Wow, that's great! As you know the Arduino is an awesome electronics prototyping platform for creating wonderful products. I agree it will be alot of fun: l'm definitely looking forward to teaching course.
It does sound like a fun course. Speaking of fun, I will presenting a course on the Arduino starting the week of June 9th. The title of the course is called "Make with Arduino" and I will be taking excerpts from my new book titled Make: Basic Arduino Projects. In this course I'll be discussing what the Arduino is, a sketch, and how to get started using it's IDE. I'll be using examples of projects from the web and the book on how to "Make" cool electronic devices using this awesome prototyping tool.
A middle school team from Rochester, Mich., has again nabbed the grand prize in the annual international Future City Competition, which drew students from 37 regions of the United States, as well as from England and China.
The word “smart” is becoming the dumbest word around. It has been applied to almost every device and system in our homes. In addition to smartphones and smart meters, we now hear about smart clothing and smart shoes, smart lights, smart homes, smart buildings, and every trendy city today has its smart city project. Just because it has a computer inside and is connected to the Web, does not mean it is smart.
Are you being paid enough? Do you want a better job? According to a recent survey Manpower released just before Engineers Week, employers and engineers don't see eye-to-eye about the state of US engineers' skills and experience.
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