Open House at Makers: micro:bit

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micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer board designed by BBC, to encourage kids to learn how computers work, rather than simply consuming. The fourth Open Hous...

Open House at Makers: 3D Modeling

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In the last week’s Open House at Makers Siem Reap, we had 3D modeling classes, in which kids learnt how 3D object is designed with CAD, or Computer Assisted ...

Open House at Makers: Paper crafts

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Our open house event at Makers Siem Reap the last weekends, Kids made a paper glider. Paper craft is not just an activity for kids at school, but a serious ...

What I teach in my class at Makers

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When I started my electronics class, I was not sure how it would go. After months, the students finally write actual code that does something more than blink...

A simple Arduino kitchen timer

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As an example for beginners, I needed an example program that does a simple thing, with very few standard functions of Arduino. Here is an example Arduino pr...

Simple doorbell button example with esphome

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esphome is a framework for ESP32 and ESP8266 with which you can create simple devices by just writing YAML files instead of writing code. I choose esphome wh...

Review: fab-manager

7 minute read

Recently, I found a hidden gem; fab-manager. I was looking for a solution to manage machine reservations for customers. Possible alternatives are: writing a ...

Supporting honest business: an electrician

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Many tourists say Cambodian people are nice, easygoing, and friendly. While it is an aspect of the people, there are other points of view. In this post, I wo...

A kitchen Comes to Makers

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Finally, we have a kitchen at Makers, Siem Reap. It is an open-air, shared kitchen at our garden. We needs more for it, but at least, you can make simple foo...

Say goodbye to ESP8266

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ESP8266 has been quite popular. After years of community efforts, it was the de-facto platform for WiFi-enabled projects. Espressif, the chip vendor of ESP82...

Introducing our electronics class

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It has been a while since I started my electronics basic class for local students. I have four students, most of them knew nothing about electronics, or prog...

Review: OpenLog, a simple logging device

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I bought a small module built around ATMega328p. It is a serial port logger device with an SD card slot. Here is why you need it, why it is useful, and how y...