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How-To: Brake Light Backpack for Cyclists

How-To: Brake Light Backpack for Cyclists

Check out what MAKE alum Becky Stern has been up to over at adafruit, lately.

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Air Pollution Detecting Shirts Featured on CNN

Anderson Cooper 360° featured Warning Signs, a project by NYU ITP students Nien Lam and Sue Ngo. These t-shirts, which are decorated with either a heart or lungs, change color when an elevated level of carbon monoxide is detected. Full details about the project can be found on Nien’s blog. Isn’t it great to see […]

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Soft Circuit Saturdays at Cambridge Mini Maker Faire

Soft Circuit Saturdays at Cambridge Mini Maker Faire

Angela Sheehan runs a site of crafty creations called Soft Circuit Saturdays. She demonstrates lots of neat ways that you can combine circuits with fabrics to entertain all your senses and even protect your tongue. She will be showing her work at this Saturday’s Cambridge Mini Maker Faire from noon to 4pm just outside the Cambridge Public Library.

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Speed Vest project build

One of my HacDC cohort, Erica Kane, did the Speed Vest project from MAKE Volume 19. We’re always thrilled when people do the projects in the magazine, document their builds, and share the results with us. Erica details her build on her family blog. She writes in email: As you suggested, I blogged about the […]

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Psst – whisper synth makes wearable sound

Psst – whisper synth makes wearable sound

Andrew from San Francisco constructed this sonically stylish piece – Whisper was conceived as a simple wearable audio device that would be lightweight, comfortable, and provide an engaging and simple interface that was capable of producing interesting noises. I had recently been working on AVR code for sound synthesis for my Whispering Islands installation, and […]

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