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If you want to add a little excitement to your MakerSHED gift certificates, consider giving them in cube form. It just takes 6 cards and simple folding to create a cube. I have been making cubes from my old business cards with the instructions by Ned Batchelder. All you have... Read more »

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What do you get for crafters who also venture into the tech side of things? Before you start knitting a multimeter cosy, here are some great projects and gift ideas that intersect the worlds of MAKE and CRAFT. Fashioning Technology Ready to take your craft projects to the next level?... Read more »

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Yury Gitman teaches a class about incorporating electronics into toys, he calls it “Making Toys: Playful Experience Design Through Interactive and Wireless Techniques.” This semester they’re having a public open house to showcase (and play with) the toys they’ve created during the course. There’s RFID, Arduino, and included source code.... Read more »

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I just returned from the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. I traveled with the Graffiti Research Lab who were invited as part of the New Frontier on Main program. New Frontier on Main “showcases cinematic installations, multimedia performance events, microcinema screenings, new media technology, and the Rabbit Hole, a DJ installation... Read more »

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I am visiting Sundance Film Festival with Graffiti Research Lab where GRL premiered Graffiti Research Lab: the Complete First Season. Besides spending a lot of time freezing outside with Laser Tag, GRL also debuted the Beat Case. The Beat Case is a portable audio system built to help the Palestinian... Read more »

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Graffiti Research Lab posted step by step instructions on how to make your own bullet time rig aka The Ghetto Matrix on Instructables. They designed it for a hip hop video directed by Dan Melamid and featuring Styles P, AZ and Large Professor. Link. Related The Hardest video – high... Read more »

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Apartment Therapy pointed out these directions on Metacafe for boosting your wifi signal with a soda can. They didn’t test the instructions so if you try this out, leave a comment with your results. [via] Link. Read more »