Make: Live – Social Status Tracker

Keep up-to-date on your number of followers and subscribers across all of your social media channels in this one, convenient place! This project makes use of an ESP8266-powered microcontroller to scrape the internet for all your social media feeds and displays them on a series…

Maker Update: Wearable Ouija

This week on Maker Update, building your own lightsaber, a wearable Ouija board, 3D printed earrings, Snoopy gliders, an ultraviolet marble machine, pop-rivets, screw threads on 3D prints, Google’s AIY USB stick, and a look at different types of cable wrap. Keep Maker Update independent!…

Le PicBois: Segmented Mug

Pat Lap of Le PicBois builds and turns down this beautiful wooden sleeve for a travel coffee mug kit. More from Le PicBois: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcM_SykaFqrxVnq52MjI6UA ———————————————————— Visit us on the web! http://www.makezine.com Go to a Maker Faire! http://www.makerfaire.com Subscribe to the Magazine! http://www.makezine.com/subscribe Twitch.TV: http://www.twitch.tv/make/profile Follow…

Make: Live Skillbuilder – ESP8266

We’re going to dive pretty deeply into the utility of the ESP8266 WiFi board – how to use it with existing microcontrollers, how to program it as a standalone microcontroller, Some of the current offerings of breakout boards, and then demonstrate some IoT applications with…

Maker Update: Thumbstick Steering Wheel

This week on Maker Update, a steering wheel for your Xbox controller, a new tax on filament, Adafruit reinvents the MEGA, two new 3D printed r/c boat designs, robot operation, a LEGO battery pack, a project board for Halloween, and drilling at a right-angle. β˜…Buy…

Maker Update: Split-Flap Forecast

This week on Maker Update, a laser cut split flap weather station, a hacker-improved insulin pump, TensorFlow machine learning comes to the Raspberry Pi, Barbie eats sushi, a neon sign from LEDs, an orbital lab shaker, a googly gear monster, velocity painting, wet sanding, braising,…