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…… Continue reading Make your own NFC data cufflinks

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

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 Raspberry Pi SelfieBot: Selfie Camera with a Personality SelfieBot is a project Kim and I originally made for our booth at Seattle Mini Maker Faire 2017.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,…… Continue reading SelfieBot: taking and printing photos with a smile

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