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Raspberry Pi Zero- $5 Computer Released ?>

Raspberry Pi Zero- $5 Computer Released

The smallest Raspberry Pi computer– the Pi Zero has now officially been released.    This tiny Linux based computer includes a 1 GHz processor with 512 mb of RAM on board. The Raspberry Pi Foundation had been shaking up the industry for several years with the various models of the Pi, but this one promises to be a true game changer.  The price and size of the Zero open the possibilities even wider for the world of inventors, hackers and…

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Fully Automated Cat Feeding with RFID! ?>

Fully Automated Cat Feeding with RFID!

Member of the community Ken sent in his amazing cat feeding station project.  Taking existing commercially available components he was able to fully police his cats eating habits.  Check Ken out on Twitter HERE. From Ken: We have two cats, Gypsy and George. Gypsy likes to over-eat which means that George does not always get as much as he should (Life is never easy with pets). Our solution was to build two cat feeding stations. I was able to get two…

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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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You are the reason I love what I do! ?>

You are the reason I love what I do!

Monday I went live on Persicope to talk about a few things that have been on my mind a lot lately. I want to share with you some of my favorite YouTube channels from some really great people! Here is the replay of the live Periscope show: Channels I like for inspiration: Gary Vee: Tim: Evan: TED: Some standards for everything Maker, electronics and otherwise “hobby-ish”: Dave Jones: Adafruit: Hackaday: Hacksmith: AvE FliteTest: BMSWEB: Spoktra50: TinkerNut: Dave: A bunch more…

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Extras Video Series for MKme Supporters ?>

Extras Video Series for MKme Supporters

For those not aware I started a videos series for all mkme.org supporters. Each week I try to show some behind the scenes footage, interesting projects or other random topics. If you would like to have access to these videos you only need to visit my Patreon page and place a pledge of support: https://www.patreon.com/EricWilliam You can pledge as little as $1. If everyone threw one dollar in the hat- imagine the difference we could make, projects we could do…

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