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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  • 01/30/2015 @ 11:34 am
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Walk into the SLS Hotel in Las Vegas and you’ll be greeted by a giant golden face perched high above the casino floor, gently floating and bobbing over the throngs of people dreaming of riches. It’s eerie enough that you might think you’ve found heaven, or that someone spiked your drink. The incredible... Read more »

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  • 01/29/2015 @ 1:34 pm
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The 3D Robotics Aero-M has 40 minutes of flight time for mapping and surveillance. Photo: 3D Robotics.

OpenExplorer is offering free drones to intrepid adventurers with goals of science and discovery. Read more »

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  • 01/26/2015 @ 1:08 pm
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A quadcopter crashed on the White House lawn early this morning. The rig, which appears from the released photo to be a white DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter with its propeller guards installed, hit the ground just after 3am, flying at “a very low altitude” according to Secret Service spokesperson Brian Leary. A person... Read more »

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Sprout by HP, a hybrid computer/design tool, is a pretty fascinating creation. We got to check out the new machine at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, in HP’s private suite in the Nobu hotel (located within Caesar’s Palace). The apparatus has three main components: a 23-inch monitor that has touchscreen... Read more »

drug drone

Amazon promises drone-delivered packages in the future. Drug smugglers in Tijuana are making this a reality even faster, although not without their own hiccups. Yesterday, Tijuana police announced the recovery of a crashed hexacopter carrying six packages of crystal meth. The flying rig, a DJI S900 hexacopter designed to carry high-end... Read more »

Science Channel

Printrbot's Brook Drumm, roboticist Brian Roe, and entrepreneur Marc Portney help makers go pro in the new series. Read more »

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  • 01/15/2015 @ 10:45 am
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Holy cow, 3D printed carbon fiber is crazy strong. Read more »