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6/14/2019 | By Maker.io Staff

Donald Bell Maker Update - Episode 8: End of an Era

This week on Maker Update, a robot with a staring problem, the end of Maker Media, holding rainbows, a robot dating simulator, DaVinci machines, a Pi movie tracker, and surface mount soldering with sand.

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++Show Notes [Maker Update #128]++

-=Project of the Week=-

Motion Tracking Face By alynton

https://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Tracking-Face/

Albert at Exploratorium

https://www.exploratorium.edu/exhibits/albert

-=News=-

Maker Media Closes Up

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/07/make-magazine-maker-media-layoffs/

-=More Projects=-

Prism Holder for Rainbow Portraits By bekathwia

https://www.instructables.com/id/Prism-Holder-for-Rainbow-Portraits/

Robot Slow Dance by Dietrich Squinkifer

https://squinky.me/2019/03/14/robot-slow-dance/

Perpetual Motion Da Vinci Style II

https://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetual-Motion-Davinci-Style-II/

Perpetual Motion Da Vinci Style III By gzumwalt

https://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetual-Motion-Da-Vinci-Style-III/

Movie Tracker - Raspberry Pi Powered Theatrical Release Tracker by gocivici

https://www.instructables.com/id/Movie-Tracker-Raspberry-Pi-Powered-Theatrical-Rele/

-=Tools/Tips=-

Shop Tips: Know Your Screw Threads

https://www.tested.com/art/makers/877216-shop-tips-know-your-screw-threads/

Wind by Sean Hodgins

https://www.instructables.com/id/WIND-Project-Accelerator-for-the-Adafruit-Feather/

Best Rotary Tool Metal Cutter by Mike Warren

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AHS1V87kns

Repurposed Plastic for Project Protection

https://hackaday.com/2019/06/06/repurposed-plastic-protects-pcbs/

Solder SMDs With a Pan of Sand

https://hackaday.com/2019/06/05/solder-smds-with-a-pan-o-sand/

NeoPixel Ring Holder by MatMartigan

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3598294

Print In Place Hinged Crank for Rotary Encoders by Ruiz Bros

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3672910

Gareth's Tips, Tools, and Shop Tales #5

https://www.getrevue.co/profile/garethbranwyn/issues/gareth-s-tips-tools-and-shop-tales-issue-5-180439

-=Digi-Key Spotlight=-

Arduino Project to Product – Part 1 – How to Accurately Measure Current

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDHM8Xzmv48

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