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While attending UCSB in 2001, Mike Hexter founded Hexcorp, a product design and consulting firm with a reputation for passion and for cutting edge technology. Over the years, the company has developed a wide array of specialized skills such as rapid prototyping, research and development, product design, manufacturing and business... Read more »
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Conference badges can be boring, some can be cool and make nice souvenirs, then there are those that might actually be a reason to go to a conference or event in itself. The TiLDA MKe badge from the upcoming EMF 2014 event looks like it will be one of the... 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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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Electronics and playing LEGO have always been passions of mine. As a child I had a monster collection of LEGO and drooled over my ‘Dick Smith Electronics’ catalogue filled electronics parts and kits (Australian version of Radio Shack/Tandy). As I enter my 40th year, I am finally bringing these two... Read more »
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