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Hackster.io

Creepy Undead Animatronics for Halloween

Just in time for Halloween, here’s a slew of weird, undead animatronics projects for you: a Borges-quoting Furby, an Alexa-ified Billy Bass, reverse-engineered Hatchimal communications, and more!

// https://www.hackster.io/roni-bandini/furby-turns-into-a-writer-s-animatronics-bot-132780
// https://www.hackster.io/misschloecondon/furby-hacking-101-4a33f9
// https://www.hackster.io/donald/animate-a-billy-bass-mouth-with-any-audio-source-c2b029
// https://www.hackster.io/advanced-risc/photon-animator-board-02d4fd
// https://www.hackster.io/hhf/using-calliope-to-communicate-with-a-hatchimal-d99cf6
// https://www.hackster.io/chip/c-h-i-p-py-ruxpin-5f02f1
// http://www.daveakerman.com/?p=1440

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Hackster.io

NXP i.MX RT1010: Motor Driver Demo

Need some inspiration for what this superfast little chip can do? Here’s a quick demo with a PMSM (permanent magnet synchronous motor) and a touchscreen.
Read more: https://community.nxp.com/community/imxrt/blog/2019/10/18/reason-5-to-consider-imx-rt1010-it-can-spin-motors

// Register for the upcoming webinar on October 24th! https://events.hackster.io/nxpwebinar

1. Unboxing: https://youtu.be/MAUi993Q3SY
2. Blink: https://youtu.be/BCPnAFknwF0
3. Environment setup: https://youtu.be/DOJo9HkIKAA
4. Hello world, pt. 1: https://youtu.be/NahzD-yiqLk
5. Hello world, pt. 2: https://youtu.be/KC4PjvY_NcQ
6. Further resources: https://youtu.be/j81rudQ26zo
7. Motor driver demo: https://youtu.be/fBbK9ijAr_w

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Hackster.io

NXP i.MX RT1010: Beyond the Getting-Started Guide

Wrapping up our walkthrough of the getting-started guide, here’s all the info you need to move forward in your journey with the RT1010 chip! Find all of Kathleen Jachimiak’s blog posts here: https://community.nxp.com/community/imxrt/content?filterID=contentstatus%5Bpublished%5D%7Eobjecttype%7Eobjecttype%5Bblogpost%5D

We’ve been following the getting-started tutorial: https://www.nxp.com/document/guide/getting-started-with-i-mx-rt1010-evaluation-kit:GS-MIMXRT1010-EVK

// Register for the upcoming webinar on October 24th! https://events.hackster.io/nxpwebinar

1. Unboxing: https://youtu.be/MAUi993Q3SY
2. Blink: https://youtu.be/BCPnAFknwF0
3. Environment setup: https://youtu.be/DOJo9HkIKAA
4. Hello world, pt. 1: https://youtu.be/NahzD-yiqLk
5. Hello world, pt. 2: https://youtu.be/KC4PjvY_NcQ
6. Further resources: https://youtu.be/j81rudQ26zo
7. Motor driver demo: https://youtu.be/fBbK9ijAr_w

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Hackster.io

NXP i.MX RT1010: Blink!

Here’s the first step to developing your own applications for the NXP i.MX RT1010 chip, using the new dev kit! Plug it in and get the green onboard LED blinking; next, we’ll get the dev environment set up.
We’re following the getting-started tutorial (https://www.nxp.com/document/guide/getting-started-with-i-mx-rt1010-evaluation-kit:GS-MIMXRT1010-EVK), on a Mac.

Register for the upcoming webinar on Oct. 24! https://events.hackster.io/nxpwebinar

1. Unboxing: https://youtu.be/MAUi993Q3SY
2. Blink: https://youtu.be/BCPnAFknwF0
3. Environment setup: https://youtu.be/DOJo9HkIKAA
4. Hello world, pt. 1: https://youtu.be/NahzD-yiqLk

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Hackster.io

Moon Badge Soldering + After Dark PCBs

Let’s solder something pretty! Here’s a gorgeous moon pendant/earring by Lee Wilkins and Amy Zenunim. Plus, check out OSH Park’s gorgeous new color scheme, After Dark!

// https://twitter.com/Leeborg_/status/1160635290635005952
// https://twitter.com/AmyZenunim
// https://twitter.com/bwshockley/status/1171451741482536971
// https://oshpark.com/

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IEEE Spectrum

How to Program Electronic Music That Plays as You Code It


Live coders create musical algorithms on stage. Here’s how to become one