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Adam Flaherty

Adam Flaherty

I make cool stuff and write about other people making cool stuff on makezine.com. If you have something you think I should see, send me a tip.

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iPhone-sweater

Check out this cool Janne Kyttanen-inspired 3D-printed iPhone sweater case from Shapeways' Design for iPhone 5 Contest winner ArtizanWork. It's a prime example of the sort of object that can only be produced with a 3D printer. The unibody construction with both hard and soft surface attributes combined with a... Read more »

umbrella_stand

Being wet weather season, this ambient weather forecasting umbrella stand hack from Simone Marra illustrates just how easy it is to integrate a networked controller with your project. Utilizing a Grove Nest board, a WiFi networking module, a motion sensor, and some RGB LEDs, Marra has built a handy way... Read more »

paperwiiu_thumb

One quick and easy way to get a prototype without going through the hassle of using a rapid prototyping machine is to use cardboard. Check out this simple game prototype from Kyoto-based UI designer Kazuyuki Motoyama. Read more »

malm-cocktail

Video games got their start in bars, so it was only fitting that the cocktail-style arcade cabinet would come to be. Check out this mod from redditor franchy36. Built into an IKEA Malm chest of drawers, with a slide-out controller, this stylish retro arcade game turns into a working piece... Read more »

Infinite-3Dprinted-bacon

Being able to ask "what if…" and getting a print a few minutes later is part of what makes 3D printing so amazing. You might not be able to print a flying car or jetpack anytime soon, but rather, indulging creative curiosity to further the next big thing brings the... Read more »

skittle_sorter

Do you like your rainbow of flavor to be sorted by discrete wavelength? If so, then you'll appreciate Brian Egenriether's Skittles Sorting Machine 2. Using an IR LED and phototransistor to determine the appropriate color, a BASIC Stamp 2 controls three servo motors to actuate a turnstile and chute selector... Read more »

ifixit-surface-teardown

The folks over at iFixit go the extra mile to bring you the Microsoft Surface Tablet Teardown. Not your average piece of hardware, the Microsoft Surface is a slim entry into the already bloated tablet market--though a release that was eagerly anticipated and met with great enthusiasm. Getting inside the... Read more »

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