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Some of you asked for a RSS feed of all the Make: television torrents and here it is… But wait, there’s more! If you use Miro to get your content we have a Make: television channel set up there too. Here’s the one-click add. Read more »

Here’s a torrent of Make: television episode 03 @ LegalTorrents. Enter the alternative universe of Jake Von Slatt, a leading Steampunk Maker, who turns modern technology into Victorian works of art. In the Maker Workshop, John Park mounts a remote control camera on a painter’s pole to take stunning aerial... Read more »

Georgia Tech grad student Matt Gilbert has been making some awesome crochet from a pattern generator he made, finding inspiration in acoustics. He and I share a strong opinion that computing and iterative crafting (crochet, knitting, weaving, etc.) have much in common. He writes: While the Jacquard Loom allowed for... Read more »

The No. 6 dry cell was one of the first batteries to replace the “wet cell” or “dangerous glass jar of liquid chemicals”, as they were called in the olden days. This site has some great info about their history (they were used to power early telephones, for example), and... Read more »

This week I am going to be making the Open Heart kit by Jimmie Rodgers. It’s a great open source kit that uses a technique called Charliplexing for lighting up the LEDs. Why? Charlieplexing allows you to control each LED’s state individually. All you need to do is create a... Read more »

Steve Smith’s top 5 magazine vodcasts “you have to see” Some great ones in the list (I like The Onion & Cooks Illustrated) – MAKE is in the list too! Digital Media Editor Steve Smith returns to the iTunes library this week in search of video counterparts to last week’s... Read more »

Catching up on some Make: television news (we’re adding these to our news section here too)… Justin Barber @ Geek Squad has a great write up from the premiere… “When I was a kid, we only had Lincoln Logs, Tinker Toys, and Erector Sets to indulge our fantasy of putting... Read more »


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