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Donald Bell Maker Update Episode 31: Rolling the Dice

2/6/2020 | By Maker.io Staff

This week on Maker Update, smart dice, a combining of the bits, demonstrating algorithms, a sequin clock, SVG emojis, and the end of Particle Mesh.

++Show Notes [Maker Update #160]++

-=Project of the Week=-

Pixels Dice by Jean Simonet

https://hackaday.io/project/28377-electronic-dice

https://www.pixels-dice.com/

-=News=-

Particle Discontinues Mesh Networking Boards

https://blog.particle.io/2020/01/28/mesh-deprecation/

https://hackaday.com/2020/01/30/this-is-it-for-the-particle-mesh-network/

Sphero littleBits will have a micro:bit bit this spring!

https://blog.adafruit.com/2020/01/27/breaking-news-sphero-littlebits-will-have-a-microbit-bit-this-spring-bett_show-bett2020-littlebits-sphero-microbit_edu-microbit/

-=More Projects=-

The Algorithm Machine By Sam Guyer

https://www.instructables.com/id/The-Algorithm-Machine/

Sequino by ekaggrat singh kalsi

https://hackaday.io/project/169664-sequino

-=Tools/Tips=-

Maker Update Adafruit Edition

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqdcXvi5GDQ

Adam Savage's Very First Vacuum Forming Project!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__kZC06KbTU

SVG Emoji files from Twitter

https://twemoji.twitter.com/

Sketch to Functional Prototype by Eric Strebel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnLTS6vjkoY

Best Cordless Circular Saw by Derek "Deek" Diedricksen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UE1RhhjBryQ

Gareth's Tips, Tools, and Shop Tales - Issue #33

https://www.getrevue.co/profile/garethbranwyn/issues/gareth-s-tips-tools-and-shop-tales-issue-33-222828

3D printer essential maintenance guide by Teaching Tech

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAafiApJs9A

-=Digi-Key Spotlight=-

Intro to TensorFlow Lite Part 1: Wake Word Feature Extraction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fn7pj7Dutc

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