In 1500, a clock was a machine that filled a room in a tower. Today, clocks are built into almost every machine we make. The same thing is happening to the camera: we’ve come from the camera obscura to the modern smartphone and are fast approaching a world in which everything we build can see. Now is the time to start planning for what we’ll make of it.
Suman Ghimire is creating better agricultural yields in Nepal by flying drones with hacked cameras that can identify diseased plants.
- Posted by Chiara Cecchini | September 14th, 2017 5:00 AM
This week, cheer for kids to work through their mistakes, get your own custom laser engravings, or capture a GIF with a polaroid camera.
- Posted by Jordan Ramée | September 3rd, 2017 6:00 AM
Alex Pietrow customized a Nintendo Game Boy Advance's camera so that it could take pictures of celestial objects.
- Posted by Jeremy S Cook | July 12th, 2017 7:00 AM
Make pinoculars by upgrading a pair of binoculars with a Raspberry Pi 2 and a Pi camera so it can view and take pictures at a distance.
- Posted by Josh Williams | June 12th, 2017 5:00 AM
You can buy a fancy webcam microscope, or you can hack an SLR Lens and an average webcam together to get the same results.
- Posted by Caleb Kraft | September 9th, 2016 5:00 AM