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On YouTube: Xiaomi Yeelight Wi Fi Controlled LED Lighting Strip Review & Giveaway

April 6th, 2017 No comments

I’ll definitely be watching for future sales on this WiFi-enabled light string. This would be great for some passive-information delivery projects like commute time, weather updates and more! — Douglas

On YouTube: Xiaomi Yeelight Wi Fi Controlled LED Lighting Strip Review & Giveaway

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On YouTube: 15 Minute Arduino Project: OLED Ammeter INA219

April 4th, 2017 No comments

On YouTube: 15 Minute Arduino Project: OLED Ammeter INA219

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Another Arduino sandwich – this time the INA219 current sensor module, an Arduino Pro Mini and a 128×32 OLED. Part of my 18650 current monitoring project.


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On YouTube: Meaning Behind Camera Movement

April 2nd, 2017 No comments

How you move your camera colors and changes the meaning and emotion of the scene. Are you doing it on purpose or giving your audience accidental misdirection to how they should feel. — Douglas

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On YouTube: Best 3D Printer Under $200 – Tevo Tarantula Full Review

March 31st, 2017 No comments

On YouTube: Best 3D Printer Under $200 - Tevo Tarantula Full Review

It arrived very well packaged with thick protective foam, even the box was unscratched! The building process was enjoyable and is something I highly recommend to anyone as it is a great way to learn more about electronics!

It’s not perfect, it does need a couple of minor modifications. All of which is described in the video. You need a cooling nozzle, spool holder and a reinforced Z-motor mount. Obviously the settings inside your slicer impacts the result as well.

I was happy when I realised the bed could reach high enough temperature in order to print ABS filament. This was great news, as my Anet A8 is not capable of reaching higher than 70°C and ABS requires at least 95°C.

In conclusion the printer is amazing! Not only is the bed remarkable, but it’s way more quiet than my other 3D printers. The quality of the prints was absolutely stunning as well. Because of the bowden extruder it might have a hard time printing with flexible filament, but you will be able to print at very high speeds without compromising quality.

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On YouTube: Punch Brothers: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

March 30th, 2017 No comments

Amazing bluegrass with some classical elements. Fun all around — Douglas

On YouTube: Punch Brothers: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Spoiler alert: The Punch Brothers came to the Tiny Desk on Chris Thile’s birthday. We made him a cake and gave him an NPR surprise! This wasn’t the first time the brilliant mandolinist had brought a project to my desk — it was his fourth. The last time was with his longtime band Nickel Creek, but also with his new braces. So the cake we presented here was inscribed “Brace Yourself Chris Happy Birthday.” He blew out the candles and then, along with this versatile and talented band, rocked our world.

Punch Brothers mixes the worlds of bluegrass, pop and classical. It’s a tough combination to imagine, an even harder one to make work, but this band of fiddler, Gabe Witcher, Noam Pikelny on banjo, guitarist Chris Eldridge and bassist Paul Kowert make the unimaginable contagious and fun. They push boundaries and make music like no one else.

Set List• “My Oh My” 2:04• “Boll Weevil” 6:23• “Magnet” 10:36• “Julep” 14:45

CreditsProducers: Bob Boilen, Maggie Starbard; Audio Engineer: Kevin Wait; Videographers: Morgan McCloy, Nick Michael, Maggie Starbard; Assistant Producer: Carlos Waters; photo by Carlos Waters/NPR

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On YouTube: No-etch circuit boards with your laser printer

March 28th, 2017 No comments

On YouTube: Ninet: Tiny Desk Concert

March 26th, 2017 No comments

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Bob Boilen | March 3, 2017 — Ninet rocked the Tiny Desk in ways rarely seen.

As I watched one of the most famous entertainers in Israel today here at NPR, I flashed back to a 1976 concert I saw by a not-yet-famous Joan Jett. Ninet has that same fierce and honest conviction, is walking that same path that Jett did and poised to find notoriety in this country, which she recently began to call home.

Ninet won me over during a small concert at last year’s SXSW; it was early in the day, but she was fully on fire and intense. She and her potent band have put out five albums and their most recent, Paper Parachute, is the home of the songs she brought to us. It’s filled with a her husky-toned voice and guitar lines straight out of stateside ’70s rock, with a Middle Eastern lean. It’s a winning sound, performed by an unrestrained talent.

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On YouTube: Airmail | Rum & Champagne Cocktail | Barney Toy

March 23rd, 2017 Comments off
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On YouTube: Now, Everyone Can Afford 3D Printing (Monoprice Select Mini Review)

March 22nd, 2017 Comments off

The cheapest price is now around $320 on Amazon, but there might be sales that lower it closer to the $200 mentioned in this video. — Douglas

On YouTube: Now, Everyone Can Afford 3D Printing (Monoprice Select Mini Review)

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I’m a little late to the 3D printing game, but I finally get it. For $200 , the Monoprice Mini Select is a no brainier for anyone who’s curious about 3D printing. It’s an extremely capable machine with a small footprint. Best of all it comes pre-assembled ready to print, right out of the box.  No this video was not sponsored in any way. I just really like this printer 🙂

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On YouTube: The basics of BASIC, the programming language of the 1980s.

March 21st, 2017 Comments off

This was the state of the computer world when I first gained access to a computer full time. So much has happened since. — Douglas

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