Tonight! The next episode of Make: Live, our streaming show and tell, is celebrating MAKE v28, all about toys & games you can make yourself. David Harris will show us his RFID teddy bear, and Beatjazz pioneer Onyx Ashanti will perform and talk with us about is wireless electronic controllers for music performance. Our intern, Michael Colombo, will also show us his variation on flashlight tag. Don’t miss it!

Make: Live 18 – Toys & Games
Wednesday October 12th, 9pm ET/6pm PT
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Episode 18 features the lovely and talented:

David Harris – RFID Teddy Bear

David Harris is a science communication designer and creator of Charlie’s Bear, a location-aware teddy that interacts with objects in its environment by playing sounds and music. We’ll demonstrate the project in-studio while David calls in from Palo Alto, CA.

Onyx Ashanti – Beatjazz controllers

Onyx Ashanti is a sci-fi-obsessed electronic jazz artist crossed with a futurologist instrument inventor, a virtuoso of wind instruments and improvisation who’s determined to create the future of music. See Onyx perform and learn about his wearable, wireless control network for musical performance. Onyx will join us live from Berlin to discuss his beatjazz controllers built with Arduino and XBee.

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