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Phillip Torrone

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The Latest in Hobby Robotics

Maker Faire is coming up, if you're traveling on planes to the event, keep all this in mind. I realize just by posting this it will cause some "passionate" debate - but I think there's value in talking about this so we can all work together and travel without too... Read more »


"Imagine that you have a big box of sand in which you bury a tiny model of a footstool. A few seconds later, you reach into the box and pull out a full-size footstool: The sand has assembled itself into a large-scale replica of the model. That may sound like... Read more »


Your Teeth Fight Back Against Bacteria With Graphene! Read more »


If you make, use, or benefit from open-source hardware, please consider taking this survey to help develop a picture of the OSHW community! Read more »


"Nokia hopes to jolt the personal electronics and tattoo industries simultaneously with a new patent for a haptic tattoo that transmits “a perceivable impulse” through a person’s skin when he or she gets a phone call, text message or email alert." Read more »


They plan to use 3-D printer to make complete organs for transplants down the road. Read more »


This will motivate a lot of kids to learn about micro-controllers for sure. Read more »