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Infographic: From 3D printing to Star Trek

The folks at BestComputerScienceSchools have put together an informative infographic that details the rapidly evolving 3D industry.

“On the original Star Trek TV series from the 1960s, they had their fictional replicator technology that materialized food, drink and non-edible objects. 191 more words


An elegant AVR holocron for a more civilized age

A holocron, short for holographic chronicle, is defined by Wookiepedia as an organic crystal-lattice device used to store large quantities of data guarded by the device’s gatekeeper.
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This geiger counter is powered by Adafruit & Atmel

The Geiger–Müller counter, also known as a Geiger counter, is an instrument used for measuring ionizing radiation. According to Wikipedia, the device detects radiation such as alpha particles, beta particles and gamma rays using the ionization produced in a Geiger–Müller tube. 280 more words


Building a city of the future with Arduino

Writing for Wired UK, Liat Clark describes the recently held Playable Cities competition between British and Brazilian digital artists.

“The scheme was launched in January, when a Brazilian cohort came to Watershed’s Pervasive Media Studio in Bristol to explore the concept of a future city that is not just smart and efficient, but fun to live in,” writes Clark. 420 more words


Video: Atmega328p MCU drives LINBUS signal injector

Zapta has created a LINBUS signal injector powered by Atmel’s Atmega328p microcontroller (MCU) to simulate an automatic “Sport Mode” button press in his vehicle.

Essentially, the Atmel-powered signal injector connects on a LIN Bus between the master and slave – observing and manipulating the data flowing on the line. 

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Misura velocità di un motore DC

Di seguito è riportato un metodo per misurare la velocità di un motore in corrente continua, alimentato a velocità variabile.


Il motore è una ventola per pc con encoder di tipo magnetico. 629 more words