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 


Project of the Week

Pi Camera Describes Image (Charles Channon): https://blog.adafruit.com/2017/01/13/whatisit-smart-camera-piday-raspberrypi-raspberry_pi/


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


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


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

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