Tagged: Maker


Raspberry Pi FM Radio Transmitter

Seytonic has a video tutorial on how to make an FM radio transmitter from a Raspberry Pi Zero. Any video with soldering in it is alright by me.


What Is a $20 Laptop Good For?

Modern Classic has a video with some ideas about what to do with old electronics. The video also serves as a reminder of how far we’ve come in technology.


Arduino Day 2017

On Saturday, I took the kids to the MoCo Maker Meetup’s Arduino Day in Rockville.   Amazing! We even won the door prize of an Arduino Starter Kit.  Look for that unboxing video on Frank’s World TV!


FarmBot: Fully Automate Your Garden

If you thought the previous post on adding an Arduino and sensors to your garden was overkill, then you haven’t yet met FarmBot.  FarmBot is an open source hardware and software solution to fully automate your garden. The data scientist in me wants to get my hands on all that...


Arduino Garden Controller

Technically speaking, today marks the first day of Spring (in the Northern Hemisphere, at least).  And with Spring comes time to start gardening. As a geek, I want to try sprinkling some IoT magic to help me grow out a garden.  Here’s an interesting video from someone who’s done just...