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Infamous art world prankster and DIYer Tom Sachs' new exhibition of homemade boomboxes sounds pretty good! Read more »

battlebots

“There are many robots under development that are intelligent but can’t do anything” — Yaskawa Electric chairman Junji Tsuda From the editors of Make:, the Maker Pro Newsletter is about the impact of Makers on business and technology. Our coverage includes hardware startups, new products, incubators, and innovators, along with technology and... Read more »

Captain America Shield

  I’ve seen some incredible fan art in my day, but I really lit up when I spotted these amazing stained glass lamps by Michael McLane. He uses the Tiffany Glass Technique to create these three dimensional glowing heads. I just love to see these age old traditional hand crafts... Read more »

bmo

So many Adventure Time fans wish that they could have their own personal BMO, a quirky living game system from the show. If you’re not yet familiar, watch the video below, it will give you a quick taste of BMO’s role. Obviously based on the GameBoy, BMO is the digital friend... Read more »

Blue-Yellow-Red

"Blue-Yellow-Red" is a transmedia installation created by Nashville, Tennessee, interdisciplinary artist and transmedia performer, Robbie Lynn Hunsinger. The exhibit was created for the Frist Center as part its 2014 Kandinsky exhibit. Read more »

DWA03

On a cold winter night in Kongsberg Norway, dancers draped in white sheets stand in a warm auditorium waiting to hear their mark. As the mark arrives, each dancer hits a button and is instantly lit up with 136 RGB LEDs. The dancers move fluidly across the stage in sync... Read more »

LinkStarterKit_v2

  “We make invention accessible,” boasts Quirky, a company that develops products designed by everyday inventors through online submissions, and which currently offers 400+ products submitted by more than 1,000 inventors. It’s a complex, ambitious model for a startup– perhaps overly so. Despite glowing reviews from a variety of publications,... Read more »

iPhoto-7

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzrPN0v-N0U?feature=player_embedded&w=640&h=360] In this project the Raspberry Pi with the PiCam is used as a wireless camera which can transmit images over long distances, usually hundreds of meters! Images are transmitted by amateur radio (ham radio) using slow scan television (SSTV) on the 2 meter band (144.5MHz). Thanks to Oliver... Read more »

housebyhoff_window_chalkboard_organizer_01

To the right kind of maker, charming old wood-frame windows can be a downright irresistible flea market or roadside find. There’s just something about them that begs to be rescued and turned into something awesome. And, since they’re not generally the most energy-efficient option for modern homes, they’re actually pretty... Read more »

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If you’re a Maker Pro—a tinkerer interested in going to the next level by bringing an invention to market—consider entering your design in the Pitch Your Prototype Challenge, a collaboration between Make: and Cornell University with the goal of digging up promising prototypes from the Maker community. The winning individual or team, which will... Read more »