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New Project: Built a Motion Control Rig for Time-Lapse Photography

In this project, you'll learn how to use an Arduino microcontroller and a stepper motor to precisely control the panning of a camera during a time lapse. Read more on MAKE The post Built a Motion Control Rig for Time-Lapse Photography appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

3D Computer Interfaces Will Amaze—Like Going From DOS to Windows

Today, we spend as much time immersed in the digital world as we do the real world. But our computer interfaces are flawed. They force us to work in 2D... read more The post 3D Computer Interfaces Will Amaze—Like Going From DOS to Windows appeared first on Singularity HUB.

China Tightens Control on Exports of Supercomputers, Drones

China puts export license restrictions on sales of its supercomputer and drone technologies overseas

Sphero Releases SPRK Edition Educational Robot

Sphero's new generation of remote controlled robotic ball is called the Sphero SPRK Edition, and is geared towards child robotics education. Read more on MAKE The post Sphero Releases SPRK Edition Educational Robot appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

Is Drone Racing Legal?

Multicopter racing with first-person view camera systems is an increasingly popular sport—despite the FAA’s uncertain view of the activity

6 Life Lessons from Robot Combat

You can learn a lot about life by watching combat robots destroy each other. Read more on MAKE The post 6 Life Lessons from Robot Combat appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

New Project: Rebroadcast Internet Radio with a Raspberry Pi

Internet radio is a great way to listen to stations from all around the world. But finding a way to casually listen to these stations at home isn’t convenient. Stand alone internet radios are costly, and hooking your computer directly up to your stereo isn’t ideal. Show More Summary

$50 Off Matter and Form 3D Scanner and New Bevel

This week only, we are offering a $50USD discount on the Matter and Form Portable 3D Scanner. Don’t miss your chance to purchase this already truly affordable 3D scanner. Make your ideas a reality and fast track the design process. This 3D scanner is designed to slide smoothly into your workspace. Create watertight 3D models [...]Show More Summary

New Project: LED Matrix Dessert Tray

Everyone loves dessert, but what if they could light up and play animations? I'll show you how to make a dessert tray with a built-in LED matrix. Read more on MAKE The post LED Matrix Dessert Tray appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

The Billion-Dollar Trait Behind Airbnb, Instagram, and Pinterest

An overnight success… after 10 years of hard work. That's the story for my founding XPRIZE and co-founding Zero-G. It's also the story of AirBnb, Instagram, Pinterest and a lot... read more The post The Billion-Dollar Trait Behind Airbnb, Instagram, and Pinterest appeared first on Singularity HUB.

Virtual Reality Will Let You Experience the Awe Only Astronauts Have Known

Virtual reality will entertain us, connect us, open up new digital worlds—but can it revolutionize our view of the real world too? Maybe. By making us all astronauts for a... read more The post Virtual Reality Will Let You Experience the Awe Only Astronauts Have Known appeared first on Singularity HUB.

New Products – 8/3/2015

New kits, parts, and upgrades! Three new RobotGeek Geekduino Experimenter’s Kits are now available! Each kit gives you everything you need to start learning about an Arduino compatible technology, such as Touch Sensors, Displays, and Linear Actuators. Check out our whole line of Experimenter’s Kits! The Artec Block Robo LINK sets are excellent entry level [...]

Why We Really Should Ban Autonomous Weapons: A Response

Autonomous weapons could lead to low-cost micro-robots that can be deployed to anonymously kill thousands. That's just one reason why they should be banned

Think Your Conscious Brain Directs Your Actions? Think Again

Think your deliberate, guiding, conscious thoughts are in charge of your actions? Think again. In a provocative new paper in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, a team led by Dr. Ezequiel... read more The post Think Your Conscious Brain Directs Your Actions? Think Again appeared first on Singularity HUB.

Should You Buy the Hype? An Inside Look at the Virtual Reality Landscape

When 19-year-old Palmer Luckey launched an ambitious virtual reality Kickstarter campaign back in 2012, in no way could he have dreamt up a scenario that involved reawakening a billion-dollar industry,... read more The post Should You Buy the Hype? An Inside Look at the Virtual Reality Landscape appeared first on Singularity HUB.

Impressive Star Wars X-Wing Foam Drone

Master drone maker Olivier C makes a quadcopter version of the Incom T-70 X-Wing from the forthcoming Star Wars film. Read more on MAKE The post Impressive Star Wars X-Wing Foam Drone appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

Future of Virtual Reality Series Launches Today

If you’ve ever watched someone experience virtual reality for the first time, you know it can involve screaming, flapping arms, and occasional falls. On one level people know their bodies... read more The post Future of Virtual Reality Series Launches Today appeared first on Singularity HUB.

This Week’s Awesome Stories from Around the Web (Through Aug 1)

ROBOTICS: We Should Not Ban ‘Killer Robots,’ and Here’s Why Evan Ackerman | IEEE Spectrum "The problem with this argument is that no letter, UN declaration, or even a formal ban... read more The post This Week’s Awesome Stories from Around the Web (Through Aug 1) appeared first on Singularity HUB.

Litter-Robot II Repair Guide – Chapter 1: Motor

In this chapter of our Litter-Robot II Repair Guide, we will help you replace the motor on your Litter-Robot II. You can find our Litter-Robot II troubleshooting guides here: Litter-Robot II Basic Troubleshooting Guide Litter-Robot II Advanced Troubleshooting Guide You can refer to our advanced troubleshooting guide to help you open up your Litter-Robot II. Replacing [...]Show More Summary

We Can Shuttle Mind-Boggling Gobs of Data Worldwide in an Instant—But We Want More

“I have heard articulate speech produced by sunlight. I have heard a ray of the sun laugh and cough and sing.” – Alexander Graham Bell The speed of communication was... read more The post We Can Shuttle Mind-Boggling Gobs of Data Worldwide in an Instant—But We Want More appeared first on Singularity HUB.

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