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The Easiest Way To Put Your Doorbell On The Internet | Hackaday

https://hackaday.com/2020/06/01/the-easiest-way-to-put-your-doorbell-on-the-internet/

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Watch “Building the Perfect Squirrel Proof Bird Feeder” on YouTube

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EverBlock Systems – Modular Building Blocks

https://www.everblocksystems.com/

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Digilent Analog Discover Module and Studio

Ed note: This was sponsored content in ASEE Capitol Shorts May 9, 2020 but it does look like a neat device so I placed it below: With classrooms everywhere going remote, it’s no surprise that professors, lab managers, and researchers … Continue reading

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Net Sensors and equipment

Ran into this link for Acroname that sell Automated Test Systems and sensors. Particularly interested in their 2D Distance Sensors and LIDAR (just wish they would come down in price a bit).

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Working From Home in Covid Era Means Three More Hours on the Job – Bloomberg

I got to admit that I have seen this for myself….not having to go into work has definitely added hours to my work week and made it harder to separate job and free time! https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-04-23/working-from-home-in-covid-era-means-three-more-hours-on-the-job

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The Baloney Detection Kit

from: POCKETby: Brain Pickings | Maria Popova Carl Sagan’s rules for critical thinking offer cognitive fortification against propaganda, pseudoscience, and general falsehood. Carl Sagan (November 9, 1934–December 20, 1996) was many things — a cosmic sage, voracious reader, hopeless romantic, … Continue reading

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STEM Activities

Courtesy of the James Dyson Foundation and Dyson engineers, you can download a free set of 44 engineering and science experiments, all of which demonstrate basic principles of science and physics, and are buildable with common household items including balloons, plastic … Continue reading

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Some useful STEM resources for K-12 shut in’s

MIT for Everyone! In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a full set of K-12 STEM resources have been compiled from a variety of people and centers at MIT.  Please feel free to share these links with your family and friends. … Continue reading

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Robots Help out during Covid-19 Outbreak

From: IEEE Specturm UBTECH Robotics’ ATRIS, AIMBOT, and Cruzr robots were deployed at a Shenzhen hospital specialized in treating COVID-19 patients. The company says the robots, which are typically used in retail and hospitality scenarios, were modified to perform tasks … Continue reading

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