Do you have a non-profit project that you’d like to build? For example for a competition or a school project? Now you can get free printed circuit boards for your project. A printed circuit board, or a PCB, is a board specifically designed for your project. And it makes it much easier to create projects […]
I started this blog in 2012 with the idea of being able to do what I love (electronics) while traveling.
Since then, I've traveled and lived all over the world. I've been to Mexico, Colombia, the US, Australia, China, Fiji, Germany, Singapore ++. And you can read about (or see videos) of these experiences here.
In this section, you can find articles related to my travels and the lifestyle of being a maker.
Many people ask me how to get a job in electronics. Here’s my advice: If you want a job in electronics, show them that you love electronics. I’ve previously gotten a job as a Python programming teacher without knowing Python. And I’m convinced it was because I showed them that I loved programming (which I […]
What do you buy for Christmas for someone who’s interested in electronics? Check out these Christmas gift ideas and get the shopping over with. Last year I received three boxes with a lot of resistors and capacitors from my family. And I absolutely loved it! I guess a box of resistors and capacitors isn’t everyone’s […]
Joe Grand AKA kingpin, also know from the TV show “Prototype This!” is writing the foreword for my upcoming book Electronics For Kids: Working on the foreword for @oyvdahl's most excellent Electronics for Kids book coming soon from @nostarch. What a great honor! — Joe Grand (@joegrand) March 11, 2016 It’s an honor to have […]
SexyCyborg is an electronics geek out of the ordinary. I’m guessing you wouldn’t suspect her to be into building electronics if you saw her at a pool party. But she is. Recently she posted some pictures of her DIY Underlit LED (Hikaru) Skirt. And that caught my attention. Not because I’m a guy, and that’s […]
This is a guest post from Julio Cesar Torres. He sent a balloon to space after learning about electronics! Read his captivating story below: When I was a kid, I was always eager for Sunday morning, just waiting for the time to watch Carl Sagan’s “Cosmos” on TV. Back then, my couch turned into a […]