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We’ve known Ian Charnas as part of a team that built the wonderfully whimsical Waterfall Swing, which you may have seen at Maker Faire, on “The Today Show”, or on the roof of a museum in Linz, Austria. But Ian’s day job is welcoming about 3,000 visitors a month to through the doors... Read more »

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  Katherine Hague deals with the newest wearables every day at the Blueprint, a marketplace for new and inventive tech. This exposure gives her some insight into what is really going on in the market place, and she has some ideas about where it will go in the future. Her... Read more »

Caipei and Hanfang Cao at Maker Faire NY 2013.

A phoenix, dragons, a flying Jesus with accompanying angels, and a flying wizard (not to be confused with Harry Potter) are among the menagerie of creations you may see this year at Maker Faire. It sounds a bit crazy and maybe it is, but I loved it last year and I'm... Read more »

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littleBits founder and CEO Ayah Bdeir shows how their new Hardware Development Kit and bitLab enables makers to create their own Bits to work with their electronics prototyping library and then offer them for sale to others. She demonstrates two new Bits that were created with HDK: Bleep Drum, a... Read more »

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Today at MakerCon, Inventables' Zach Kaplan announced that the web-based CNC software Easel is moving out of beta testing and into full release. Read more »

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From MakerCon in New York, Cornell Systems Engineering faculty member Dr. David R. Schneider talks about developing student makers within their engineering program. He also discusses the success of the Intel-Cornell Cup, a college-level embedded design competition which motivates student makers into becoming professional designers. Read more »

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If you’ve ever wondered what retired old men (I’d assume some of them are or were engineers, scientists, or science teachers) do when they’re not annoying their wives, apparently some of them go out to eat with the Romeo club (the video will explain). Lee Hite, one of the members,... Read more »

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