Flush – Another Arduino Project

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Here is a project put together mostly by Primo (11-1/2 years old) inspired by the fact that his little brother didn’t always flush. About 80% of the coding was done by Primo himself; I only provided some guidance on how to use a switch statement as a state machine (which more »

Simple Simon

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Do you remember the game “Simon” by Milton Bradley (c. 1978)? Vintage ones are selling for around $90. But why buy one when you can make one! Of course you may spend more than $90… but isn’t that worth something to spend a few hours with the kids teaching and learning? more »

The Apple ][ Does Not Fall Far From the Tree

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Primo wants to learn how to program a computer; his goal: write a game for the iPad, or something. Cool, I can deal with that, and it certainly beats playing games all day. We haven’t had video games in the house until recently. Never had much use for them when more »