Digital bartender. Arduino project for adult beginners in electronics. Part 1

I have a lot of friends. Young men, middle-aged men and of course ladies of all ages. Probably all. It is difficult to determine the age of the modern woman. Yes, and not very desirable.

So. The children of my friends and acquaintances to the best of their ability, I take electronics. Build little robots, beetles, fireflies of all sorts, and even lightsabers. Children almost always work and of course, they run to brag about animated electronics parents. And so over and over again. But one day one of my friends, looking for another surge of pride in his daughter says – I want to delve into this electronics and programming, and maybe even something to solder. No question. Let me show you how to build a robot on a wheeled platform. Will travel along the strip on the floor. Or game will do, Python for example, or just pomogaem LEDs, or … went Through many examples. It turns out if for beginners, all some baby, if not for children, it is absolutely not for beginners. Something is wrong! Need lessons for BEGINNERS, ADULTS electronics. Let it be – digital bartender or a machine for mixing cocktails.
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Walk on the edge of a skyscraper

Original taken from masterok in Walk on the edge of a skyscraper


Very long been considered in detail in the Skyscrapers of Shanghai: Jin Mao tower (Jin Mao), and today read the news that there have discovered an unusual viewpoint. There are no handrails, fences, fences. You can literally walk on the edge of a skyscraper.
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[Translation] Details about the platform Genuino 101

If you are developing for the Internet of things, it is very important to choose a platform that best meet the needs of the project. In order to do this, you need to know about the capabilities and features of different platforms. Today we’ll reveal some important details about the Board Genuino 101. First compare it with the Arduino UNO, setting, thus, the starting point for the analysis of possibilities of Genuino 101. And then take a closer look at the features Genuino 101.

Compare Genuino 101 and Arduino UNO

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[Translation] Details about the platform Genuino 101

If you are developing for the Internet of things, it is very important to choose a platform that best meet the needs of the project. In order to do this, you need to know about the capabilities and features of different platforms. Today we’ll reveal some important details about the Board Genuino 101. First compare it with the Arduino UNO, setting, thus, the starting point for the analysis of possibilities of Genuino 101. And then take a closer look at the features Genuino 101.

Compare Genuino 101 and Arduino UNO

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SpaceX needed two extra platforms for the simultaneous landing of three return steps

The company Elon musk SpaceX has successfully carried out another launch of the Falcon 9 rocket and without problems put return the first stage to dry land. This is the second in the history of the company’s landing stage on solid ground, not on the marine platform. Apparently, the process of landing return stairs SpaceX more-or-less debugged. And management now confronts a new goal: to plant three returned to the stage almost simultaneously.
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SpaceX needed two extra platforms for the simultaneous landing of three return steps

The company Elon musk SpaceX has successfully carried out another launch of the Falcon 9 rocket and without problems put return the first stage to dry land. This is the second in the history of the company’s landing stage on solid ground, not on the marine platform. Apparently, the process of landing return stairs SpaceX more-or-less debugged. And management now confronts a new goal: to plant three returned to the stage almost simultaneously.
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DJI and Hasselblad introduced the first joint a platform for professional aerial photography

In October 2015, it was announced that the strategic cooperation between the world leader in the production of multicopters, DJI Chinese concern and iconic photography brand Hasselblad, in which DJI almost immediately bought out Hasselblad minority stake. And now, after almost a year of informational silence pressluzhby companies announced the creation of the first of its kind, combines a fully integrated flying platforms for aerial photography the high-end on the basis of the previously announced drone DJI MATRICE 600 (M600 DJI) and medium format camera Hasselblad A5D.


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“Civilization” turns 25 years old-33 million copies of the game sold 1 billion game hours, 66 versions of the game

This post from the “feel old”. Quite unexpectedly the famous strategy of “Civilization” was 25 years old. Since its release in 1991 it’s been a quarter of a century, and now the toy is one of the cultural artifacts of game design, something that is recognizable by almost all.
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Right click relay: switching powerful loads

Hi, Geektimes!

Control a high-power loads is quite a popular topic among people, one way or another regarding home automation, and in General, regardless of platform, be it Arduino, Rapsberry Pi, Unwired One or the other platform, turn-off her some heater, boiler or ducted fan sooner or later.
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[Translation] Chrome for iOS is now even faster and safer

Hi, GT! iOS was never much of an open platform, however, we try to provide users of Apple’s OSes access to all of our key products and constantly improve them. One such product, of course, is Google Chrome.



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