DIY Synth Kit

Injecting fun and excitement around electronics, circuitry and coding, Technology Will Save Us offers DIY kits that teach you how to build a solar-powered moisture-sensor for your plants, a portable speaker from everyday household objects, a game console to play games you’ve created, and your own noisy synth. Most noteworthy is the opportunity for customization and experimentation within each kit; it all ties in to …

Self-Flying Camera

Born out of the basement of a UC Berkeley robotics lab, Lily is a radio controller-free camera that starts recording as soon as you throw it in the air. Whether you’re snowboarding or surfing, the waterproof quadcopter follows (and films) you around via a small GPS tracker you wear, and uses computer vision technology to keep you center of the shot. More robot than drone, …

Getting Started With Arduino

This valuable book offers a thorough introduction to the open-source electronics prototyping platform, giving you loads of ideas for Arduino projects to help you get started right away.