Nathan Hurst

Nathan Hurst

Nathan Hurst is an editor at Make. He loves anything having to do with science or bicycling. He tweets as @nathanbhurst.

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An audience member at RoboGames is entranced by robot dance moves. Photo: Dave Schumaker

Yes, we know, BattleBots is back. And we love it. But sometimes smashing and burning and cutting and flipping stuff isn't what you're into. Read more »

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Shopbot now has open-source FabMo software, a digital fabrication platform for PC, Mac, Linux, and mobile, and Sturmer hopes to see developers building apps for it Read more »

Bonnie, Daniel, and Erica, from MakerKids

It's called "MakerKids Rube Goldberg Device," but the point of the exhibit is more about getting kids to work together toward a goal Read more »

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These are students at the Bay School of San Francisco, and the makers of AJAX, a hydraulic exoskeleton that looks like something from a movie. Read more »

Denny, surrounded by MakerCon attendees

Denny is powered by Intel Edison, a SRAM E-Matic electric assist hub, and you. Designers Matt and John walk us through the latest version, coming soon via bike manufacturer Fuji. Read more »

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Using EMG, or electromyography, to read muscle signals, amplify them, and transmit them into another person's muscle via transcutaneal electric stimulation. Read more »