post, and will not follow a strict chronological recap of the projects I feature here. Instead, I will highlight several of the best post from that project, and will offer my commentary on why I felt that the article&# ...
Welcome to a new series I am calling The Design Challenge Project Summaries: My Favorites. Over the next few weeks I will be reviewing some of my favorite projects from Design Challenges of the past. The article format will be slightly different than my traditional project summary post, and will not follow a strict chronological recap of the projects I feature here. Instead, I will highlight several of the best post from that project, and will offer my commentary on why I felt that the article&# ...
Welcome to a new series I am calling The Design Challenge Project Summaries: My Favorites. Over the next few weeks I will be reviewing some of my favorite projects from Design Challenges of the past. The article format will be slightly different than my traditional project summary post, and will not follow a strict chronological recap of the projects I feature here. Instead, I will highlight several of the best post from that project, and will offer my commentary on why I felt that the article&# ...
  Welcome to a new series I am calling The Design Challenge Project Summaries: My Favorites. Over the next few weeks I will be reviewing some of my favorite projects from Design Challenges of the past. The article format will be slightly different than my traditional project summary post, and will not follow a strict chronological recap of the projects I feature here. Instead, I will highlight several of the best post from that project, and will offer my commentary on why I felt that the a ...