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MKME TV is LIVE 24/7! ?>

MKME TV is LIVE 24/7!

For some time now I have been working to lay the groundwork for our own networks and community collaboration tools. One piece of that I had planned was our own TV network for broadcasting our content live 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Back in May I set up the MKME Live YouTube channel (separate from the MKME Lab and MKME Media channels).  This week I finally had enough funds to purchase the PC hardware needed to get…

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Community Update ?>

Community Update

I thought it time for a quick update and share some things going on with the YouTube channel and MKME Community lately. The last few months have been extremely busy. A lot has gone on in the “background” and I’m excited to say that the next few months should bring more updates, announcements, new initiates and video development than any time in the history of the MKME community. Sometime in late Q3/early Q4 2016 you will see this work start…

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First look at the new Intel Arduino 101 Board ?>

First look at the new Intel Arduino 101 Board

Recently the PR firm for Intel reached out to me and asked if I would have a look at the new Arduino 101 board. I agreed and decided to make a YouTube video on the topic.  Basically the 101 is the same form factor as the Arduino UNO board but with far better specs. Here is the video overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v61hdn_zdR0&ab_channel=MKmeLab So my thoughts on the board: I’ll be honest in that I have never liked the UNO form at all….

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New Electronics Parts- Mailbag Videos ?>

New Electronics Parts- Mailbag Videos

A pile of electronics goodies arrived in the MKme shop recently.  These components will be used in ongoing projects as well as some new projects you can expect to see on the YouTube channel. Thanks to Gearbest for the Raspberry Pi Goodies.  All these parts are already committed to various projects.  Too many are laying incomplete on the workshop shelves We also got some goodies from Banngood as well.  This new robot platform will be develop alongside the existing Arduino…

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Trip to Hackaday #SuperCon- Vlog ?>

Trip to Hackaday #SuperCon- Vlog

A while back I decided to make some Vlog videos for the channel in an attempt to get better at video making and editing.  Last weekend I made a trip to the Hackaday Super Conference in San Francisco so I took a pile of video throughout in hopes of making some Vlog coverage. This is the first Vlog of the weekend on my way to the SuperCon and the party at the Supplyframe office on Friday night. I hope you enjoy…

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Hackaday Prize- Supercon 2015 ?>

Hackaday Prize- Supercon 2015

This weekend at Dogpatch Studios in San Francisco the Hackaday Superconference attracted many people from all over the world (including me). I was fortunate enough to have my Gas Sensor for Emergency Workers included in the top 10 finalists for the 2015 Hackaday Prize.  On Saturday night we all eagerly awaited the final announcement of the 2015 Hackaday Prize winners. Here is the recap of the 2015 finalists in video form from Hackaday:   My entry placed fourth overall which…

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Atmel Interviews Eric on the Gas Sensor for Emergency Workers ?>

Atmel Interviews Eric on the Gas Sensor for Emergency Workers

Atmel recently published a full one on one interview with Eric from mkme.org on the Gas Sensor for Emergency Workers Atmel states: “Confined spaces can be a dangerous part of rescue work, especially for miners and firemen. Not only do they have to worry about walls caving in and trapping people, but hazardous gasses. And while there are several expensive robotic devices out there that can take gas sensors deep into these tight areas ahead of rescuers, Eric William has…

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