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Just want to post a reminder that if you're on this instance and you're not into making the same types of things you see me post, that's ok. If you're making (or have made) a thing and want to share it, please feel free. I'll usually post things that are electronics or mechanics related, but I'm always interested in seeing the diverse things that makers create.

Setting up "alarm" ( Linux on ARM) on a Raspberry Pi Zero W. So far, so good.

The eink typewriter I built a few months ago has been featured on a paper magazine (they apparently still exists) :D

I'm stocked!

I'm curious how users on Makerdon.org engage with this instance. Is this one of several instances that you're part of? Do you just lurk, or are you engaging with the Fediverse? What do you think of the local timeline, which is pretty quiet and mostly just me? I don't have right and wrong answers in mind, just curious. As long as people are abiding by the rules of this instance they're free to do what they want.

Anyone know of good alternatives to ? Something that you can put any distro on. I found this if it helps: electromaker.io/blog/article/1

Success! If you want to make your own SPI flash programming fixture for the TOMU FOMU v0.0 FPGA board: github.com/osresearch/fomu-har

"HAMlab is a fully functional SDR transceiver with 160-10m band coverage and 10W of output power built around the STEMlab platform."

sparkfun.com/products/15001

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Makerdon

Makerdon is a Mastodon instance focused on Makers, Open Source Hardware (OSHW) and STEM/STEAM. Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) is a likely topic as well. If you're interested in making things, allowing others to build on your work, and/or teaching others about making things, you might like this instance.