I had dedicated today to my go through my email inbox… Sometimes it fills up rather rapidly. Especially after last week when I asked for input on my new membership site. So far I’ve read through about 40% of the emails.
These sensors are usually cheap. And really easy to use! An analog sensor is a sensor that gives you a voltage value that represents the measured value. For example 2V could mean 25 degrees celsius from an analog temperature sensor.
On Thursday I got the following email from a customer: Hello, I’m new to your website and I’m very interested in all things you do. I just bought the package for beginner and the robot course. Can I ask you one question…It was about microcontroler and you said something about reading the datasheet to know […]
On Friday I asked you if there was anything you wanted me to build. And I received a lot of suggestions! I still need some time to go through them all, but I will read and consider all of them. I’m “setting up shop” in Colombia.
I’m back in Colombia! Sunburned and happy. After a couple of months in the Nordic countries, it’s so nice with some sun again. Now, I’m putting together a shopping list. So that I can go shopping for more components at a local shop here.
In 2015 I learned a lot: -I gave a lot of electronics workshops -I wrote an electronics book for kids (which will be in all the big stores in a few months) -I wrote several electronics articles for the biggest technology magazine in Norway (Tek.no)
15 years ago, I was sitting in the basement of my parents house. Me and a friend were soldering LEDs. The smell of melted solder was surrounding us, and Eminem’s album “The Marshall Matters LP” was pumping from the speakers. We were really enjoying ourselves.
Per wrote me: “What’s the easiest (cheapest) way to transfer a C program to a chip?” Here’s my reply: It depends on what chip it is. Most microcontrollers require a programmer. This is a little thing you plug into the USB port that makes it possible to program the chip.
When I first saw it, I thought it was a film trick. I’m talking about the BB 8 Droid from the new Star Wars movie. But then my friend Avinash sent me this video: http://youtu.be/zgcmTkGwUSA In the video, there’s a guy who has built the robot at home. He explains how it works and shows […]