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Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition 2019 Call to Makers

Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition 2019 hits Rome, Italy on Oct. 18-20, 2019. There's a current call to makers in the hopes of incorporating art with science and tech.

Maker Faire Lays Off its Entire Staff and Ceases Operations

Maker Faire and Maker Media, plagued by financial issues, has shuttered its doors and ceased operations.

5 Best Arduino Projects for Beginners

If you're getting started with the Arduino, it can be pretty intimidating. Simplify the process with the 5 best Arduino projects for beginners, from blinking LEDs and creating smart home tech!

Learn Robotics With Raspberry Pi Review (Book Review)

Here's our book review of Matt Timmons-Brown's "Learn Robotics with Raspberry Pi" book! Find out how to build and code your own robotics projects.

Meet a maker Podcast Episode 3: Clare Mason aka Clarissa of Make and Fake

Clare Mason, aka Clarissa of Make it and Fake It acclaim, sat down with Electromaker.io to talk STEM, women in tech, maker communities, and more!

Kitronik : All-in-one Robotics Board for BBC micro:bit

There are lots of robot platforms on the market. Many cater for the beginner, and some cater for the advanced maker. But what about those of us in between? We want a board that will enable us to create sophisticated robots, but we also need a little help.

Meet a Maker Episode 2: Amie DD

Welcome to the Electromaker.io Meet a Maker podcast! In Meet a Maker episode 2, your host Moe Long sits down with maker, magical unicorn software engineer, and cosplayer Amie DD (Amie Double D) to talk maker spaces, movies, LEGOs, and more!

We get hands-on with the new Sony Spresense board

At Makerfaire Rome we were lucky enough to get hands-on with Sony’s latest entry into the maker community.

Best Holiday Gifts for Makers and DIYers 2018 Edition

With the holidays approaching, you’ll want to start thinking about what to get that special maker in your life. While electronics often connote a high price tag, plenty of affordable maker Christmas gifts abound.

Your Raspberry Pi Finds Waldo Faster Than You!

Whether you know the stripey attired goon as ‘Waldo’ or ‘Wally’, it’s hard to imagine a childhood that didn’t involve at least one attempt to find his Harold Lloyd glasses peering out at you on a double spread of amusing incidents.

Servo Controlled Eyeball for Pi Camera 2

Looking for a great new way to use your Raspberry Pi Camera Module? Using the v2 camera module, this project relies on a Raspberry Pi 3, with the Pololu Maestro six channel servo controller board connected to the GPIO. The servos are Tower Pro SG90s.

10 Best Raspberry Pi Projects

In the single-board computer (SBC) space, there are loads of maker boards. These include the Odroid XU4, ASUS Tinker Board, UDOO x86, and Orange Pi Prime. However, the most popular SBC on the market remains the Raspberry Pi. With its various iterations, solid price to performance ratio, and fantastic community support, the Raspberry Pi is easily the top development board available. Since it's such a widely-adopted SBC, the Raspberry Pi features tons of projects ideas. Check out 10 best Raspberry Pi projects!

Raspberry Pi and Arduino Revive Old Doctor Who K9 Prop

Ever wondered what happened to the Doctor’s robot companion, K9? The Time Lord’s best friend has made a handful of appearances in Doctor Who’s 21st century revival, but since 2010 he’s been notable by his absence on screen … (we’ll ignore the fact he was redesigned and given his own TV show.)

Ready for the DiddyBorg v2 Robot Kit?

Available in two colours (purple for power, red for speed), the DiddyBorg v2 Robot Kit will take your Raspberry Pi on a ride it will never forget!

DoggoBot: An Arduino Controlled Cardboard Pet

It’s tough to build a robot without spending a load of money on the body. Some builders buy kits; others use 3D printing. But what about cardboard?

What Can You Do with an Adafruit Crickit?

Supposedly designed to help avoid a robot apocalypse, the Creative Robotics and Interactive Construction Kit from Adafruit - Crickit for short - is an add-on for their Circuit Playground Express (CPX), an easy-to-use board with support for CircuitPython, Arduino, or (coming soon) the Microsoft MakeCode programming tool.

Save Time with this Arduino-Powered Homework Machine!

Sick of homework? Whether you’re still at school or helping your kids, it’s invariably inconvenient. While this amazing “homework machine” might not be able to help directly, the effort put into building a replica, and the resulting pen-based printed output, should at least put the chore of homework into perspective.

Play Chicken Scream with an Arduino

You’ve probably heard of a ‘bot’, automated software that performs repeated tasks. They turn up everywhere, from Twitter to video games.
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