Programming Minecraft, to Infinity and Beyond!

So, Minecraft is looking more and more like a great programming platform, for kids of all ages and old geeks like me. You see, I've been a software hacker for 38 years. By hacker, I mean I'm not a professional [...]

By | 2015-05-07T13:15:11-05:00 May 7th, 2015|Front Page|Comments Off on Programming Minecraft, to Infinity and Beyond!

Getting Started with Microelectronics

The Arduino is a small inexpensive microcontroller that can be used in a wide variety of engineering, arts, and crafts projects. Any project that interfaces or interacts with the physical world can probably benefit from using an Arduino, with sensors, [...]

By | 2015-04-28T15:16:50-05:00 April 28th, 2015|Front Page|Comments Off on Getting Started with Microelectronics

Want to make some community wireless data apps?

One of the drawbacks to starting a project to deploy data collecting apps in the field is the cost of the data plan. You can use a pre paid cell phone SIM card, but what if we got the price [...]

By | 2015-03-19T11:58:34-05:00 March 19th, 2015|Front Page, Tech Tuesday|Comments Off on Want to make some community wireless data apps?

Celebrate Free Hardware

Free as in freedom, as in open and available to be fixed, modified, or completely redesigned. Improved. Open Hardware is a term used to describe physical objects which design is created and shared publicly without restriction, allowing people to modify, improve [...]

By | 2014-03-07T16:22:44-05:00 March 7th, 2014|Information, News|Comments Off on Celebrate Free Hardware