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An Arduino MPPT solar charger shield

This Maker decided to build his own MPPT (maximum point of power tracking) charge controller.

Lukas was asked by a friend for help on a solar project. 215 more words



The Leslieville Flea Online

The newest of the bunch, The Leslieville Flea has launched an online store, which is exciting news for avid antique fans who don’t have a car or the time to make it to the popular Sunday market. 700 more words


The world's tiniest RGB LED cube

This 4x4x4 cube measures only 2cm on each side.

If you read Atmel’s blog, chances are that you’ve seen a programmable LED cube. Given the amount of soldering involved, adequate space between each light would seem like a necessity. 197 more words


The Gift of Making Things

One of the greatest gifts in my life has been learning how to make things.  My mother is a beautiful seamstress. My friend Jenny Bevill… 127 more words

Gifts: Stories And Meaning

POC21 Offspring

POC21 projects Faircap and Sunzilla and Showerloop have had a baby: a solar-powered water-purification plant that fits in a backpack and can filter enough water for 100 people. 9 more words


Ann Hamilton

Ann Hamilton @ On Being

If you are interesting in hearing a beautiful interview about art, making, makers and “lap arts” I think that you’ll enjoy Ann Hamilton’s interview from On Being. 451 more words


Meet Your (Inner) Maker

Yesterday I fell down a rabbit hole of old blog entries from my past, and noticed a distinct pattern (to be fair, myself from 4 years ago noticed it, and I just confirmed it remains true): my unemployed (or underemployed) self is an unstoppable creative force to be reckoned with. 807 more words