A question for the tinkerers and Makers among you and for those of you catering to the makers in your customer base: Do You Have a Robot in Your Attic?
You may look at old computer and A/V equipment (VCRs, cassette players, out of date computers) and see a pile of junk. Hobbyists interested in IoT (the Internet of Things) see power supplies, LCD displays, motors, gears and a raft of components that can be used in robotics and all manner of other projects. Where do they get their inspiration? Check out …
The Ben Heck Show at Element 14, https://www.element14.com/community/community/experts/benheck
Articles and projects at Makezine (http://www.makezine.com)
Or the educational videos by engineer Limor “Ladyada” Freid on Adafruit (http://www.adafruit.com)
Your local “maker” community may be your most loyal customer base and the source of your future employees! Enjoy your summer, be safe and … Make!
— Stephen C. Walter