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Making a gift for three presidents

When I was about to graduate from the masters program at University of Washington (MSTI) in late 2018, the program leadership asked me and my classmate if we could prepare a sentimental gift for three VIPs that played vital part in starting the MSTI program. It was a volunteer project that I was very excited […]

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Micro:bit Starter kit review

For this blog post, I will be reviewing “Microbit Programming Starter Kit Sensors Python with Mainboard” that I’ve received from Digitspace, a large seller of electronics for DIY and hobby. They carry a large selection of Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Micro:bit and other kits, parts and accessories. The link to the kit that I’ve received is […]

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Flow Lines

Following my Rad Lines release, I wanted to take up another simple mathematical approach to build infinite number of SVGs: drawing streamlines (aka “flow lines”) of mathematical formulas. You can see my new open source tool called “Flow Lines” here: https://msurguy.github.io/flow-lines/ The tool’s features: – Generate infinite number of designs without being a math wizard […]

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Rad Lines – vector generator

After a few months of slowly working on this project, I am finally releasing Rad Lines, a free tool for generating vector line artworks for plotting / laser engraving / CNC machining or marketing purposes. The tool is available at https://msurguy.github.io/rad-lines/ The source code is athttps://github.com/msurguy/rad-lines What can you do with it? This tool is particularly good […]

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Elegoo Robot Mini Car Review

In this post I’d like to review another product from a company that’s been making tons of products for makers, engineers, students and tinkerers like me. Elegoo, a company from Shenzehen(China), is known for its commitment to open source, a variety of products for STEM students, detailed guides in multiple languages and very low prices. They […]

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Smart Travel Assistant

End-to-end Smart Travel Assistant for international fliers. Description: During the last five months of MSTI masters program I worked with a team of four students and representatives from a major airplane manufacturer to do research, develop a concept and build a prototype of a mobile application that is intended to assist travelers during their journey.   […]

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Google Summer of Code 2018

Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a global program that matches students up with open source, free software and technology-related organizations to write code and get paid to do it. For GSoC 2018 I was honored to work with Processing Foundation on an open source project. Google Summer of Code 2018 ran from May 14 […]

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