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Mike Barela
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Attended California Institute of Technology
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Brilliant that they have got the ability to compile Arduino type code onto the ESP8266 Wifi module.  I look forward to seeing them add a 1.6.2 "add Board" module for the new Arduino IDE perhaps?
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Happy Arduino Day 2015 #ArduinoD15  
 
It will be Arduino Day 2015 in a few hours so without further code optimization, here is my project celebrating the occasion.  An air quality display with color-coded background.  The availability of data via web interfaces (rather than scraping from weather sites) makes such projects much easier and robust. #ArduinoD15   #Arduino  
Arduino Day gives folks the opportunity to showcase their work with these easy to use microcontrollers.  Today's project is something I've wanted for awhile: an Internet connected air quality display.  Folks looking to go out...
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A find today: Leonard Nemoy's appearance in a classic Bangles music video.
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Arduino Day project with Adafruit parts - details coming (a bit more to do).
 
Arduino Day project getting close. #ArduinoD15    #arduino   #arduinoday  
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The US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency places open source code on GitHub.  Some interesting stuff - an iOS app for warning of piracy.
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Arduino Day 2015 comes in 5 days.  Project in progress.  What will you make? #Arduino #ArduinoD15
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Happy Birthday to William Shatner
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Happy Arduino Day 2015.  My project to celebrate.  #BringYourBuild  
 
It will be Arduino Day 2015 in a few hours so without further code optimization, here is my project celebrating the occasion.  An air quality display with color-coded background.  The availability of data via web interfaces (rather than scraping from weather sites) makes such projects much easier and robust. #ArduinoD15   #Arduino  
Arduino Day gives folks the opportunity to showcase their work with these easy to use microcontrollers.  Today's project is something I've wanted for awhile: an Internet connected air quality display.  Folks looking to go out...
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It will be Arduino Day 2015 in a few hours so without further code optimization, here is my project celebrating the occasion.  An air quality display with color-coded background.  The availability of data via web interfaces (rather than scraping from weather sites) makes such projects much easier and robust. #ArduinoD15   #Arduino  
Arduino Day gives folks the opportunity to showcase their work with these easy to use microcontrollers.  Today's project is something I've wanted for awhile: an Internet connected air quality display.  Folks looking to go out...
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A find today: Leonard Nemoy's appearance in a classic Bangles music video.
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That is an amazing find!!!! I have never seen this!!!!
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Arduino Day project getting close. #ArduinoD15    #arduino   #arduinoday  
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Yup, Mulder and Scully are coming back.
Fox is bringing back The X-Files for a new six-episode run. Here's how to catch up on the cult classic show before its return.
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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
    Synthetic Aperture Radars, 1984 - 1985
  • Boeing Aerospace
    Senior Engineer, 1985 - 1988
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Washington, DC - Helsinki, Finland - New Delhi, India - Sofia, Bulgaria - Athens, Greece - Pasadena, CA - Walla Walla, WA - Boise, ID - Seattle, WA - Concord, CA
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Author of the book "Getting Started with Adafruit Trinket", Maker Media, 2014, available at Amazon.com, Adafruit.com, and other bookstores worldwide
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  • California Institute of Technology
    BS Electrical Engineering
  • Whitman College
    BA Math/Physics
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