I reported about the Red Bull Creation Contest before, and also on some of the curious creations that were announced during the last weeks. But now the final creations are submitted and you can vote now for the most amazing ones 🙂
The ‘10 Dollar Robot‘ Design Challenge calls for programmable and cost effective robotic designs. The goal of these designs is to learn how to program robots or to simply do physical computing with an affordable set of hardware parts, that can move and sense theyr environment. The outcome of this challenge is especially targeted for […]
In the spirit of friendly competition, RadioShack challenged two DIY enthusiast groups known as hackerspaces—one on each coast—to build something cool out of everyday stuff. The rules were simple: use parts from RadioShack, including an Arduino (an inexpensive programmable device that can be used for all sorts of interesting interactive projects). Our two teams come […]
Refer to this amazing prototype for the Red Bull creation contest, in which these guys from Hack-a-day built a Red Bull can launching mortar system. It looks really impressing but without the parachute it would be a dangerous device! So dont try it at home kids.
At Google’s IO 2012 conference some new information about the further timeplan for the development and release of Android have been presented. The next release will be Android 4.1, called Jelly Bean, as an updated version of the actual 4.0 ( Ice Cream Sandwich) that is already installed on all high end Android hardware devices. […]
As last year, Red Bull is again booting their creation and hacking contest, where Red Bull invites creators, inventors and makers to create the future. All participants are confronted with a topic and then they have 72 hours time to create a functional prototype. The creation contest takes place from 19 to 22 July 2012.
The next big Mars landing is on its schedule and the final takedown on Mars will be a rough ride, as this engineer tells us in this video. He calls it a ‘seven minutes of terror’ ride downto Mars.
Maker Shed setup under way at Maker Faire Kansas City Want to get your hands on a MakerBot Replicator but don’t want to wait the (as of this writing) 30 day leadtime? If you’re near Kansas City, you’re in luck. If you’re already planning to go to Maker Faire: Kansas City, you’re in even more […]
Vancouver Makers are congregating for the second ever Vancouver Mini Maker Faire this weekend, June 23rd-24th at the PNE Forum (That’s Vancouver, British Columbia – in Canada). The Vancouver Mini Maker Faire was founded by members of our local hackerspace, Vancouver Hack Space, with the help of eatART and Vancouver Community Lab. Hosting a mini […]
If you have a great idea for a web or mobile app and you and your team is able to implement this idea and you come from a European university, then maybe you’ll want to enter the Lean Investments Summer 2012 App Challenge. In the contest, you build an application or service – for iPhone, the […]