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Steve Ravet
Member Since: June 20, 2011
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Driving App Updates via Crowdsourcing
Gadget Freak 
2/22/2012  10 comments
Waze, an open-source GPS-enabled smartphone app, takes full advantage of crowdsourcing to update road conditions.
Comment:more details - Steve Ravet-10/10/2011
Tree-Climbing Robot
Gadget Freak 
9/27/2011  13 comments
A high school senior has built a robot that grips on to a tree and climbs up like an inchworm.
Dippy Bird Knows the Time
Gadget Freak 
9/23/2011  2 comments
These four Dippy Birds will tell you the current hour.
Fun With the Arduino Inventor's Kit
Gadget Freak 
9/14/2011  1 comment
Gadget Freak blogger Steve Ravet follows up on his kids' experiences with the Arduino Inventor's Kit.
SparkFun Inventors Kit Is 'Clever'
Gadget Freak 
8/12/2011  7 comments
Gadget Freak blogger Steve Ravet recently picked up a SparkFun inventors kit for Arduino. Though his preferred development hardware is mbed, he was impressed.
Convert Garbage to Electricity at Home
Gadget Freak 
7/22/2011  8 comments
Trevor Nestor built a gasifier out of some steel cans and camping pans. The basic idea of a gasifier is that you burn wood, trash, or other unwanted organic items in an environment low on oxygen.
LEDs Light Up Digital POV Clock
Gadget Freak 
4/1/2011  Post a comment
This gadget, created with a dead hard drive, flashes softly glowing green digits.


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