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Designed to engage and empower the maker community, Intel’s “Inside the Blue” project encourages makers to create robotic creatures using their Galileo board. These creatures are meant respond to invisible waves all around us. To help makers get inspired, they recruited a beta teams to make a few of these... Read more »

The "raw" project sans enclosure.

There's a new Bitcoin index in town. Our Crypto Currency Tracker could easily be modified to work with this new tracker, and perform additional functions such as physical notifications or text alerts. Read more »

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Since contracting Ebola can only happen when people come in contact with infected fluids, caregivers need to be protected. Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) are actually the solution but current PPE come with drawbacks. Improving PPE is a major goal of Fighting Ebola and it’s one area where makers can have an impact. What follows is an introduction to... Read more »

Silly String Spraying

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays for one reason. Candy! However by the end of the night, the neighborhood kids have usually picked over my candy bucket. This year I’m going to change that! To keep kids away, I’m going use an Arduino to detect when someone has their... Read more »

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Autodesk, one of the world's most prominent creative software companies, is launching its first piece of hardware this year. Read more »

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Redditor MoobyTheGoldenCalf appears to have turned the dynamics of the trick-or-treater to candy-giver relationship upside down with this ingenious vending machine costume that he made for his son this year. Read more »

Finished Makey Robot

“Bam” on the lulzbot forums shared an interesting project recently. He printed a small mount for his extruder that allows it to hold a pen, essentially turning his 3D printer into a standard plotter, or 2D printer. A few custom settings in the software package Cura allowed the gcode necessary... Read more »

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