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Intel Experience Store – Day 20 Recap: Countdown to the Last Day

by Carlyn Maw on January 29, 2014, no comments

So I’m punting on today’s blog post because I spent last night at CRASH Space’s Member Meeting – Officer Night and when I got home instead of working on the blog post with wistful exhaustion over a fun experience coming to an end, I wrote Arduino code. We all have our coping mechanisms. I leave you […]

Intel Experience Store – Day 17 Recap: Some days are tidying days.

by Carlyn Maw on January 20, 2014, no comments

TL;DR The Intel Experience Store has extended it’s run from the original date of January 25th until January 30th. I could have lasted until the end of this week with the mess we’ve made, but I couldn’t make it through two. So I cleaned and organized the best I could on Friday, blowing through the […]

Intel Experience Store – Day 16 Recap: Vacuum cleaners are more clever than I thought.

by Carlyn Maw on January 15, 2014, 2 comments

TL;DR: Tuesday I was very excited to turn a Dust Buster into a blow gun. Turns out they can’t be modded that way so easily. Something about centrifugal fans. So I made a literal “suction cup” instead. While waiting for the battery to charge I started munching on a Dell laptop. Looking forward to seeing […]

Intel Experience Store – Day 12 Recap: Hover UFO

by Carlyn Maw on January 3, 2014, no comments

TL:DR I want to lead today’s post with a big giant thank you to GrandadIsAnOldMan and his Bargain Store Project #32 Styrofoam Cup and Plate Hovercraft. In addition to stripping down more objects from the stash, both the hovercraft (success!) and jet car (fail.) were attempted on Thursday. The hover craft was updated with construction paper […]

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