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LCA 2010: Getting up close and personal with the Arduino

Dec 24, 2009, 02:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

[ Thanks to Sam Varghese for this link. ]

"When Jonathan Oxer turns up at Australia's national Linux conference, you can be sure that he'll have an interesting idea, either to talk about or else to demonstrate.

"Last year, the former president of Linux Australia and fellow geek Jared "Flame" Herbohn presented a paper on geeking up one's car. In 2010, he has a new idea.

"Oxer, who looks a bit different these days after shedding his locks for a good cause, will be conducting a mini-conference, a one-day workshop, on the Arduino .

"He describes it as a cheap, tiny computer system that was originally designed as a teaching tool and building block for people who want to add some intelligence to objects such as kinetic sculptures and other gadgets"

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