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Connected Cars: The technology is here, so let's enjoy it
There is an amazing blend of technology merging with new vehicles, and connected car technology is accelerating at a fast pace. | Jun 14, 2015 at 11:50 pm CDT
Future of wearables unknown, but things are looking good
The wearables market is growing at a rapid pace, and while there is much work left to be done, the future appears to be great. | May 1, 2015 at 9:18 pm CDT
Virtual reality provides great long-term potential, be excited
Virtual reality is something that many don't have firsthand experience with, but it seems that we should all be happy for what is around the corner. | Apr 6, 2015 at 9:19 pm CDT
Artificial intelligence worries smart people, should we be worried?
Recently some really smart and successful people have expressed concerned over artificial intelligence, but should we be worried about it? | Apr 6, 2015 at 3:12 pm CDT
Project M.A.R.V: The Multi-Rotor Aerial Reconnaissance Vehicle, Part 3
In this installment of Project MARV, Charles walks us through the build process of the quadcopter's frame and just how to go about it. | Jun 19, 2014 at 9:05 pm CDT
Amateur Radio is Still Alive and Kicking: Journey to Becoming a HAM
Charles recently started his quest to expand his maker skill set, and decided to take a stroll down the road to becoming a licensed amateur radio operator. | Jun 18, 2014 at 5:04 pm CDT
Project M.A.R.V: The Multi-Rotor Aerial Reconnaissance Vehicle, Part 2
In this installment, we cover the tiny GPS Data Logger that will mount directly to the frame of the quad-copter and allow recording its flight path. | Apr 21, 2014 at 9:05 pm CDT
Project M.A.R.V: The Multi-Rotor Aerial Reconnaissance Vehicle, Part 1
With multi-rotor helicopters getting a bad rap lately, Charles created his own multi-rotor to show that they can be used for more than controversy. | Apr 18, 2014 at 1:06 am CDT
Project ATAAPR: Andy the Autonomous Arduino Powered Rover - Part 1
Charles walks us through the steps used to create a cheap, autonomous rover that runs off of an Arduino. Let's check out part one now! | Mar 20, 2014 at 11:52 pm CDT
Hands-on with the TinyDuino and TinyLily Systems from TinyCircuits
TinyCircuits' TinyDuino and TinyLily development systems take the normal bulky development board standard and flip it on its head. Let's take a look. | Feb 12, 2014 at 2:33 am CST
Makerspaces: What are they, and why do they matter?
Makerspaces are a major part of the DIY / Maker movement, and this is why you need to be a part of one. Charles explains why in this article. | Dec 1, 2013 at 9:04 pm CST
What is a Maker? What it really means to be a 'Maker'
Charles Gantt delivers his thoughts on what he and others define as a "Maker", ahead of a flow of DIY maker articles and guides he will deliver to TweakTown. | Mar 29, 2013 at 9:10 am CDT