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PICAXE for Wearables, a hookup & using guide

I’m looking at an Electro-Fashion sewable PICAXE control board from Kitronik. There are a few wearable systems now that

A Creative Creator Fair

It’s been another crazy maker weekend – this time a creative Creator Fair at the Space Centre in Leicester was hos

EVENT: wuthering bytes, a festival of technology

Technology festival Wuthering Bytes is happening again this year at Hebden Bridge and I am privileged to be a speaker there on

EVENT: Creator Fair, National Space Centre

Hey I’m really excited to say that I’ll be bringing some of my stuff over to the Creator Fair at the National Spac

Venice Biennale 2015

I was lucky enough to travel to the 2015 Venice Biennale, and it was my first time going. I wanted to put some photos on my si

Uploading a sketch: Arduino

There are only a few steps involved in running a sketch on an Arduino board, and this post will take you through it step-by-st

Wearable Technology 2015 Excel, London

The Wearable Technology show at Excel during March 2015 was a huge display of most current products on the market now. Queen M

Derby Maker Faire: Making, hacking, playing

Just a little post with images from the Derby Maker Faire. I had read about the Bloodhound in Wired magazine and so was pretty

York Hackspace at Manchester Mini Maker Faire

Our York Hackspace group set up at the Manchester Maker Faire over the weekend of Saturday 26th / 27th July. On the official

Leeds Creative Labs… collaborative projects

[UPDATED] This year I’ve been selected as part of the Leeds Creative Labs cohort, which brings together Academics and Cr

The Fashion of Jean Paul Gaultier

I went to visit the Jean Paul Gaultier show at The Barbican in London this month (June 2014) which has over 165 of his couture

CHI

[Photo from my demo table. Thank you so much if you were one of the people who came to talk with me, it was such an amazing ex

Charging an electronic handbag with a USB cable

Here is a video clip showing how to charge your LED bag. It also is a good way to see how it looks when the LEDs are blinking,

Black 1950s Electronic Vintage, 5 LED handbag