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Interesting material from the growing DIY movement involving makershops, hackerspaces and the at-home maker!
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NY Maker Faire 2012 | Let's Make Robots!

NY Maker Faire 2012 | Let's Make Robots! | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
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!
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UP! Start Plus 3D Desktop Printer demo by X Object Inc.

Brian Quan with X Object presents a brief overview of their latest UP! 3d printer's features and functions at Westec 2012. For more info you can visit www.up... (RT @PP3DP: The UP!
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Scientists use world's fastest 3D printer to create amazingly detailed designs

Scientists use world's fastest 3D printer to create amazingly detailed designs | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Researchers from the Vienna University of Technology have produced grain-of-sand sized objects such as bridges, cathedrals and Formula 1 cars.
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How-To: Make Your Own Sriracha

How-To: Make Your Own Sriracha | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
We've posted about the mouth-melting miracle of Sriracha sauce here before -- many of us at MAKE can't get enough of it.
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New 8bit PIC microcontrollers with some interesting peripherals

New 8bit PIC microcontrollers with some interesting peripherals | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
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.
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Carving Skulls into Computer Manuals

Carving Skulls into Computer Manuals | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
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.
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Instructables - Make, How To, and DIY

Instructables - Make, How To, and DIY | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Instructables is the Biggest How To and DIY community where people make and share inspiring, entertaining, and useful projects, recipes, and hacks.
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LED light painting: Geeks creating works of art through tech

LED light painting: Geeks creating works of art through tech | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
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...
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Adding speech control to an old robotic arm

Adding speech control to an old robotic arm | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
[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.
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Meetup 3D Printing Paris: The Community is Taking Shape | 3D ...

Meetup 3D Printing Paris: The Community is Taking Shape | 3D ... | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Thank you everyone for attending the second meetup 3D Printing Paris last night! We had a blast. La Flaq was once again full of 3D printing passionates gathered around the 3D scanner demoed by François from 3D Avenir ...
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Sculptural piece from 3D printer

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Sculptural piece from 3D printer: Via Steady as She Goes on the Behance Network.
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3D-Printer with Nano-Precision: Ultra-high-resolution 3D ...

3D-Printer with Nano-Precision: Ultra-high-resolution 3D ... | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) have now made a major breakthrough in speeding up this printing technique: The high-precision-3D-printer at TU Vienna is orders of magnitude faster than ...
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#Chicago North Side Mini #Maker #Faire

#Chicago North Side Mini #Maker #Faire | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Make • Create • Craft • Build • Play (Getting items together to showcase at Chicago's Mini Maker Faire on April 21 http://t.co/aWw3WkYh We will be showing our new P.A.
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TED: A primer on 3D printing

TED: A primer on 3D printing | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
TED Talks 2012 may be the year of 3D printing, when this three-decade-old technology finally becomes accessible and even commonplace.
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3d printer using sheets of A4 paper

3d printer (3D Printer that uses standard A4 printer paper to print in 3D.
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Maker Faire Education Day and Educators’ Meetup

Maker Faire Education Day and Educators’ Meetup | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
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.
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Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire Call for Makers and Bloggers

Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire Call for Makers and Bloggers | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
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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Arduino notebook cover makes it easy to tinker anywhere

Arduino notebook cover makes it easy to tinker anywhere | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
[Erv] was putting his holiday shopping list together and decided that instead of buying his friends something from the store, he would give them something a bit more useful.
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Rethinking Schools: Hackerspaces

Rethinking Schools: Hackerspaces | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Hackerspaces are “community-operated physical places, where people can meet and work on their projects. Essentially, it's a community workshop: Some have wood or metal-working equipment and community tools, others ...
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“Smart” UAV wing created with 3D printer and printed electronics ...

“Smart” UAV wing created with 3D printer and printed electronics ... | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it
Via Scoop.it – Artilect Fab Lab Toulouse. From Forbes: Stratasys and Optomec Inc.today announced that the companies have successfully completed a joint development project to merge 3D printing and pr…… Via diydrones.
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HOPE Number 9 call for hacker spaces - 10BitWorks

"HOPE Number 9 call for hacker spaces: Hackers on Planet Earth is putting out a call for hacker spaces..."

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Hackers (Makers) - True Builders

Hackers (Makers) - True Builders | Maker Stuff | Scoop.it

Hackers - True Builders. Hackers are visionaries, pioneers. People like Thomas Alva Edison, George Washington Carver, Nikolai Tesla, Henry Ford, Bill Gates, Paul Allen, and Steve Wozniak were all hackers.

We once called ourselves "hackers" before that meant attacks with computers, nowte more common term is "Maker". Check out your local hackerspace/makerspace and meet some  great loca creatives!

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