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Posted by dougw Top Member Oct 25, 2016
  #ShareTheScare this Halloween Visit our Halloween space and find out how to win one of two Cel Robox 3D Printers. There are two ways to win: Build and document your past or present Halloween projects. Tweet your best engineering spook with #ShareTheScare. Share your Project and Win #ShareTheScare Competition The Ben Heck Show Episodes   This is an entry in the BOO! Pi Costume Contest: Enter to Win a Raspberry Pi 3 & Sense HAT for FREE in our 'BOO! Pi Costume Contest' Th ...


Posted by dougw Top Member Oct 18, 2016
I just got back from spending some time in cottage country ... decompressing. Not watching TV or computer screens, just hiking, canoeing and wading through 4 real paper books. I did make a new friend though, and thought I would give her a little air time on my blog so all readers can have a few moments of unexpected respite from immersion in tech talk: Brandi the chipmunk here. A few days ago I came across a gigantic scary monster about one thousand times bigger than me. My network had rumors ...
Project Background This is my second project with a BBC micro:bit. Normally I wouldn't apply for 2 projects with the same device but in this case the first road test got derailed by delays in releasing the micro:bit. Nine months after “winning” the first road test the device still had not shipped and there was no information about the status of the road test. It looked like they were re-issuing the road test as a big ideas challenge and since I had designed some circuit cards for the ...