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The Teknista Rose gets international fans

British and Italian teens made a gorgeous assortment of Teknista Roses during Education Day at the Rome Maker Faire. Ingredients: duct tape (a novelty in Europe), a button battery, a bright green LED, and a popsicle stick. The result: an endless variety of high tech roses, all of which sallied forth from my booth and […]

Arduino & Intel at the Rome Maker Faire

Greetings from the Rome Maker Faire! It was very exciting to be in the audience for a surprise announcement from the head of Intel (Brian Krzanich) and the head of Arduino (Massimo Banzi) regarding a new partnership that will put the Intel chip on Arduino boards, starting with the Galileo board that will be available […]