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John Baichtal

John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal

Latest from John Baichtal


"Zero to Maker" author David Lang explains the origins of the OpenROV project, which created an open-source DIY submersible, in essence a tethered underwater drone that you can build yourself from a kit. Read more »


Exceptional Hardware Software Meeting #2, aka EHSM, has issued a call for proposals in preparation of their June convention. This time it's held in a particle physics laboratory! Read more »


Ben Katz' ferociously cool all-terrain scooter is a Terminator-esque monstrosity of milled steel, shock absorbers, and knobby rubber tires. Read more »


News and information from the world of hackerspaces! Read more »


Jack Holloway of Rupt designed Control, a series of 3D-printable furniture joints that allow you to build your own furniture. Read more »


Nootropic Design's Audio Hacker Shield adds some majorly cool noisemaking capabilities to your Arduino. It lets you can record, store, and replay audio, mix samples, create audio effects and new sounds. Read more »


You want a speaker with totally insane bass? Why not build a speaker that you can sit inside for that totally visceral bass that you might encounter at an actual concert. Read more »