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Hey there, community. Short time ago Dominik introduced to us the Community Hacks section on Dozuki. I wrote up an article on how to build a WiFi enabled Tether Management System so that no cables are hanging from your laptop anymore.
You can check it out here and leave a comment down below and tell me what you think.
Of course if you have any questions don't hestitate to ask me.
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After an Etube end cap failed on an expedition in Lake Shasta, we decided to conduct an experiment on end cap assembly and methods which we believe might negatively affect the integrity and therefore fail at a lower PSI than expected.
We lost many end caps and Etubes in the process, but we came out of it more knowledgeable about our product!
Last month, we launched OpenExplorer to a wider audience and asked what you'd explore with an OpenROV. We offered a few OpenROV kits as an incentive to get the first ideas out on the site. To be perfectly honest, we weren't quite sure what to expect. Well, we were completely blown away. There were so many great ideas and inspiring expeditions posted that we felt terrible about not being able to send ROVs out to everyone. Seriously, go check them out: http://openexplorer.com/here
GREAT NEWS! The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has stepped up to provide OpenROV kits to the all the projects with a citizen science component. They're support is an example of a new feature on OpenExplorer that we're calling "Microsponsorship":
The tools for conducting science, exploring…