Donald Bell Maker Update: Mind Reading Bean Machine

9/16/2021 | By Staff

This week on Maker Update, an artificially intelligent coffee maker, a one-button music remote, talking skulls, singing fish, and blinking bots.

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++Show Notes [Maker Update Ep. 250]++

-=Project of the Week=-

An Espresso Maker That Knows When You Want Some by Mark Smith


Maker Faire Prague

Hackaday Halloween Hackfest

Mayku Multiplier

-=More Projects=-

Push the Button Box by Sophy Wong and BlitzCityDIY

ChatterPi by Aspiring Roboticist

DIY Animatronic Singing Bass Fish with micro:bit by TechnoChic

-=Tips & Tools=-

How To Make Robots Move Smoothly by James Bruton

Best Pneumatic Engraver and Vise for Beginners

-=Digi-Key Spotlight=-

How to Splice and Tap Wires



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