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┬árecursive 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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