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RobotsConf 2013: Mission Accomplished!

RobotsConf 2013: Mission Accomplished!

RobotsConf, a new conference designed to transform coders into makers, was a huge success!

I spoke with conference curators Chris and Laura Williams before the event. They had an audacious plan, and I wondered if it would work. I’ve attended many tech conferences and maker events, but never one with this format – a format which was later referred to as “sleep-away maker camp” by an attendee.

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Your Projects

Your Projects

“Your Projects” is a column that features some of the awesome creations our readers have been making. These projects from our readers come from the MAKE Google+ Community and beyond.

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The Hand of God

Art Hack Day Explores the God Mode

For hackers whose medium is art and artists whose medium is tech, Art Hack Day has established itself as an annual event of wonder in NYC.

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Hacking on the Frontier of Gestural Input

Hacking on the Frontier of Gestural Input

When the Microsoft Kinect game controller came onto the scene in 2010, the maker community immediately saw its potential as an input device for 3D scanning, gestural input, and spacial recognition. Initially, Microsoft didn’t like the idea of people hacking their product, but it didn’t stop the most eager among us from successfully cracking the […]

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Leap Motion Alters Sounds of Multiple Instruments

Leap Motion Alters Sounds of Multiple Instruments

Now that developers are getting a chance to play around with the new Leap Motion, we’re seeing some interesting experiments. Stephane performs a tune where the sounds of instruments are altered using this new motion-based controller.

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MAKE at CES 2013: Hands on with the Leap Motion Controller

MAKE at CES 2013: Hands on with the Leap Motion Controller

[youtube=http://youtu.be/SnYjUYoIFQQ] They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, which is especially true on the floor of CES. Some of the most nondescript booths have some of the most amazing things and some of the largest, glitziest booths show nothing but ho-hum technology. In the former category, you have Leap Motion. Tucked in […]

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