Peter Horvath

Peter Horvath

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Some incredible artwork from Meridith Pingree. My artwork physically tracks human behavior and traffic patterns using quasi-scientific, homespun, reactive sculptures. I use sensors to pick up on people’s energy and movement throughout a space. My work exists as amplifications of this subtle energy, creating unconventional, complex portraits of people and... Read more »

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Spotted on Liquidware, the new version of their Arduino IDE now supports Ruby scripting. It is integrated as a Scripting tab in the Arduino IDE. Upon startup, a listing of your ruby script files is generated from your Sketchbook directory. Ruby scripting support is built into the Antipasto Arduino IDE... Read more »

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Justin Huynh sent in this: At Maker Faire a couple weeks ago, Matt and I showed off the Open Source Gameboy and OpenBerry, and in the tradition of hacking together arduino versions of cool handheld gadgets, Matt put together the Open Source PSP with two player ping-pong on it. It’s... Read more »

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Tarver’s instrument is unique to say the least. I recently spent some time with him to witness his invention first-hand and was taken aback. High above his loft, entangled into the foundation, sits his creation. It is a beautiful expression of do-it-yourself ingenuity that is one part concrete and two... Read more »

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Tucked away on an unassuming post-industrial avenue in Toronto, Canada, is Roger Wood’s Klockwerks. A self-identifying Steampunk clock-maker, Wood is a collector and fabricator of romantic artifacts and oddities. As an artisan of fantasy his work is an amalgamation of timepieces and neo-Victorian aesthetic. If you’re familiar with the Klockwerks... Read more »

There are kits you can purchase to help you extract DNA. Here’s an interesting way you can do it with ingredients right from your kitchen cupboard! Check out these detailed instructions on the ingredients you’ll need and how to get started with your own DNA experiments. Strawberries, bacteria, humans–all living... Read more »

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Rohan Sharma and Jeff Buente, at Cornell University, posted detailed notes on their haptic vision project: The ultrasonic haptic vision system enables a person to navigate hallways and around large objects without sight, through the use of an ultrasonic rangefinder that haptically interfaces with the user via tiny vibrating motors... Read more »