A Visually Impaired Mother Sees Her Ultrasound Thanks to 3D Printing

A Visually Impaired Mother Sees Her Ultrasound Thanks to 3D Printing

A Huggies-sponsored clip showing visually impaired mother-to-be Tatiana Guerra as she “sees” her unborn child for the first time with a 3D printed ultrasound has racked up nearly 10 million views on YouTube. A São Paulo-based digital production outfit known as “The Goodfellas” produced the print. Using a special file extension available... Read more »

By , 05/17/2015 @ 4:54 pm

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Last Chance to Vote in the Pitch Your Prototype Challenge

Last Chance to Vote in the Pitch Your Prototype Challenge

Voting in the Pitch Your Prototype challenge (a contest organized by Make: and Cornell University in which the winning individual or team will take home $5,000 to continue development of their prototype) will close at midnight on Monday. To cast your vote, look at the full gallery of submissions, and read the rules to... Read more »

By , 05/17/2015 @ 9:40 am

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Arduino Announces New Brand, Genuino, Manufacturing Partnership with Adafruit

Arduino Announces New Brand, Genuino, Manufacturing Partnership with Adafruit

Through a U.S. manufacturing partnership with Adafruit and the launch of a new global sister brand called Genuino, Arduino.cc today announces a couple of big moves that address the manufacturing challenges that have emerged for the company over the past few months. Much of 2015 has seen the open-source board... Read more »

By , 05/16/2015 @ 1:09 pm

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Thud Rumble demo sensor turntable

Thud Rumble Demos Intel-based DJ Hardware at MakerCon

During Wednesday’s closing talk at San Francisco’s MakerCon, members of Thud Rumble demonstrated a suite of digital DJ tools developed in collaboration with Intel and their Edison platform. Thud Rumble co-founder Ritchie “YogaFrog” Desuasido preceded the demo with a talk about the evolution of DJ technology from record crates, to... Read more »

By , 05/15/2015 @ 9:23 am

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Documenting the Maker Movement from Copenhagen to Bremen

Documenting the Maker Movement from Copenhagen to Bremen

Editor’s note: Madison Worthy and Miriam Engle are biking across Europe, visiting different Makerspaces, and filming Self-Made, a documentary about their adventure and the Makers they meet. You can find the other parts to this series at the end of this article. We are Madison Worthy and Miriam Engle, and... Read more »

By , 05/14/2015 @ 3:10 pm

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Zach Supalla Announces Particle

Zach Supalla Announces Particle

MakerCon was full of exciting announcements, interesting presentations, and even a few surprises. Zach Supalla, co-founder and CEO of Spark IO, shocked many when he ended his presentation announcing that going forward, Spark IO will now be Particle. We caught up with Supalla and discussed his experiences building the company, his... Read more »

By , 05/14/2015 @ 2:23 pm

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