Spintronics: Build mechanical circuits

A project in Shoreview, MN by Paul Boswell

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A puzzle game where players discover electronics in a tangible way, using the first physical representation of electronic circuits.
Backers: 9039
Average Pledge Per Backer: $152

Funded: $1,374,934 of $74,000
Dates: May 20th -> Jun 19th (30 days)
Project By: Paul Boswell
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Latest News

Spectacular Spintronics (Mechanical Electronics) Now Available Worldwide

October 30th - via: eejournal.com
It seems like a lifetime away that my chum Paul Boswell and his wife Alyssa launched their Spintronics Kickstarter. (Read More)

The new diode prototype and our new name

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Friends, It's amazing to see that we're past $1.1 M and well on our way to $1.2 M! In this update, I thought I'd tell you about two interesting things happening. First, the diode. In our last update, I showed a 3D rendering of the new design. The... (Read More)

The Million Dollar Diode

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Friends, It's unbelievable to see that we've reached over $1 M and we're closing in fast on $1.1 M. I was planning to send an update yesterday, but I decided to finish up something else instead: That's right - the million dollar diode! Our plan is to... (Read More)

Batteries charged to 1,227%

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Friends, We’ve reached over $900,000! It’s absolutely incredible. The next milestone is sure a big one. Thanks again to all of you for putting your faith in our project. Like a diode, you’ve helped this project move decidedly in one direction:... (Read More)

What do you plan to do with Spintronics?

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
This is Paul, the creator of Spintronics and Turing Tumble. It might not be a shock to learn that I’m an introverted person: I regularly explore the many facets of awkwardness and I secretly enjoyed being locked down last year. Nevertheless, when I... (Read More)

An unbelievable day - THANK YOU!!!

May 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, we are COMPLETELY floored!! We sincerely thank you all for making this an incredible day. Four years ago, in our Kickstarter for Turing Tumble, $404,071 was pledged by the end of the campaign. It's a number that's burned into our memories, not... (Read More)

Kickstarter Alert: Learn About Circuits with Spintronics

May 20th - via: geekdad.com
Here’s a cool Kickstarter campaign that just launched today: Spintronics. Designed by Paul Boswell, the guy behind the Turing Tumble mechanical computer that funded a few years ago, Spintronics teach you about circuits—but with a mechanical system! Boswell has found a way to represent voltage and currents using a chain-driven system, making it easier to see what’s going on and bringing these concepts to life (with a delightfully steampunk aesthetic). (Read More)

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