DIY – Like the Future https://likethefuture.com 🤖 🔬 💻 Wed, 12 Dec 2018 02:48:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://i0.wp.com/likethefuture.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/cropped-LTF-Facebook-Profile-1.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 DIY – Like the Future https://likethefuture.com 32 32 106443590 Build Your Own Backyard Bowling Alley https://likethefuture.com/build-backyard-bowling-alley/ Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:02:07 +0000 https://likethefuture.com/?p=12667 Build Your Own Backyard Bowling Alley Wouldn’t it be cool to have a bowling lane in your backyard? Imgur member Makgyver87 thought so, so he built this lane up against the fence in his backyard. It includes an automatic ball return and a pulley-based pin resetting system that lives up to Makgyver87’s Read more…

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Learn Arduino by Building 15 Complete Projects From Scratch https://likethefuture.com/learn-arduino-building-15-complete-projects-scratch/ Wed, 13 Sep 2017 23:57:22 +0000 https://likethefuture.com/?p=12641 Learn Arduino by Building 15 Complete Projects From Scratch For only $15, you’ll be learning by doing. It’s a common misconception that dreaming up and creating powerful gadgets by hand is only for the pros. Arduino is a leading open-source platform that allows you to bring electronics prototyping into your home—letting Read more…

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LED Strip Display – Two Ways To See The Music https://likethefuture.com/led-strip-display-two-ways-see-music/ Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:15:50 +0000 https://likethefuture.com/?p=11162 LED Strip Display – Two Ways To See The Music What to call this LED strip music visualizer is a puzzler. It lights up and pulsates in time with music similar to the light organs of 1970s psychedelia fame, but it’s more than that. Is it more like the Larson Read more…

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ZeroPhone Gives Smartphones The Raspberry (PI) https://likethefuture.com/zerophone-gives-smartphones-raspberry-pi/ Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:10:58 +0000 https://likethefuture.com/?p=11159 ZEROPHONE GIVES SMARTPHONES THE RASPBERRY (PI) There are several open source phones out there these days, but all of them have a downside. Hard to obtain parts, hard to solder, or difficult programming systems abound. [Arsenijs] is looking to change all that with ZeroPhone. ZeroPhone is based upon the popular Read more…

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Turning a Garage Into a Monster’s Mouth Is a Good Halloween Decoration https://likethefuture.com/turning-garage-monsters-mouth-good-halloween-decoration/ Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:37:16 +0000 https://likethefuture.com/?p=10013 Turning a Garage Into a Monster’s Mouth Is a Good Halloween Decoration I’m not into Halloween, but I appreciate the people who really, really love it. You know the types, the ones that plan out elaborate costumes decades in advance, the folks who decorate their houses so well that it Read more…

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How To Save Old Film Photos With Your Phone https://likethefuture.com/save-old-film-photos-phone/ Tue, 28 Jun 2016 19:37:44 +0000 https://likethefuture.com/?p=6452 How To Save Old Film Photos With Your Phone If you have a bunch of old printed photos sitting in a drawer somewhere, there are plenty of ways you can easily save digital versions of them. You could scan the original negatives, but for that, you need a special scanner Read more…

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How to make your own mixed reality VR setup https://likethefuture.com/make-mixed-reality-vr-setup/ Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:19:14 +0000 https://likethefuture.com/?p=6167 Watch this on The Scene. How to make your own mixed reality VR setup Just how do you show people what virtual reality is like? Valve, along with the help of some games developers and skilled video producers came up with an answer earlier this year: using a green screen Read more…

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Raspberry Pi Zero gains camera support, keeps the $5 price https://likethefuture.com/raspberry-pi-zero-gains-camera-support-keeps-price/ Mon, 16 May 2016 20:43:07 +0000 https://likethefuture.com/?p=4426 Raspberry Pi Zero gains camera support, keeps the $5 price. When the Raspberry Pi Foundation launched the credit-card sized Zero, it stressed that the DIY computing board would not be as capable as the rest of the Pi family. But if there’s one thing we’ve learned about the Raspberry Pi, it’s Read more…

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