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Alasdair Allan

Alasdair Allan is a scientist, author, hacker, tinkerer and co-founder of a startup working on fixing the Internet of Things. He spends much of his time probing current trends in an attempt to determine which technologies are going to define our future.

Latest from Alasdair Allan

The Carbon Origins Apollo data logger board

This is the story of a group of college students who moved to the Mojave Desert, bought a house, painted it white, and turned it into a make-shift lab. Then they went out to launch rockets. Read more »

Escher's Waterfall

The chance to build two perpetual motion machines in just two weeks? Not every project on Kickstarter deserves your dollars. Read more »

Welcome to the faire

A call to action, to pick up your tools and get started making, and to be part of the next industrial revolution. Read more »

The Raspberry Pi powered ROV

There was a second underwater ROV at Maker Faire Trondheim today. This one came with added water, and was powered by a Raspberry Pi. Read more »

Rune wirelessly rocking Maker Faire Trondheim

Originally prototyped using an Arduino, Aalberg Audio's guitar delay pedal and Bluetooth LE remote control now looks like a product, not a prototype. Read more »

The Polarworks Alta 3D printer

After a while all 3D printers start to the look the same, but there are a few that are different. I talked to Simen from Polarworks about their upcoming Alta printer. Read more »

The "Google Cardboard"-type viewer in action

What happens when you mix a "Google Cardboard"-style viewer with with a Go Pro spherical camera mount? Read more »

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