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Once a year we gather up a project and take a pilgrimage to San Mateo for Maker Faire. If you...

February 11, 2015

A makers promise

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A few weeks ago I made a promise. I promised the woman that I love that I would spend the...

January 19, 2015

Building Bridges

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A couple months ago, as a favor to some friends and a way to make some new ones we decided...

2014 was a big year for us! We became a company, won a hackathon by building an automated cereal machine,...

I was invited to give a technical overview of Prism Challenge at the recent Folsom Makers Demo Night. Prism Challenge...

CSS is not the most intuitive programming language. There’s often many ways to accomplish the same thing and other times something...

August 30, 2014

Making A Moon

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Today we’re going to be learning how to make a moon—using spray paint! Creating space scenes with spray paint is a...

Leaflr was one of the first projects that we created together, months before we became incorporated. Leaflr is a conservation calculator...

After adding telemetry radios to the quadcopter, I realized that I needed a way to mount my Nexus 7 somewhere...

Yesterday the first ever youth hackathon in Sacramento was held at Hacker Lab.  This event was for young makers, programmers, and...

Three months ago we won a hackathon, Cereal Hack 4. One month later we started our company, Rocket Department, Inc....