RC model airplanes and single rotor copter are so yesterday. Multicopters are taking the world by storm and this series of articles will clarify all the needed terminology, technology and skills needed to make one for yourself!
Competition open for Finnish readers.
As the Spain enters its EU Presidency term, 800 people came together in Madrid to share their views of the future. We were also there to promote modding and sharing ideas. This is my report from the event.
The venue chosen for the winter-event was Kaapelitehdas, located in Ruoholahti. We took a quick visit to the event, so we'd see how the new location suited the event.
Assembly is a four day long computer festival that gathers thousands of people and their computers to the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland. This was the second year in running when we joined forces with Bosch/Dremel to promote modding and their tools to the crowd. Here is the raport about the event as it was witnessed by us.
Getting a nice and easy to use screen to a project can be a bit tricky as it usually involves complex fiddling with libraries etc. But don't worry, here's a nice solution to this problem: OLED displays from 4D Systems!
This is the second part of the microcontroller tutorial series. This time we'll control some motors, fade some leds, interface with a computer and more.
Assembly Winter 2009 was organized at Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre (Pirkkahalli) during the past weekend...
Nowadays the most commonly used microcontrollers in do-it-yourself projects are Atmel's AVR- and Microchip's PIC-families. In this article we will introduce you to Atmel's AVR and how to get started with them.
There are some great LAN events hosted around the world each year. Here in Finland that event is the Assembly. With over 5000 participants this four day event offers a lot of lights, noise and great people.
There are LAN Gaming events and then there are THE LAN Gaming Events! This article will show you what we experienced in the 11th Campus Party in Valencia, Spain. As there were so much to see, I'm sure that we missed a lot, but hopefully you'll get the idea what this Europe's largest LAN Party is all about.
So that fat man with a red suit brought you a new Nintendo DS to play with. Games that you got with it can keep you occupied for a while but you are still missing off most of the action. Like with so many other gaming consoles, portable or more stationary ones, Nintendo DS functionality can be enchanced by using additional pieces of hardware and software. Why just play with a gaming console when it can deliver a whole lot more?
Oct. 11, 2006; YLE announced that they are looking into illegal programme use on YouTube. According to Tunturi, YLE will start a dialog between YouTube but the possibility of legal actions in the U.S. court is not out of the question. To make the matter more interesting, it might be possible that there would be several Finnish broadcasting companies acting together on this matter.
In a nutshell, this is a story about a "PC" user's journeys into the alleged Mecca of graphics designers and Hades of, er, everyone else; The Apple Macintosh.
One of the largest demo and LAN gaming happening in the world.