Ian Buckley

Ian Buckley is a writer, musician, and perpetual tinkerer. Commonly found surrounded by hobby electrical components, he's also a keen programmer and likes to build crazy-sounding instruments with microcontrollers. In addition to Electromaker, Ian writes over at MakeUseOf and has bylines at the likes of Online Tech Tips as well as Help Desk Geek.

An Interview with Koja Kugler of the One Love Machine Band at Maker Faire Rome

An Interview with Koja Kugler of the One Love Machine Band at Maker Faire Rome

The mind behind the clank and bang of the most metal robot band you'll ever see.
Brillo the Robot Bartender Chats and Pours

Brillo the Robot Bartender Chats and Pours

An impressive robotic bartender who'll read the room.
Maker Faire Rome 2022 Round Up - Part 2

Maker Faire Rome 2022 Round Up - Part 2

Robot bands, New Arduino Kits, and Innovation at Maker Faire Rome 2022!
Medere is Bringing Affordable Custom Orthotics to All

Medere is Bringing Affordable Custom Orthotics to All

This Italian startup uses technology to make foot support accessible and globally available.
Maker Faire Rome 2022 Round Up - Part 1

Maker Faire Rome 2022 Round Up - Part 1

Huge installation art, new board launches, robot football, Maker Faire Rome has much to amaze!
ST's Head Tracking Cap Brings AI powered sensors to the Metaverse

ST's Head Tracking Cap Brings AI powered sensors to the Metaverse

Small-scale body trackers are going to be central to future VR experiences
An Interview with Raspberry Pi at Maker Faire Rome 2022

An Interview with Raspberry Pi at Maker Faire Rome 2022

They had a lightsaber. Enough said!
Arduino Cofounder Massimo Banzi on the Newly Announced DIY Arduino Kit

Arduino Cofounder Massimo Banzi on the Newly Announced DIY Arduino Kit

We spoke with Massimo about the newlly announced DIY kit at Maker Faire Rome
Formula DT is Changing Plastic Recycling for the Better

Formula DT is Changing Plastic Recycling for the Better

We stopped by the Re.P.E.T stand at Maker Faire Rome to find out more.
Melopero Launches Cookie RP2040 board at Maker Faire Rome 2022

Melopero Launches Cookie RP2040 board at Maker Faire Rome 2022

We chatted with the Melopero team about their new Maker board released today!
How Could Chess Cheating Actually Work?

How Could Chess Cheating Actually Work?

The Chess world is in shambles with cheating allegations, but how could you cheat?
The Arduino IDE Version 2 is out of Beta!

The Arduino IDE Version 2 is out of Beta!

It's been half a month, and here are all the changes we love.
Electromaker of the Month - August Winners

Electromaker of the Month - August Winners

August may be a holiday to some, but our community has been busy busy busy!
Single Board Computers vs. Mini-PCs: Which Is Best?

Single Board Computers vs. Mini-PCs: Which Is Best?

An old argument against higher-end single board computers is their price compared to Mini-Pcs and NUCs. Which should you choose?
LattePanda 3 Delta Review: Does Price/Performance Physical Computing Get Better Than This?

LattePanda 3 Delta Review: Does Price/Performance Physical Computing Get Better Than This?

We took LattaPanda's budget x86 SBC for a spin, and were thoroughly impressed.
The PicoStepSeq Brings Retro Aesthetics to a 3D Printed MIDI Sequencer

The PicoStepSeq Brings Retro Aesthetics to a 3D Printed MIDI Sequencer

The LED switches! The nostalgia! It's smart too.
CircuitPython Day is this Friday

CircuitPython Day is this Friday

Join other Python on Microcontrollerheads on August 19, 2022 for all things CircuitPython!
The LattePanda 3 Delta is an absurdly powerful x86 SBC

The LattePanda 3 Delta is an absurdly powerful x86 SBC

It retains its tiny form factor too!