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The latest DIY ideas, experiments and demonstrations in the science of space, medicine, health and energy.

Lego Bricks + Raspberry Pi = Awesome Motorized Microscope

Lego Bricks + Raspberry Pi = Awesome Motorized Microscope

IBM research has released a project that allows you to build a motorized, high quality microscope from Lego bricks and a Raspberry pi for roughl $300. They call the project MicroscopPy, and they’ve shared the build notes on Github. As you can see in the video, the build is surprisingly simple and uses the standard […]

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Level Up Your AI Skillset and Dive Into The Deep End Of TinyML

Level Up Your AI Skillset and Dive Into The Deep End Of TinyML

Machine learning (ML) is a growing field, gaining popularity in academia, industry, and among makers. We will take a look at some of the available tools to help make machine learning easier, but first, let’s review some of the terms commonly used in machine learning. John McCarthy provides a definition of artificial intelligence (AI) in […]

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Detecting Air Quality With Awesome Fashion

Detecting Air Quality With Awesome Fashion

Detecting air quality certainly sounds important, but also sounds kind of dull. This project from Geeky Faye turns that concept on it’s head with a beautiful piece of fashion. Embedding an air quality sensor and a whole bunch of LEDs in a 3D printed frame, Allie managed to create a stunning display that really catches […]

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Share the Repair

Share the Repair with Wayne Seltzer

A lifelong fixer himself, Wayne Seltzer started the U-Fix-It Clinic in Boulder, Colorado to help others learn to fix things. Wayne helped put the “you” in Fixit Clinics, making sure they empowered people to learn to do the repairs themselves rather than having an expert do it for them.

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Will Be Better Prepared the Next Time?

Make:cast – Will We Be Better Prepared the Next Time?

Join the Conversation at RespiraCon II “So how are we going to end this thing and then prepare better for the next one? I would not want to go into the next pandemic without major changes to the way maker movements are integrated into national systems of pandemic preparedness and response.” Leith Greenslade How can […]

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