[Discuss] Knowledge sharing
Fri Nov 11 13:43:30 PST 2011
I would like to know more about:
- analog electronics. I've dabbled in it off and on, but never got
- interfacing sensors and actuators to computers.
- what I'll call "packaging". Once you have something that works
on a breadboard or a laptop with USB cables hanging off it,
how do you turn that into a standalone device that just works?
- finding parts, supplies, and tools.
On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 10:55 AM, Thomas A Ramsey <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:
> I share some of your want-to-learns:
> -Microcontroller programming (outside of the "walled garden") and general
> C programming
> -Networks: bluetooth protocol, xbees, etc
> -Steel and aluminum welding
> -GPS interfacing
> -I2C, serial, general integrated circuitry
> I know there's a lot to be interested in and I'm having a hard time
> staying with any one subject long enough to get it down without going of on
> a tangent on another.
> On Thu, 10 Nov 2011 19:02:06 -0800 (PST), Laura Harris wrote:
>> One of the more important things I hope to get out of our collective
>> maker experience is to learn new things and enhance what I already
>> know- and I know I'm not the only one who shares the same hope. I
>> think it would be cool to have subject-matter experts conduct some
>> meetings where they provide useful insights and basic getting-started
>> knowledge. For instance, I want to learn:
>> * How to design and execute scripts in Processing
>> * More about coding for microcontrollers, especially for
>> lighting and for MIDI applications
>> * Wireless control and telemetry
>> * How to implement machine vision for gestural control and other
>> * How to weld steel without making a mess
>> How about you guys- what do you want to learn?
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