In the medical device arena: Image courtesy of Maker Faire MakerNurses are the problem solvers and patient advocates who live and work in the heart of our healthcare system. MakerNurses recognize the opportunity for better patient care through improved technology or new design. Show More Summary
What if you could assemble your house like Legos using free modeling software and a 3D printer? Eric Schimelpfening of SketchThis.NET at Maker Faire, New York designed a 3D-printable house-WikiHouse- entirely in SketchUp that can be downloaded by anyone, customized
DUBAI (Reuters) - U.S. arms maker Raytheon Co said on Tuesday it hoped to finalize the sale of its Patriot air and missile defense system to Qatar "fairly quickly," and wrap up the sale of additional Patriot fire units to Kuwait before the end of the y...
When it comes to Android smartphones, brands such as Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorola, and Sony usually come to mind, although in all fairness, companies such as Lenovo have also released their own smartphones, such as the Vibe Z as a prime example. Show More Summary
Metal printers aren't ready to enter the average home, but a new printer on Indiegogo offers a workaround at a fairly affordable price.
By Power Hedge: Last week, I read an article by Morgan Myrmo entitled, "Finding Liquor Stocks As Income Investments." In this article, Mr. Myrmo made the case for investing in the stocks of spirit makers due to the rising consumption of spirits and wine in the United States. Show More Summary
Well, this is disappointing. Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, apparently has decided to act like a trademark bully. The maker of a fairly popular version of Linux sent a cease-and-desist letter to the website FixUbuntu.com, which...Show More Summary
The University of Kent has their own hacker space, called [Maker Society]. Every year the school holds an orientation for new students called the Fresher’s Faire. The [Maker Society] display at this year’s Fresher’s Faire included a group of partially clothed Furbies singing the classic Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen. Show More Summary
While Nokia's 41MP Lumia 1020 smartphone has received more than its fair share of publicity this year, the Finnish handset maker also launched two additional phones this year. The Lumia 925 and Lumia 928 are interesting imaging devices in their own right, while software updates have kept last year's Lumia 920 competitive as well. Show More Summary
Once they've finished hunting us down, it looks like the machines will be able to put on a good show to celebrate. The all-robot band, Z-Machines, have been making erratic appearances across Japan since early Summer, and Maker Faire Tokyo seemed like the most appropriate place to show off some...
Queens Museum, atrium This has been a pretty great fall in the borough of Queens. From the NY Art Book Fair and Maker Faire earlier this season, to the ambitious Empire Drive-In that just closed 10 days ago, Queens – typically perceived as the dowdy counterpart to Brooklyn’s thriving culture of creative professionals – is […]
These are the four things I couldn't wait to tell you about when I got home from two different Mini Maker Faires. read more
Want to check out what the new Decatur Makers group is making? Lew sends in this announcement… This Saturday, the Atlanta Mini Maker Faire (makerfaireatl.com) will be held at Georgia Tech. This is a free, family-friendly, annual gathering of makers, hackers, geeks, artists, robots, scientists, and normal folks who just enjoy hanging out with other creative people. […]
Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission on Thursday fined the local unit of South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. for undermining the reputation of Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC Corp. In a notice on its website, the consumer protection body...Show More Summary
This is a video from the Kansas City Maker Faire of a Tesla coil playing AWOLNATION's 'Sail'. It almost sounds like the song was meant to be performed by Tesla coils. It wasn't though, it was meant to be performed in my earbuds when I am pumping iron at the gym AND GETTING FING YOKED. Show More Summary
The Mini Maker Faire will be at Georgia Tech this Saturday, 10-5. Admission is free – get your tickets here. If you’re not hanging out with carpetbaggers and scallywags (Buzz excluded, of course), then come get your geek on!
The tesla coil is transitioning from the lab to the stage. Nikola Tesla's invention was meant to create high voltage, high frequency alternating-current electricity. At the 2013 Kansas City Maker Faire, however, someone decided to have...Show More Summary
Highvoltagefeathers played “Sail” by Awolnation on an audio-modulated Dual Resonant Solid State Tesla Coil (DRSSTC) at the 2013 Kansas City Maker Faire. Here’s the original song: video 1 via highvoltagefeathers, video 2 via AWOLNATION via reddit, Viral Viral Videos
Even though it’s been a while since the Rome Maker Faire, we’re still getting some tips from the trenches of Europe’s largest gathering of makers. One of these is a 30-minute experiment from [Luong]. He wondered if it would be possible...Show More Summary
Pair of ex-Valve employees debuted their creation at Maker Faire 2013 and plans a retail offering with Kickstarter's help.