I like the way that our fruits and vegetables have their own places on the calendar. It is late June and the Santa Rosa plums are ready to be picked. They are still a little sour but they will ripen quickly and begin falling off the tree. Or the birds will begin to peck away […]
It’s been over four months since I’ve posted here. The way I say it reminds me of confession. I walked around Pillow Road over Memorial Day, noting how things were shaping up as we move from spring to summer. One thing that stood out was our walnut tree. When we moved to Pillow […]
Manufacturers were quick to support Google’s new Eddystone beacon standard, but in the rush to support it, some manufacturers are ignoring basic security. Read more on MAKE The post Beware the Hackable Google Beacons Made by Estimote appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.
A couple months back, Cynthia and Flavio were very frustrated. As a matter of fact, they were about ready to give up. A key element of their “Papapa Party Shirt” (a shirt that will blink to the beat of the music) was a light organ kit, but it was incredibly glitchy and the [...]
Welcome back to our ongoing series highlighting “What’s Happening” at our Maker VISTA sites. Each monthly post will quickly introduce what our subsites have been up to during the past month (or two!), and include a link for more information. Maker VISTA is dedicated to eradicating poverty and supports Maker Ed’s mission for all youth […]