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New course! ESP32 Project: Make an IoT gadget
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New course! ESP32 Project: Make an IoT gadget

We are placing the final touches on a new course, titled "ESP32 Project: Make an IoT Gadget". In this course, I'll show you how to use the ESP32 dev kit...
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ESP32 IoT gadget project, update 6
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ESP32 IoT gadget project, update 6

After publishing ESP32 For Busy People, I was finally able to spent a bit of time on my IoT gadget project. I started this project in February. It's how I...
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My visit at wings over Illawarra, 2019
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My visit at wings over Illawarra, 2019

Early in May, Leo, Ari, and myself drove south, to the regional airport at Albion Park. It was a special day. Aircraft, old and new, were on display. On the...
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An interview with Wayne Stambaugh, KiCad project leader
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An interview with Wayne Stambaugh, KiCad project leader

KiCad, which started as a private project by Jean-Pierre Charras, an Academic at IUT de Grenoble in 1992 (just a couple of years after the Web was born!!!), is now the PCB design tool of choice for thousands of professional engineers and hobbyists. Wayne, a self taught programmer, is the current leader for the KiCad project. He was one of the first contributors to the project when he joined in 2006. If fact, it was a team of three: Jean-Pierre Charras (the original creator), Dick Hollenbeck (the first project leader), and Wayne.
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Podcast interview with George Katz from AirCommand Rockets
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Podcast interview with George Katz from AirCommand Rockets

https://youtu.be/2HEyL0-ocjk George Katz discusses rocketry and engineering with Peter Dalmaris The podcast version for this interview is available, please check it out (contains detailed show notes). A couple of months...
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ESP32 for Busy People
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ESP32 for Busy People

My new ESP32 course is almost ready, and I am very excited! 🤩I just finished working on the promotional video. You can learn more about the contents of "ESP32 for Busy...
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ESP32 For Busy People: What is this course about?
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ESP32 For Busy People: What is this course about?

Here's another video of my new ESP32 course, "ESP32 For Busy People".In this video, I provide more information about the content of the course. This should give you a better...
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ESP32 IoT project update 5
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ESP32 IoT project update 5

In my last project update, I wrote about the PCB I designed on KiCad. These prototype boards are manufactured by PCBWay.The purpose of this PCB is:To move the project from...
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New features: Lecture autocomplete and course progression transcript
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New features: Lecture autocomplete and course progression transcript

We implemented a couple of new features that students have been asking for. The first one is called "Lecture autocomplete". It saves you time by marking a lecture as complete automatically....
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ESP32 for Busy People: Make an BLE client, an example
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ESP32 for Busy People: Make an BLE client, an example

We are putting in the final touches for our new ESP32 course, titled "ESP32 for Busy People". About the title... I was struggling to come up with one that reflected...
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