On Tuesday, June 19, 2012, the author of the O’Reilly Arduino Cookbook is offering a free webcast, Expanding the Capabilities of your Arduino Projects: Michael Margolis is the author of Arduino Cookbook 2nd Edition, a collection of projects utilizing the physical computing platform of Arduino, the open source electronics prototyping platform. In this webcast Michael […]
Final preparations are underway for North Carolina’s third annual Mini Maker Faire to be held on Saturday, June 16 in the Kerr Scott building on the NC Fairgrounds. The 2012 list of makers participating is full of exciting and creative projects from Tesla coils and solar power inventions to the return of Craig Trader’s Chaos […]
To increase the output and the founding of small and medium sized innovative companies seems one of the actual hypes all over the world. Tech accelerators and incubators popping up all over the world, spreading from major tech hubs like San Francisco and New York throughout the U.S. and international. The ARK is one of […]
Last Sunday, June 3, 2012, the Maker Faire Seoul took place in a media arts gallery in downtown Seoul. It was the first Maker Faire in Seoul and it was quite good organized. There were a lot of interesting projects and teams. Dale Dougherty recorded his highlights in this video journal.
It’s Saturday morning in Tokyo at the first Maker Conference at Miraikan. The conference is organized by O’Reilly Japan and jp.makezine.com. Maker Conference Tokyo, June 2012 MAKE’s first Japanese edition in Tokyo in 2006, edited by Hideo Tamura. The first Maker Meeting, a small Maker Faire was held in 2008. It attraced 300 people. Last […]
Easton LaChappelle, 16, of Mancos, CO, created his own servo by adding a potentiometer to a DC motor, and won a 2nd-place ribbon at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. [Via Hacked Gadgets]
Whitehouse.gov has a new-ish “petitioning” feature that allows basically anyone to start a signature-collecting campaign which, upon reaching a certain number of clicks from registered users, will require an official response on the issue in question. At issue is open access to scientific information gathered using tax dollars. Which, in the US, is about […]
Six days after it’s rendezvous with the International Space Station which first time in human 😉 history proved that private investments are able to make it up into space, the SpaceX Dragon vehicle left the ISS today. At the moment it is heading back down to earth. SpaceFlightNow has live streaming video coverage: The resupply […]
In his talk at the TED conference, Marco Tempest spins a beautiful story of what magic is, how it entertains us and how it highlights our humanity — all while working extraordinary illusions with his hands and an augmented reality machine. A magician and illusionist for the 21st century, Marco Tempest blends cutting-edge technology with […]
Look at this silent Maker Faire video with its nice soundtrack. It captures some of the magic of the Maker Faire event.