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Pete Wood

United Kingdom

Sales/Marketing | RS Components

Geek, Blogger, Gadget Junkie, Crisp addict, 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
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Pete Wood

DesignSpark Birthday

1 month ago

Around the world in 80 Seconds - a whistle stop tour of the DesignSpark Radio Globe

To mark DesignSpark's 10th Birthday, we worked with Designer and Engineer Jude Pullen to create an incredible project that allows you to navigate a globe and drop in and listen to radio stations from around the world.

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DesignSpark Birthday

2 months ago

A look back over the last 10 years of DesignSpark

I tap into my memory banks and take a trip down memory lane to look back at DesignSpark over the last 10 years.

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Pete Wood

Wireless

4 months ago

Listen in to Radio Signals from around the world with an SDRplay box and a length of wire

Looking for a fun lock-down project? In this video I show you how a low cost radio receiver that connects to your computer and a basic wire antenna can allow you to listen into transmissions from around the world!

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Pete Wood

Arduino

5 months ago

Create a simple do not disturb light for your home office using an Arduino

Working from home can be a challenging, especially when other family members or house mates are around! Here's a simple project using an Arduino that will be a visual aid to tell others you're on the phone.

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Also In the News

1 year 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

Podcasts

1 year ago

CUTEC - 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

Podcasts

1 year ago

CUTEC - 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

Podcasts

1 year ago

CUTEC - 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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Podcasts

1 year ago

CUTEC - See 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

1 year 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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Also In the News

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

2 years 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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