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Connected Cars: The technology is here, so let's enjoy it

Connected Cars: The technology is here, so let's enjoy it

There is an amazing blend of technology merging with new vehicles, and connected car technology is accelerating at a fast pace. | Jun 14, 2015 at 11:50 pm CDT

Future of wearables unknown, but things are looking good

Future of wearables unknown, but things are looking good

The wearables market is growing at a rapid pace, and while there is much work left to be done, the future appears to be great. | May 1, 2015 at 9:18 pm CDT

Virtual reality provides great long-term potential, be excited

Virtual reality provides great long-term potential, be excited

Virtual reality is something that many don't have firsthand experience with, but it seems that we should all be happy for what is around the corner. | Apr 6, 2015 at 9:19 pm CDT

Artificial intelligence worries smart people, should we be worried?

Artificial intelligence worries smart people, should we be worried?

Recently some really smart and successful people have expressed concerned over artificial intelligence, but should we be worried about it? | Apr 6, 2015 at 3:12 pm CDT

Project M.A.R.V: The Multi-Rotor Aerial Reconnaissance Vehicle, Part 3

Project M.A.R.V: The Multi-Rotor Aerial Reconnaissance Vehicle, Part 3

In this installment of Project MARV, Charles walks us through the build process of the quadcopter's frame and just how to go about it. | Jun 19, 2014 at 9:05 pm CDT

Amateur Radio is Still Alive and Kicking: Journey to Becoming a HAM

Amateur Radio is Still Alive and Kicking: Journey to Becoming a HAM

Charles recently started his quest to expand his maker skill set, and decided to take a stroll down the road to becoming a licensed amateur radio operator. | Jun 18, 2014 at 5:04 pm CDT

Project M.A.R.V: The Multi-Rotor Aerial Reconnaissance Vehicle, Part 2

Project M.A.R.V: The Multi-Rotor Aerial Reconnaissance Vehicle, Part 2

In this installment, we cover the tiny GPS Data Logger that will mount directly to the frame of the quad-copter and allow recording its flight path. | Apr 21, 2014 at 9:05 pm CDT

Project M.A.R.V: The Multi-Rotor Aerial Reconnaissance Vehicle, Part 1

Project M.A.R.V: The Multi-Rotor Aerial Reconnaissance Vehicle, Part 1

With multi-rotor helicopters getting a bad rap lately, Charles created his own multi-rotor to show that they can be used for more than controversy. | Apr 18, 2014 at 1:06 am CDT

Project ATAAPR: Andy the Autonomous Arduino Powered Rover - Part 1

Project ATAAPR: Andy the Autonomous Arduino Powered Rover - Part 1

Charles walks us through the steps used to create a cheap, autonomous rover that runs off of an Arduino. Let's check out part one now! | Mar 20, 2014 at 11:52 pm CDT

Hands-on with the TinyDuino and TinyLily Systems from TinyCircuits

Hands-on with the TinyDuino and TinyLily Systems from TinyCircuits

TinyCircuits' TinyDuino and TinyLily development systems take the normal bulky development board standard and flip it on its head. Let's take a look. | Feb 12, 2014 at 2:33 am CST

Makerspaces: What are they, and why do they matter?

Makerspaces: What are they, and why do they matter?

Makerspaces are a major part of the DIY / Maker movement, and this is why you need to be a part of one. Charles explains why in this article. | Dec 1, 2013 at 9:04 pm CST

What is a Maker? What it really means to be a 'Maker'

What is a Maker? What it really means to be a 'Maker'

Charles Gantt delivers his thoughts on what he and others define as a "Maker", ahead of a flow of DIY maker articles and guides he will deliver to TweakTown. | Mar 29, 2013 at 9:10 am CDT