Customized MAKE robot

I’m at the Albuquerque Academy today giving a soldering workshop. We are using the learn to solder kit available in Maker Shed. One student decided to give his robot antennae by not trimming the LED leads and adding blobs of solder to the tips. Very cool! Read more »

Chris Anderson Packs the House!

DIY drones are the rage! Chris flew a quadcopter off the stage, and entertained droves of questions from how much weight the copters can carry, to FAA regulations, and announced that they would have a new ARM-based APM (Ardu Pilot Mega) by Maker Faire New York. Read more »

The Subtleties of Flight

Jasper Hugunin has always wanted to fly, and today on the Innovation Stage he got a shot courtesy of Aero’s flight simulator rig. The wings leverage Wiimotes to give the user a pretty awesome virtual experience of how an albatross gets around. Aero will be going from 10-10:45 on the... Read more »

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