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Pete Wood

United Kingdom

Sales/Marketing | RS Components

Geek, Blogger, Gadget Junkie, Crisp Junkie, Technology Evangelist. ***If you meet me, ask me for the Pete and Greet Badge code.*** DesignSpark Team twitter - @petenwood

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Member since January 2012
DS Team member Earned 30/01/2018
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Maker Earned 30/04/2018
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Social Earned 12/02/2018
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History Makers Live Earned 19/07/2018
Wuthering Bytes 2019 Earned 30/09/2019
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Pete Wood

Articles

4 months ago

Down the Pub with an Astronaut enjoying a Pint of Science

This week has marked the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landings, and what better way to celebrate than spending an evening down the pub with British NASA Astronaut, Dr Micheal Foale on his Pint of Science tour.

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Pete Wood

Innovation

7 months ago

Using AI and wearables to optimise female athletes’ performance

In this latest podcast from CuTalks Wild AI co-founder Helene Guillaume talks about using Artificial Intelligence to monitor female athletes to optimise performance. Helene also talks about Transatlantic Companies, and how to be successful in funding

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Pete Wood

Innovation

7 months ago

How to be an effective CTO in a Tech Startup and the importance of Personal Networks

In this latest podcast from CuTalks, Nisarg Mehta, co-founder and CTO of Vector, an international trade and logistics tech startup shares his experiences in being a CTO in a Tech startup and how personal networks are an important aspect.

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Pete Wood

Innovation

8 months ago

How a food tech company is re-imagining the role of sugar in our food system

Episode 2 of CUTalks, a podcast sponsored by DesignSpark. Tom Simmons, founder and CEO of Stem Sugar, a Cambridge and Silicon Valley-based food tech company shares their lessons for a successful startup.

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Pete Wood

Innovation

8 months ago

How CUTEC aspires to inspire, enrich and connect entrepreneurially-minded people

DesignSpark is proud to sponsor a new series of podcasts produced by Cambridge University. Guests include inspiring innovators, founders and experts who share their journey's, knowledge and advice to innovators and Tech Startups.

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Pete Wood

Wireless

10 months ago

"Hello CQ, Hello CQ it's International radio Day"

It's International Radio Day! I recently passed my Foundation Level Radio Licence in the UK. I'm now a licenced Radio Ham with a Call Sign. Here's a whistle-stop tour of my journey from kid with a Walkie Talkie to Dad with a new hobby.

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Pete Wood

Articles

1 year ago

SeaQuest, Boldly going where no 3D Printed Model Boat has gone before

Back in 2014 DesignSpark successfully sent a Superman action figure into the Stratosphere and back. Project SeaQuest is our latest adventure to design and build a 3D printed model boat and send it on a world record achieving adventure.

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Pete Wood

Arduino

1 year ago

Arduino’s Create online platform now supports Raspberry Pi and BeagleBone

Back in November 2017 Arduino announced that its Arduino Create platform, that enables Makers and

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Pete Wood

Articles

1 year ago

Are you a Maker? Have you made something you want to sell?

This month DesignSpark has introduced an exciting new platform that allows Makers, Pro Makers and small businesses to sell the things that they have designed and created. DesignSpark Marketplace is free to use for all DesignSpark members.

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Pete Wood

Articles

1 year ago

Barclays Eagle Labs - Powering Innovation beyond the High Street

RS and DesignSpark are supporting Barclays Eagle Labs. Hybrid innovation spaces placed within the heart of UK towns and cities to help support the local communities of entrepreneurs, innovators, makers and school children.

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Pete Wood

Resources

3 years ago

ECAD Part Wizard

ECAD Part Wizard (EPW) gives you access to a wide range of high-quality, ready-to-use electronic CAD models, giving you the advantages of rapid design-in and fewer PCB errors resulting in a shorter time-to-market for your latest product design.

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How 3D printed pumpkins are helping to prevent starvation

RS Components has been supporting engineers for over 75 years, and last December we made friends with a Charity called Practical Action. Together, we ran a Hackathon at the Google offices in London. What we love about these guys is that they utilise technology to find practical solutions to improve the lives of poverty stricken communities around the world.

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