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Mike Barela
Works at US Department of State
Attended Caltech
Lives in Washington, DC
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NASA's next Space Station robot to use Google Phone.  I wish they'd ditch the sphere concept though, it looks too much like the interrogation droid in Star Wars Episode 4 (the original).
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Here’s why low blood sugar turns you into a monster.
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+Adafruit Industries releases the Eagle files for the #Trinket   today, Creative Commons Attribution, Share-Alike license.
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Digistump puts new Digispark Pro on Kickstarter.  It uses the newer ATtiny167 microcontroller http://www.atmel.com/devices/attiny167.aspx
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Wow, the new Adafruit website is ultrasleek and tablet friendly.
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I was watching the video for the bluetooth and cooling module, and was notified by the search program that it could not find a better price anywhere.
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Most rugged #Flora  build I've seen yet #Wearables  
 
Photos and tips for making rugged electronics.
#arduino #burningman
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❖ In the Adafruit shop!  - 
 
Thank you LadyAda in response to a forum post by a customer.  Just in time to add a link into the book.
 
+Adafruit Industries releases the Eagle files for the #Trinket   today, Creative Commons Attribution, Share-Alike license.
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➥ Robotics  - 
 
Is 3D Robotics next?
Google has agreed to buy Titan Aerospace, a U.S. maker of aerial drones that Facebook had been in talks to acquire. Titan's solar-powered drones are intended to fly for years.
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My guess is that Google wants to use these for low earth satellites to distribute wireless Internet.
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+Adafruit Industries quietly debuts a new character in the Circuit Playground.  Any guess on the name?  Circuit Kitty?  BoardCat?  Mosfet?
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Engineer and Senior Foreign Service Officer
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  • US Department of State
    Senior Foreign Service Officer, 1988 - present
  • Hewlett-Packard
    Disc Memory Division, 1981 - 1983
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    1984 - 1985
  • Boeing Aerospace
    Senior Engineer, 1985 - 1988
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Washington, DC
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Helsinki, Finland - New Delhi, India - Sofia, Bulgaria - Athens, Greece - Pasadena, CA - Walla Walla, WA - Boise, ID - Seattle, WA - Concord, CA
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  • Caltech
    BS EE
  • Whitman College
    BA Math/Physics
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