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IoT without the Breadboard Part 2

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In 2012 Seeed Studios of China introduced the Grove System of modules for the burgeoning IoT sector. Seeed used the classic model of simplification, Lego. In the world of Lego you just push bricks together. Seed developed the Grove System to be that easy to use. Of course nothing is quite that simple, not even Lego. None the less, the Grove… Read more »

IoT without the Breadboard, Part 1

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A little over three years ago I purchased a promise on Kickstarter called Kano. This was a kit consisting of a Raspberry Pi B+, case, keyboard, power supply, speaker and cables. Having good luck with Kickstarter, the promise became a reality and I received a Kano. While the kit was designed for younger users I saw it as a way… Read more »