You’ve probably caught wind of a show in the works, hosted by amazing hardware modder Ben Heckendorn. The show has finally launched, on element14, and it’s pretty cool. In this first episode, Ben builds an Xbox controller for a one-handed gamer and starts in on an Xbox 360 laptop, a “Big Build” project he’ll work on over multiple episodes. Viewers can write in with build requests.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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