Monthly Archives: March 2010

Late Notice: The Why in DIY Book Scanning

Guest: Daniel Reetz, founder and steward of the DIY Book Scanner community Where: MIT Media Lab E14-240 When: Wednesday March 24, 2010 14:00-15:30 Hope to see you there. Special thanks: Mako.

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Upcoming Talk At Harvard’s Berkman Center, Hope To See You There.

I’m totally excited about my upcoming speaking engagement at Harvard’s Berkman Center. So excited, in fact, that I’m going to use the opportunity to announce the release of a few new, exciting projects from the forums here. It’s going to … Continue reading

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DIY Book Scanner Visits St. Anne’s School.

My nephew asked me to be his show-and-tell a few weeks ago. I finally made time to visit him today. The visit was a total success. I presented the DIY Book Scanner project to kindergarteners, 4th graders, and 5th graders. … Continue reading

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Uniden BCD396XT non-standard “USB” cable and a source of connectors.

I’ve been modifying radios, scanners, and mobile phones for years. I’ve learned from experience that these industries are total bastards when it comes to connectors and pinouts. More often than not, the connector on any mobile device, including phones, is … Continue reading

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