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Ben kicks off the season 3 by starting a device which will prevent teenage drivers from texting while they drive. To enter to win this build, please go to element14.com/tbhs
The first show of season 3, which includes three new segments: Ben News, Rants & Raves, and Viewer Questions! In this first of the part episode, Ben begins to build a docking station for the car that requires a cell phone to be docked while driving. The information about the phone's activity will be logged to an SD card and an alarm will sound if the phone is removed while the car is on. Plus, Ben sounds off on movie reboots and answers a question about creating a 3D printer control with a Raspberry PI and a small touch screen.
To enter to win this build, please go to element14.com/tbhs
Ben explains the changes we've made for season three.
Ben shows off his new 3D printer, the MakerBot Replicator.
Ben and Alyson text each other on the way to work.
Ben explains how the device will work and how he'll build it.
Ben routes the pieces he needs and puts them together.
Ben tests the micro-USB.
Ben screws together the dock.
Ben rants and raves about having too many parts.
Ben answers a viewer question about old LCD Screens .
Ben says what's in store for the next episode.
about 6 hours ago
BJs in Foster City had this very Bioshock-esque mural on the wall. "I'm Andrew Ryan!" http://t.co/qxNmlog0WQ
about 11 hours ago
At the Maker Dinner. Yum.
about 14 hours ago
Now heading to Weird Warehouse. Afterwards, probably Maker Dinner.
about 15 hours ago
An integrated circuits book as old as I am! If that if conceivable. http://t.co/qMHrZZobB2
about 16 hours ago
@pdp7 @LnghrnEngineer @EMSL we are at computer history museum to meet some people. Hsc soon!
about 17 hours ago
Second half of my flight went well. I am now in SF for Maker Faire!