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Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire
June 24, 2012, 8:53 am
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I will be applying to be an exhibit to Pittsburgh’s Mini Maker Faire. I hope you are, too. Here’s

a site that tells you how to make an interactive exhibit

20120624-141639.jpgMore evidence of my hackery, Calcubot Jr. I’m going to have to make measurements soon. Will have to go to school on Belsey’s Instructable.



Calcubot 0.1
June 16, 2012, 11:15 am
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Proof-of-Concept. #counting #calculating No measuring. Needs to be reinforced at bottom or a separate foot track needs to be built. You never forget your first bot.



Diddley Bow Pick-up
June 12, 2012, 6:59 pm
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Spotted at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh at a Kids and Creativity event. I’m going to have to make one of these. According to Christian at the electronics station, the pick-up is made with a magnet, a coil, and, as you can see here, a bottle cap.



Finger-Activated Switch
June 11, 2012, 8:19 pm
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I used an NPN transistor, a resistor, and an LED for a circuit that’s completed with my own conductivity. #counting #calculating