Mike Senese

Mike Senese

Mike Senese is the Executive Editor of Make: magazine. He is also a TV host, starring in various engineering and science shows for Discovery Channel, including Punkin Chunkin, How Stuff Works, and Catch It Keep It.

An avid maker, Mike spends his spare time tinkering with remote-control aircraft, doing amateur woodworking, and attempting to cook the perfect pizza.

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Latest from Mike Senese

Replicator2

The company announces plans to re-organize it business through staff and expense reductions and closure of its three brick-and-mortar stores. Read more »

pancake-bot

Two universals: People love robots, and people love pancakes. And thanks to a Maker Faire regular, you will soon be able to own the clever machine that combines these two beloved elements into one perfect gadget. Behold PancakeBot, the automated, custom flapjack-making assistant. The origins of PancakeBot, which finishes its Kickstarter... Read more »

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  The Create section of SXSW gets more engaging every year, and the Dremel booth was one of the busiest spots inside the tent this year, offering numerous hands-on activities and even bringing a high-caliber builder to help inspire the attendees. The Dremel team came out in force, displaying a... Read more »

x-carve

Inventables is known for the open-source, easily-modded Shapeoko 2 CNC machine. Today, they break ways with that brand as they launch their own machine, dubbed X-Carve, and with it bring a number of upgrades and new features to the DIY subtractive-manufacturing community. The Shapeoko line began with Edward Ford‘s $300 proof of... Read more »

FAA-logo

Today, the FAA released its long-awaited proposed legislation for small drones, specifying a weight limit of 55 pounds and daytime-only, line-of sight use for the craft, among other requirements. As quadcopters and other small easy-to-fly, self-navigating aircraft have grown with incredible popularity in the past couple years, the community using them... Read more »

voltera v1

The Voltera V-One circuit printer, one of our favorite finds at CES this year, just launched its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter — and hit $100,000 in 35 minutes. The Voltera system provides multiple capabilities: It will print the traces for your prototype circuit board (at 8mil space and trace), dispense... Read more »

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The DJI gang and Good Morning America teamed up in Iceland this morning to fly drones over a live volcano — and stream it live for the world to see. The first-of-its-kind broadcast happened this morning from Bardarbunga Volcano, located in a remote part of central Iceland. According to ABC News,... Read more »