We have brand new giveaways at our booth this year at Maker Faire NYC! TAB Glow Balls! All you’ve got to do is stop by our booth: MP17! Don’t miss out!
Stop by our booth at Maker Faire NYC for a chance to WIN a copy of "Minecraft Mastery: Build Your Own Redstone Contraptions and Mods" by Matthew Monk and Simon Monk, and a light-up Minecraft torch or an actual Minecraft Redstone (pictured above)!
Get a free chapter one download of "Minecraft Mastery" here: http://mhprofessional.com/product.php?isbn=0071839666.
With Maker Faire NYC 2014 coming up, lets talk BeagleBone Black!
Engineer Trevor Hubbard has found a way to use the board to control heat exchangers and monitors to handle beer temperature remotely! What a genius idea! http://techcrunch.com/2013/04/23/the-beaglebone-black-is-a-new-single-board-computer-that-can-brew-beer/.
- Look out for more BeagleBone fun at Maker Faire!! In particular, if you’re looking to make your own BeagleBone creations, check out, “30 BeagleBone Black Projects for the Evil Genius.” Free chapter download here: http://mhprofessional.com/product.php?isbn=0071839283.
Thai artist Anchalee Saengtai has created 20 foot tall Transformers sculptures from old, recycled car parts. See more of her work: http://twistedsifter.com/2014/09/20ft-transformers-made-from-old-car-parts/.
This is more than just a car mod, but if you’re interested in cool ways to take your car to the next level, check out, “Do-It-Yourself High Performance Car Mods: Rule the Streets,” here: http://mhprofessional.com/product.php?isbn=0071804099.
Just in time for Maker Faire! “Minecraft Mastery: Build Your Own Redstone Contraptions and Mods,” by Matthew Monk and Simon Monk is something you will not want to miss out on! It’s going to be all about Minecraft at Maker Faire NYC this year! Check out a free chapter of the book here: http://mhprofessional.com/product.php?isbn=0071839666.
A bike that has an LED light speedometer? Why not? Check out this cool tutorial on how Arduino was used to make this creation: http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Dashboard/.
What could you create using Arduino? Keep an eye out for "The TAB Book of Arduino Projects: 36 Things to Make with Shields and Proto Shields,” by our very own electronics guru Simon Monk, due out very soon! http://mhprofessional.com/product.php?isbn=0071790675.
Developer of the Raspberry Pi, Eben Upton explains that his main goal was to teach basic programming skills to kids as young as 8 years old! Read a little more about Raspberry Pi: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-08-18/kids-are-learning-to-code-with-a-slice-of-raspberry-pi.
Want to create an MP3 player? A bluetooth robot? Check out "Raspberry Pi Projects for the Evil Genius," by Donald Norris and you can do that and more: http://mhprofessional.com/product.php?isbn=0071821589.
imgur user smellystring / via http://imgur.com/a/NJBuH
Players of the game Minecraft have taken it to the next level: building functioning hard drives that can read and write data. Read more: http://www.cnet.com/news/minecraft-players-build-working-hard-drives/.
Want to see what other machines you could build in Minecraft? Check out "Minecraft Mastery: Build Your Own Redstone Contraptions and Mods," by our very own Matthew Monk and Simon Monk: http://mhprofessional.com/product.php?isbn=0071839666 (there’s a free chapter 1 download you definitely don’t want to miss out on)!
Who doesn’t like some fiendishly fun Beaglebone Black projects? “30 BeagleBone Black Projects for the Evil Genius,” by Christopher Rush (out in September), is full of them! Don’t miss out on a free chapter download: http://mhprofessional.com/product.php?isbn=0071839283!