The Austrian artist and futurist Horst Hörtner shared some of his thoughts with The Brisbane Times about the future of 3D printing. Hörtner is the Senior Director of Futurelab, a division of Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria.
At Let's Make Robots, you can share your homemade robots with the world. Share your cool ideas and stunning designs here or see the clever inventions of others (Will you be in New York in September? Come check out the Maker Faire!
Microchip just released a new series of PIC16F 8bit mid-range microcontrollers, the PIC16F178X. They come in 28 and 40 pin package versions with 14 KB of flash, running at 8 MIPS. We find some of new peripherals very interesting.
Via Laughing Squid comes this paper-based sculpture done by artist Muskull Lasserre. Called “Incarnate,” it uses a stack of old computer manuals as the medium, carved out using a Dremel tool. A few process pics on Muskull’s site.
GeekLED light painting: Geeks creating works of art through techGeekTo execute the entire operation, the LightScythe developer used Arduino code (which is usually coupled with one of its programmable boards, but it's uncertain if he used the board...
[Joris Laurenssen] has been hanging onto this robotic arm for about twenty years. His most recent project uses some familiar tools to add voice control for each of the arm’s joints. The arm has its own controller which connects via a DB-25 port.
Skylar Castator of Boulder, CO, created a car for a Sphero robot (we mentioned it in our Alt.CES coverage this January) using the guts of a trackball, an Arduino, and an H-bridge In the video, Sphero commands the toy car where to drive.
Titanoboa from Ben Z Cooper on Vimeo. Charlie Brinson of eatART talks about what it was like to build a 50′ electromechanical snake. If you made it out to Vancouver Mini Maker Faire last year, you would have seen the in-progress pieces.
According to our CMS calculations (we use WordPress), this is Hackaday’s ten-thousandth published posts. We meant to build a confetti cannon, but we were too busy looking for interesting projects to feature multiple times per day.
After 9 months of incubation, we birthed a beautiful little hackerspace! We're moving in now, getting our nonprofit status, working on our Kickstarter, figuring out our membership, collecting equipment and furniture donations ...
We have two terrific education events happening the Thursday before Maker Faire, May 17th. MAKE and Intel provide a unique educational opportunity for grades K-12, a preview tour of Maker Faire Bay Area.
Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire is coming on Saturday, April 21st to Carl Shurz High School, with a selection of over 50 local makers, including: The Museum of Science and Industry – Wanger Family Fab Lab FIRST Robotics The Open Organisation of...
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