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Make your own NFC data cufflinks

Reading Time: 10 minutes In this project, we’ll make a pair of NFC data cufflinks, ideal for storing a website URL, a password, or a secret message. This project is perfect for a sartorial spy who loves dry Martinis, and anyone who can’t remember their WiFi password. NFC technology NFC stands for near-field communication, and is a protocol that […]

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Create wearable tech with Sophy Wong and our new book | HackSpace magazine issue 18

Reading Time: 2 minutes Forget Apple Watch and Fitbit — if we’re going to wear something electronic, we want to make it ourselves! Wearable Tech Projects, from the makers of HackSpace magazine, is a 164-page book packed with projects for the fashionable electronics enthusiast, with more than 30 projects which will blink, flash, and spark joy in your life. Make […]

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SelfieBot: taking and printing photos with a smile

Reading Time: 3 minutes Does your camera giggle and smile as it takes your photo? Does your camera spit out your image from a thermal printer? No? Well, Sophy Wong’s SelfieBot does! Raspberry Pi SelfieBot: Selfie Camera with a Personality SelfieBot is a project Kim and I originally made for our booth at Seattle Mini Maker Faire 2017. Now, […]