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2014-04-20 17.31.26

Anything is possible with the right mix of brains and brawn. And we all know that when we get together with our best buds, things often take a hilarious turn towards the ludicrous. Some of the oversized, outlandish projects coming out of makerspaces prove just how true — and fun — that is. Read more »

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If you’re not satisfied with glasses that only have a monochrome LED display, this model by Garret Mace of macetech instead features an array of RGB LEDs. It’s possible that you caught a glimpse of them as worn by Garret at the Bay Area Maker Faire. Last year he premiered... Read more »

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Just 3 months after raising $10 million dollars from Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh’s VegasTechFund, Factorli, a small-run factory project, has been abruptly closed, and CEO Jen McCabe fired. The announcement was posted on the Factorli site yesterday: As of last week, Jen McCabe is no longer CEO of Factorli. As... Read more »

Back in 2010, Ottawa hosted the very first Maker Faire in Canada. Since then they’ve been growing steadily, hoping for this year to be the biggest yet. If you’re in the area, you can attend the Mini Maker Faire this weekend at the Canada Science and Technology Museum. Anyone attending... Read more »

The conductive ink printing of the Squink can easily be used to produce flexible circuits

The gap between idea and prototype, prototype and product, is shrinking— and the Squink which is now raising money on Kickstarter could well be part of reason. It's a portable electronics factory, in a box. Read more »

Founders of "The Forge" at its Grand Opening in Greensboro NC

On July 22nd the city of Greensboro North Carolina was host for the grand opening of “The Forge” NC’s newest maker space. It sits at the end of a street that in the past had suffered from decades of neglect and urban decay, now home to a micro brewery, upscale... Read more »

Sample tiny prints at 25 micron resolution.

Brad Hill has designed a new 3D printer called the LittleRP that will be launching on Kickstarter today. It’s one of a crop of new affordable resin printers on the scene, and I caught up to him to discuss how it came to be and where it’s going next. How... Read more »

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