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Edinburgh MakerFaire

Back for a second year the Edinburgh mini-Maker Faire is bigger and brighter than ever, and I'll be reporting live from the faire all day here at the Summerhall in Edinburgh. Read more »

BackyardBellagioFountain

Spectacular display from kiddie pools, open source software, low-cost parts. Read more »

Photo: <A href="http://aerscreen.net/gallery/">AerScreen</a>

Laminar-flow mist curtain serves as ethereal, interactive projection surface. Read more »

PirateRAadio

Alaska-based young makers Nathan Schatz, 13, and his little brother, 10, wrote in to share their fun adventures with our Raspberry Pirate Radio project. Read more »

Omniwheel from Rotacaster

Holonomic robots are cool. They move in any direction, they rotate on the spot, they even move while rotating. These unique capabilities of holonomic robots make them very well suited for operating in tight spaces. But holonomic robots are also fun to play with and look at as they move gracefully over... Read more »

Aswin Bouwmeester's holonomic Mindstorms robot, programmed with LeJOS.

Today, the team behind LeJOS — the Java operating system for Legos — released a beta edition of their software for Mindstorms EV3. LeJOS has been around since 2000, when Jose Solozano first built the open-source Java-based software for Mindstorms RCX; it’s one of several software replacement systems for Mindstorms,... Read more »

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“Venture math is a harsh mistress.” From the editors of MAKE magazine, 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 market trends. Please send items to us at makerpro@makermedia.com. Are you... Read more »