January 18, 2017 AUTHOR: Donald Bell CATEGORIES: News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

DIY Camera Explains Your Picture [Maker Update #17]

This week, an artificially intelligent word camera, the launch of the Pi Compute Module 3 and why it’s ok not to care, a goofy walking Arduino bot, a slot-together octopus lamp, a $20 color-matching laptop light, shop tips, battery tips, and where in the world is this week’s Maker Faire? SUBSCRIBE ON YOUTUBE 

SHOW NOTES

Project of the Week

Pi Camera Describes Image (Charles Channon): https://blog.adafruit.com/2017/01/13/whatisit-smart-camera-piday-raspberrypi-raspberry_pi/
https://www.hackster.io/cchannon/raspberry-pi-smart-camera-a8c786?ref=channel&ref_id=425_published___&offset=3

News

Pi Compute Module 3 Launch: https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/compute-module-3-launch/

Projects

Chip-E Robot (Renee L. Glinski): http://makezine.com/projects/chip-e-bipedal-bot/
Laser-Cut Slot Together Octopus Lamp (Caleb Kraft): http://makezine.com/projects/laser-cut-customizeable-octopus-lamp/
Adalight for Circuit Playground (Phil Burgess): https://learn.adafruit.com/adalight-for-circuit-playground/overview

Tools/Tips

Parametric Spring Contacts Battery Box (Franck Fleurey): http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1755397
Snap VCC (Mahesh Venkitachalam): https://hackaday.io/project/6269-snapvcc https://www.crowdsupply.com/electronut-labs/snapvcc
Best Shop Tips of 2016 (Gareth Branwyn): http://makezine.com/2017/01/11/our-top-shop-tips-of-2016/
Kickstarter Make 100: https://www.kickstarter.com/make100
Maker Faires: http://makerfaire.com/map/
January 21 + 22, 2017 Bangkok Mini Maker Faire
Bangkok,Thailand

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