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Author Archives: Mario
What do you do when you want to hang your stockings up on the fireplace but you don’t have one? The answer is simple, you build one! This is what was asked of me by my sister as she wanted … Continue reading
*This is a followup to my Write String to Arduino EEPROM article.* As it goes, sometimes you find one thing when looking for another. In this case, I was doing some research on a project I’m planing to make in … Continue reading
Recently I have wanted to start keeping better track of my finances. To do this I started using a personal financing software called HomeBank to keep track of my spending. Virtually all of my different financial accounts offer ways in … Continue reading
The Arc Reactor is (in my opinion) one of the coolest pieces of Sifi tech to come out of the comics / movies ever. Not only is it a useful device for powering things like armed suits, it also just … Continue reading
Another year and another wonderful time at World Maker Faire! This year marks the sixth year for this annual event and my third year of attendance. Still, even with two prior years of experience coming to this show I am still … Continue reading
While I was in the process of programming a simple robot (One day I’ll write that up), I started working on an easy way to use the mills function to help perform tasks at different times. The concept is taken … Continue reading
Not long ago, Adafruit released there I2C FRAM breakout board. This board offers 32 kbytes (256 Kbits) of storage space and the ability to be read/written to ten trillion times. That is a lot of cycles and much more then … Continue reading
Updated 4/10/16: Changed read_StringEE function with improved code Follow up article HERE! I have been working on a project, the same project from my Using an Arduino with C# post. Besides needing to send commands and settings to my Arduino … Continue reading
I need to start this off by saying that 3D printers are some of the coolest things ever thought up. I have been a huge fan of desktop printers and have watched them grow since around the time the first … Continue reading