Category: Electronics for the Rest of Us!

ERU1, Fall 2017 – Nicole’s Post

By Nicole I was lucky to be able to participate in the Electronics for the Rest of Us module and learn a very unique, new set of skills. I was hesitant at first given my very limited knowledge of electronics

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ERU1, Fall 2017 – Constantine’s Post

By Constantine Electronics for the Rest of Us was an enjoyable course that let me get a feel for how electronics work. This course is geared towards people who want to get more experience with electronics, and to those who

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ERU1, Fall 2017 – Matthew’s Post

By Matthew Electronics for the Rest of Us! Part 1 was a great experience. I had always been fascinated by how everyday electronics functioned, and the workshop gave a sneak peak as to how they work from both the software

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ERU1, Fall 2017 – Nadia’s Post

By Nadia Coming from someone who knew nothing of the logic behind programming and has a general lack of understanding of technology, Electronics For the Rest of Us gave a solid foundation and starting point on basic programming. Students are

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ERU1, Fall 2017 – Emily’s Post

By Emily This week I had the privilege of participating in the workshop Electronics for the Rest of Us: Part 1, where students worked over the course of two days to learn beginner Arduino circuit building and coding. On the

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ERU1, Winter 2017 – Abbey’s Post

By Abbey Hudecki As someone with an unusually large number of friends in engineering, I decided to take Electronics for the Rest of Us to try and keep up- somewhat- with the conversations my friends were having. Despite going into the

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ERU1, Winter 2017 – Madeena’s Post

By Madeena Homayoun My name is Madeena and I am in my last semester of studies at McMaster University, soon to be graduated as an Integrated Science student. Before starting, I was really nervous about the “Electronics For the Rest of Us”

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ERU1, Winter 2017 – Rachel’s Post

By Rachel McVittie At Electronics for the Rest of Us, I learned how to use and modify existing Arduino code to control various external elements. Having the base open-source Arduino programs made the work easy to understand and enjoy because

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ERU2 – Winter 2015: Jamie’s Results

By Jamie Beverly For my ERU2 project, I proposed to program an Arduino uno to be recognized as a MIDI device by my computer and other musical software. I soon learned that this required more than just a new Arduino

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ERU2 – Winter 2015: Jamie’s Progress

By Jamie Beverly Progress since my last post has been somewhat slow but I’ve finally managed to get my computer to recognize the Arduino as a MIDI device! The instructions I was originally following are outlined in the HIDuino github

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