Getting Started With Littlebits

Author: Ayah Bdeir
Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1457186667
Size: 24.97 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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littleBits are electronic building blocks with over 60 modules and trillions of combinations. With littleBits, anyone can harness the power of electronics, microcontrollers, and the cloud--regardless of age, gender, technical ability, or educational background. You can combine these simple, snap-together, magnetic bricks to make simple electronic circuits, or build robots and devices that combine sensors, microcontrollers, and cloud connectivity. This book, co-authored by littleBits founder Ayah Bdeir, along with top-selling author Matt Richardson (Getting Started with Raspberry Pi), teaches you just enough electronics to start making things with littleBits and takes you on up through connecting littleBits to the cloud and programming with its Arduino-compatible module.


Author: Matt Richardson. Ayah Bdeir
ISBN: 9781457186691
Size: 35.52 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Getting Started With Arduino

Author: Massimo Banzi
Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1449363296
Size: 27.46 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 5828
Arduino is the open source electronics prototyping platform that has taken the Maker Movement by storm. This thorough introduction, updated for the latest Arduino release, helps you start prototyping right away. From obtaining the required components to putting the final touches on your project, all the information you need is here! Getting started with Arduino is a snap. To use the introductory examples in this guide, all you need is an Arduino Uno or Leonardo, along with a USB cable and an LED. The easy-to-use, free Arduino development environment runs on Mac, Windows, and Linux. In Getting Started with Arduino, you'll learn about: Interaction design and physical computing The Arduino board and its software environment Basics of electricity and electronics Prototyping on a solderless breadboard Drawing a schematic diagram Talking to a computer--and the cloud--from Arduino Building a custom plant-watering system

Little Bits Of Karma

Author: Laura Simmons
Publisher: Outskirts Press
ISBN: 1478757167
Size: 68.76 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Even though Holly O’Rourke is having problems with her longtime significant other, James, she has never entertained thoughts of infidelity…that is, until the day she has a chance encounter with Charlie, a handsome coworker. James promises he will change and work on their relationship, but Holly’s feelings for Charlie just won’t go away. Distressed by her mixed emotions, Holly schedules an appointment for a reading with a psychic medium, where she discovers her adulterous past lives and their tragic consequences. Holly learns to do her own past life regression through self-hypnosis and uncovers not only lives that she shared with James and Charlie, but how the other people in her present life have been with her in the past—the threads of their lives interwoven for centuries. Holly is stunned by recurring themes and the issues of karmic justice that need to be addressed. Where will her karmic path ultimately lead? Find out in Little Bits of Karma, an entertaining new book about spiritual cause and effect.


Author: Amber Lovett
Publisher: Cherry Lake
ISBN: 1634714237
Size: 53.26 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 801
With LittleBits, you can build your own electronic devices using modules that snap together easily with magnets. With this book, students learn the art of innovation through detailed explanations and hands-on activities built to foster creativity and problem solving. Fun, engaging text introduces readers to new ideas and builds on maker-related concepts they may already know. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information.

Little Bits Of Heaven

Author: John H. MacDonald
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1504961552
Size: 23.66 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Hi, my name is John H. Macdonald. What follows is a summary, or an explanation, of Little Bits of Heaven. How do you explain some written words? To begin with, I have been a writer, a poet, only in recent years. Construction was my means of financial gain for many years. A motorcycle accident put an end to my old world. When I awakened from a coma, everything was different. After a while I began to write, to formulate a reason for my existence. My friends have labeled me a spiritual soul, and some even like me now. I believe we all are faced with choices, some good and some not so good, that would define human nature. This book is a look at human nature in many different approaches—from a sailor’s standpoint to a baseball player’s way of life. And there it is: a man or woman trying to find their way through all the obstacles, trying to stop or disillusion us on our way to the hereafter. I hope every reader will find something uplifting in my words.

Little Bits Of Sky

Author: S. E. Durrant
Publisher: Holiday House
ISBN: 9780823438396
Size: 52.55 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Two foster-system-weary siblings find an unlikely family as they hope for a permanent home. Ira and Zac, veterans of the foster system, are being uprooted again. This time their destination is Skilly House, a London-based home for children. There, Ira, eleven, and Zac, nine, befriend the staff and other kids, all the while hoping to find their own family to belong to. When they're invited to spend a holiday with Martha, a retiree, the visit opens the children's eyes to what life in a permanent home might be like. But a tragic accident soon tests Ira, Zac, and Martha. Can they truly come together as a family? This gentle story explores the love and complexities behind the ties that bind.

Getting Started With The Photon

Author: Simon Monk
Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1457186977
Size: 76.76 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Photon is an open source, inexpensive, programmable, WiFi-enabled module for building connected projects and prototypes. Powered by an ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller and a Broadcom WiFi chip, the Photon is just as happy plugged into a hobbyist's breadboard as it is into a product rolling off of an assembly line. While the Photon--and its accompanying cloud platform--is designed as a ready-to-go foundation for product developers and manufacturers, it's great for Maker projects, as you'll see in this book. You'll learn how to get started with the free development tools, deploy your sketches over WiFi, and build electronic projects that take advantage of the Photon's processing power, cloud platform, and input/output pins. What's more, the Photon is backward-compatible with its predecessor, the Spark Core.

Little Bits Quilting Bee

Author: Kathreen Ricketson
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452143862
Size: 66.50 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Sewing with pre-cut fabric packs is all the rage. It allows for endless creativity and makes it a cinch to stitch up lovely quilts without breaking the bank. Little Bits Quilting Bee features 20 projects for small fabric scraps and bundles including jelly rolls, charm squares, layer cakes, and fat quarters. From king-sized quilts to wall hangings, and more, this beautifully illustrated book has something for sewers of every skill level. To top it all off, author Kathreen Ricketson founder of the hugely popular craft site offers expert shortcuts and step-by-step instructions.

Making Simple Robots

Author: Kathy Ceceri
Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1457183595
Size: 13.92 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Making Simple Robots is based on one idea: Anybody can build a robot! That includes kids, school teachers, parents, and non-engineers. If you can knit, sew, or fold a flat piece of paper into a box, you can build a no-tech robotic part. If you can use a hot glue gun, you can learn to solder basic electronics into a low-tech robot that reacts to its environment. And if you can figure out how to use the apps on your smart phone, you can learn enough programming to communicate with a simple robot. Written in language that non-engineers can understand, Making Simple Robots helps beginners move beyond basic craft skills and materials to the latest products and tools being used by artists and inventors. Find out how to animate folded paper origami, design a versatile robot wheel-leg for 3D printing, or program a rag doll to blink its cyborg eye. Each project includes step-by-step directions as well as clear diagrams and photographs. And every chapter offers suggestions for modifying and expanding the projects, so that you can return to the projects again and again as your skill set grows.