This Week in Making: New Planets, Voice Control, and 3D Printed Action Figures

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This Week in Making: New Planets, Voice Control, and 3D Printed Action Figures

Faces of Open Source is a portrait project, documenting those who have built the open source community to where it is.

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The MATRIX Voice hopes to be your platform for DIY voice recognition. It integrates with Google Voice as well as Amazon Alexa.

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NASA announced the discovery of some new planets orbiting around the star Trappist-1. Three of them happen to be in the habitable zone, but keep in mind, they’re 40 light years away.

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UArm is back on IndieGogo with two arm versions; The Uarm Swift and Uarm Pro.

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The zippityboombot prints in one piece (if your printer is fine tuned), but then has full articulation. Its pretty cute, and free on Thingiverse too.

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The more cars become computers, the more you’ll need electronics to tweak, adjust, and hack them. Machina is a tool to let you take control of your car’s computer and tweak all you want.

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