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2012-04-24 02:38:06

BOULDER, Colo., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boulder-based SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, formally launched its new education initiative today. Coupled with the launch of (http://Learn.SparkFun.com), the program and online education portal is devoted to bringing the world of embedded electronics technology into classrooms and promoting the concept of play and tinkering. The online portal forms...

2012-04-23 06:32:03

BOULDER, Colo., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, will travel to Washington, D.C. for the United States of America Science and Engineering Festival (USASEF) to host its widely popular Simon Soldering workshop. SparkFun recently formed an education department to introduce people to the world of electronics technology and to explore the creative side of engineering and computer...

2012-04-18 06:30:54

BOULDER, Colo., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 28, 2012 Boulder-based SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, will host its first annual SparkFun Soldering Competition. The competition, open to the public, will take place at Oskar Blues Home Made Liquids and Solids (http://www.oskarblues.com/restaurant/liquids-solids) in Longmont, Colo. The Soldering Competition is the brain-child of the SparkFun production...

2012-04-12 02:42:40

MIAMI, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 17th, 2012 Boulder-based SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, is sending eTextiles expert Dia Campbell to speak at the Smart Fabrics Conference in Miami, Fla. Campbell, whose official title is the SparkFun Techstyle Specialist, will give a presentation called "Bringing Smart Textiles to Makers and the DIY Community." eTextiles is a quickly-growing sect of the DIY...

2012-04-04 02:32:01

BOULDER, Colo., April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- During the months of April and May, SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, will send a team from its Education Department on what has been dubbed the "East Coast Tour." The East Coast Tour is part of an initiative by the SparkFun Department of Education to branch out into new areas of the U.S. to promote the adoption of engaging and relevant open source technologies in...

2012-03-23 02:24:06

BOULDER, Colo., March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, today announced its participation at the 2012 Palmetto Open Source Software Conference (POSSCON) in Columbia, S.C. POSSCON continues to bring together innovators in the open source space (technologists and managers) and provides affordable access to quality information regarding the open source movement. Two of SparkFun's Directors,...

2012-03-21 02:28:13

BOULDER, Colo., March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 31 and April 1, 2012, SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, will host a new class called "Introduction to Microcontrollers for Educators." This workshop, which will focus on covering the basics of embedded electronics and physical computing, is offered through a partnership with the Colorado School of Mines (http://www.mines.edu). Through this...

2012-03-06 08:06:00

BOULDER, Colo., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boulder-based SparkFun Electronics (http://www.sparkfun.com), provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, today announced it will host three consecutive days of classes to teach people how to solder and program their own customized version of the Simon Says memory game using a few of SparkFun's most popular kits. Classes are designed for all types of learners - from beginners to seasoned tinkerers. People who...

2012-02-27 08:05:00

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SparkFun Electronics (www.sparkfun.com), a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, today said that the open source hardware model and DIY maker movement are converging to foster amazing ingenuity and exceptional growth for both industries. SparkFun saw significant growth as a company in 2011 (the company grew 34.4 percent year-to-year), reflecting both the community in which the company is involved and a growing interest...

2012-02-08 11:31:00

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 11, 2012, Boulder-based SparkFun Electronics (www.sparkfun.com), provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, will host its first ever Plushbot Class. The class centers around the Plushbot design, which incorporates electronics into stuffed animals to create interactive toys - also making it a great do-it-yourself (DIY) Valentine's Day present. The class will be taught Yingdan Huang, creator of the Plushbot. The...