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Air Hockey Robot a 3D printer hack

Air Hockey Robot a 3D printer hack

Ciencia y cacharreo: New Project: Air Hockey Robot a 3D printer hack.

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0 commentsFebruary 10, 2014 at 11:13 am3D Printing Projects

A New Take on the Classic Electronics Kit

A New Take on the Classic Electronics Kit

Awesome kit and component super emporium, Sparkfun, have resurrected those great electronic kits. I had one of these and used to enjoy putting together all kinds of cool circuits. This is a great way to make one with your kid, then make a bunch of circuits to understand basic electronics. […]

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0 commentsJanuary 16, 2014 at 10:14 amProjects Retro

Kinecticate: Kinect-powered Email

Kinecticate: Kinect-powered Email

  My mom has lived with aphasia ever since she suffered a serious stroke twelve years ago. In the meantime, there’s been a revolution in communication – powered by social media. Like a lot of people, I use the phone less. One of my areas of interest has been bridging […]

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15 commentsSeptember 6, 2012 at 4:14 pmMake Projects Tech

Iconicate v 1.0 – Arduino Powered Assistive Communication

Iconicate v 1.0 – Arduino Powered Assistive Communication

Most of us have far more ways to communicate with our friends and loved ones than we need. But there’s group of people who, due to disability, illness, injury, or other another reason, cannot easily use keyboards; simply typing in a username and a password in a web browser is […]

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0 commentsAugust 16, 2012 at 11:21 amProjects

Foldable Pop-Up Paper House

Foldable Pop-Up Paper House

Designer Katherine Belsey has created this two story, eight room, totally foldable toy house – complete with a variety of papercraft furnishings. She offers several different ways to buy the templates for the rooms – from single rooms “a la carte” to an entire book with the complete plans for […]

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0 commentsFebruary 8, 2011 at 9:03 pmProjects

Simple Sight Words Android App

Simple Sight Words Android App

With the help of Google’s App Inventor for Android, I have created a really useful and totally bare bones app to help my Kindergarten-aged daughter with her “sight words”.  I took the “Primer” words from the Dolch Word List and made this easy app that displayed one randomly after pressing […]

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8 commentsNovember 29, 2010 at 9:49 pmProjects

My First App – Made in Fifteen Minutes

My First App – Made in Fifteen Minutes

That’s a screen shot of my first App. A little thing I’m calling KidsGiggle. Pushing the picture plays a short recording of them laughing.  What’s cool is that it took me – a noob with zero programming experience – about fifteen minutes to make. I made it with Google Lab’s […]

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0 commentsOctober 17, 2010 at 9:33 pmProjects