Playing with Arduino

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: John Keefe of Quartz
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 6 at 3:20pm
  • Location: M107
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Learn how to make simple, interactive projects using Arduino hardware. We'll walk through a couple of easy projects to give you a feel for what's possible. Open to anyone who likes to play and make things blink. We'll have a few Arduinos on hand to share, or you can bring your own. (The parts we're using are here and here, and cost about $30 total.) We won't be soldering and no previous coding experience required. Bring a laptop if you can.

Speaker Bios

  • John Keefe is a developer in the Quartz Bot Studio and product manager for Quartz's smartphone apps. He previously led the WNYC Data News Team and is the author of "Family Projects for Smart Objects: Tabletop Projects That Respond to Your World." He teaches at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and blogs at @jkeefe

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