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Country Scientist — Startups: Origins of the PC Revolution

Today’s smartphones and tablets, laptop and desktop computers all trace their ancestry to the arrival of the hobby computer era of the 1970s.

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Making Trouble — Pneubotics: Walking Bouncy Castles

Biology doesn’t use metal, and it doesn’t use servos. Nature points to some very interesting alternatives.

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Made On Earth — Drill-Powered Future Trike

In MAKE Volume 26, we featured a drill-powered go-kart you can build at home. As cool as that vehicle is, it looks positively retro compared to the EX, a futuristic drill-powered vehicle designed by promising young German designer Nils Ferber.

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