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8/29/2019 | By Maker.io Staff

Donald Bell Maker Update - Episode 15: Lasers to 11

This week on Maker Update, an upright laser harp, Sphero gobbles up LittleBits, reeling kite string, wiggly antennas, and designing for Burning Man.

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++Show Notes [Maker Update #138]++

-=Project of the Week=-

Upright Laser Harp by Jonathan Bumstead

https://hackaday.io/project/167163-upright-laser-harp

-=News=-

Sphero has acquired littleBits

https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/23/sphero-is-buying-littlebits/

-=More Projects=-

Automatic Kite String Reeler-Inner by Matt Bilsky

https://mattbilsky.com/mediawiki/index.php?title=Automatic_Kite_String_Reeler-Inner

Arduino Powered Andorian Antenna By r570sv (Rick P)

https://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Andorian-Antenna/

Wireless Quiz / Game Buzzers by Flute Systems

https://flutesystems.blogspot.com/2019/08/wireless-quiz-buzzer.html

-=Tools/Tips=-

Designing for Burning Man

https://www.core77.com/posts/89912/What-is-it-Like-to-Design-and-Build-Something-for-Burning-Man

https://soundcloud.com/corejr/designing-for-burning-man

Jordan Bunker on Cool Tools Podcast

https://kk.org/cooltools/jordan-bunker-former-tech-editor-for-make/

CNC Milling Bits by I Like to Make Stuff

https://youtu.be/OLNqaLZT8Mo

LIXIE II For Arduino is Back and Better Than Ever!

https://blog.tindie.com/2019/08/lixie-ii-arduino-back/

Printing Color Lithophanes by Thomas Brooks

https://hackaday.com/2019/08/20/lithophanes-ditch-the-monochrome-with-a-color-layer/

Gareth's Tips, Tools, and Shop Tales - Issue #14

https://www.getrevue.co/profile/garethbranwyn/issues/gareth-s-tips-tools-and-shop-tales-issue-14-191918

-=Digi-Key Spotlight=-

Getting Started With Addressable LEDs

https://youtu.be/DOTo6xpCtYI

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