Microcontrollers – Introductions and Projects

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 28 Dec 2017 7:00 PM We will join the Rockville Science center in offering a monthly topic on Microcontrollers. This is a great place to bring your projects involving Arduinos, Pi’s, Beagles, and other boards. This is for Novice or Advanced users. Learn to program, get help with debugging, or…

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Fractals – Art Lab & Open Project Time

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 07 Dec 2017 7:00 PM With so much information and misinformation, it’s important to remain fractual! Come out to a night of learning to make fractals. Bring Your Laptop! We will dip our toes into some interesting art work, and ponder the recursive nature of us pondering our recursive nature of…

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GPS for DIY Projects

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 16 Nov 2017 7:00 PM In this lecture we will learn how to grab a variety of sensor data from an old Android phone, including GPS. The concepts in this talk will be relevant, even if you are interested in a stand-alone GPS module, like this one: https://www.adafruit.com/product/746 Using GPS…

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Preparing for a Kickstarter – Talk & Open Lab

View On Meetup.com Date Friday, 03 Nov 2017 7:30 PM What are the initial steps in launching a Kickstarter? The bulk of the work should happen prior to launch. But how do you give your message a best-shot? Come find out, as we discuss a real case in point, through the community developed Fipsy FPGA…

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Terrifying Jack-O’-Lanterns with Raspberry Pi – Talk & Open Lab

View On Meetup.com Date Friday, 27 Oct 2017 7:30 PM Be prepared for some ghoulish fun, with software, LEDs and some Maker fun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIv8H7WPfQw We will work on the above project, which blinks LEDs and plays creepy Halloween music, and can sit inside a Jack-O’-Lantern. We are following these build Guides: https://www.element14.com/community/community/raspberry-pi/blog/2012/10/18/pumpkin-pi-project-for-halloween https://www.element14.com/community/community/raspberry-pi/blog/2012/10/25/a-second-helping-of-pumpkin-pi To get…

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