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Tindie Biz is Yelp For Manufacturing

Tindie Biz is Yelp For Manufacturing

Maker marketplace Tindie, an online store where Makers can buy and sell homemade gadgets, launched a beta service called Tindie Biz this week for finding and reviewing suppliers and manufacturers. “We hear stories of makers paying $20k for introductions to manufacturers or a startup losing $100k to middlemen that never produce,”... Read more »

By , 02/13/2015 @ 10:22 am

Categories: Arduino, Crowdfunding, Maker Pro, Raspberry Pi | No Comments

Helping Those In Need With A Portable 3D Printed Wind Turbine

Helping Those In Need With A Portable 3D Printed Wind Turbine

In today’s connected world, cellular service is often more ubiquitous than the power needed to charge the phones. A few years ago, a post here at Make pointed me to a story about the creation of a simple hydroelectric generator to help residents of small village in Guatemala charge their phones so that they could sell... Read more »

By , 02/11/2015 @ 3:01 pm

Categories: 3D Printing, Energy, Open Source Hardware | No Comments

Video: Teenage NASA Employee Creates Mind-Control Bionic Arm

Video: Teenage NASA Employee Creates Mind-Control Bionic Arm

It’s always great to hear about young people doing good things for humanity. Easton LaChappelle not only blows my mind but is a huge inspiration. The 19 year old recently accepted a job with NASA after creating a 3D printed prosthetic arm that is controlled by your mind. LaChappelle become interested in robotics and technology at... Read more »

By , 02/10/2015 @ 3:01 pm

Categories: Electronics, Health, Makers, Open Source Hardware, Robotics, Science | 2 Comments

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