Flying on Emirates Airbus A380, business class

It’s a giant, two-deck plane. Passengers take pictures and marvel at it while waiting to board. And wait you will, because boarding 500 passengers is an art no airline has yet to master. On the way to India and Singapore we scored the cheapest tickets on Emirates through Dubai. By total coincidence the Singapore flight […]

Workshop Video #35: Singapore Mini Maker Faire 2012 report

Singapore’s Mini Maker Faire had a bunch of unforgettable projects. Check out improvised instruments, PC-controlled toys, a Twitter controlled blimp, the banana piano, a DIY Aquaponics system, and a sling shot controlled Angry Birds clone. The Director of the Science Center Singapore shared his motivations for holding a Maker Faire. We also talked to Robot […]

Workshop Update for August 15th, 2012

Today we’re editing the Singapore Maker Faire video, hoping to have it roughly done by tonight. The Bus Pirate Demo Board v5 firmware is finalized, only cleanup and documentation is left. Today we added device specific functions to the UART controlled menu, and with it finished the support for all emulated devices, on all three […]