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Donald Bell Maker Update - Episode 45: Chocolate Volume

5/21/2020 | By Maker.io Staff

This week on Maker Update, a face-tracking chocolate launcher, Teensy 4.1, a Pi-powered pupper, a flaming lamp, a steampunk tub, a people detecting mask, and a VHS videodrome.

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++Show Notes [Maker Update #177]++

-=Project of the Week=-

Alexa-controlled, face-tracking candy launcher by Harrison McIntyre
https://blog.arduino.cc/2020/05/14/beat-boredom-with-a-alexa-controlled-face-tracking-candy-launcher/
https://github.com/hamac2003/M-M_Launcher

-=News=-

Teensy 4.1
https://hackaday.com/2020/05/11/new-teensy-4-1-arrives-with-100-mbps-ethernet-high-speed-usb-8-mb-flash/
https://www.pjrc.com/store/teensy41.html

-=More Projects=-

Building a quadruped robot using a Raspberry Pi 4 by Stanford Student Robotics group
https://www.recantha.co.uk/blog/?p=20156
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Ofrtlmh0dQoEvRji5PUVH9bgwHnR-8KkTXR1eMLzXh0/edit

Aladdin's Hand Sanitizer by Yele Labs
https://hackaday.io/project/171349-aladdins-hand-sanitizer

3D Printing Project: Steampunk Tap Valve Handle By LostWax
https://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Project-Steampunk-Tap-Valve-Handle/

Automated mask closes when others are near by Chen the DesignMaker
https://blog.arduino.cc/2020/05/11/this-automated-mask-closes-when-others-are-near/

Videodrome Pi Player by Max Haesslein
https://maxhaesslein.blog/videodrome/

-=Tips & Tools=-

Adam Savage's Favorite Tools: Workshop Utility Apron + Everyday Carry!
https://www.tested.com/art/makers/907079-adam-savages-favorite-tools-workshop-utility-apron-everyday-carry/

Why You Need a Quarter-Inch Ratcheting Box End
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7It0y0qK54

Gareth's Tips, Tools, and Shop Tales - Issue #46
https://www.getrevue.co/profile/garethbranwyn/issues/gareth-s-tips-tools-and-shop-tales-issue-46-244917

Virtually Maker Faire (May 23)
https://makerfaire.com/

-=Digi-Key Spotlight=-

Environmental Sensors – Tech Basics
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skeZtoZ00yY.

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