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SHOT Show 2015: Hazard4 Booth and New Products

Hazard4 – one of my favorite gear makers (I use a Hazard4 “M.O.D.” briefcase for work every day) – had a fairly large display of their Cordura gear, accessories, bags, and packs. Hazard4 did unveil three new products for SHOT.  So new,...Show More Summary

BlackBerry's gold-hued Passport is even more audacious than usual

BlackBerry's Passport is already a fairly exclusive device by dint of the company's small market share, but the Canadian smartphone maker just kicked things up a notch. It's now selling a very limited edition (just 50 units) Black & Gold Passport tha...

Makerbot Adds Thingiverse Groups, A Way To Share Models With Like-Minded Makers

Thingiverse, Makerbot’s collection of public 3D models, is one of the keys to its continued success. However, thus far it has been a fairly lonely affair with users uploading their models and interacting with individuals only rarely....Show More Summary

Retrotechtacular: Planetary Gears Are Out of This World

If you’ve ever been to a Maker Faire, perused Thingiverse, or been within 100 feet of a 3D printer, you’ve probably seen a plastic set of planetary gears with a little crank or maybe a set of hyperbolic planetary gears. Those don’t serve...Show More Summary

Making Makers

A ThisDay report on the promise of hands-on education: image of Enos Akpomiemie courtesy of ThisDay...He didn’t possess a winning smile or a charismatic ambience that fills a room. But lying at his feet was a fairly large prototype of a car run on batteries. Show More Summary

ANIMAL: the Custom-Built Denim Car from South Africa

Hash reporting from Maker Faire Africa 2014: One of the most ambitions items at Maker Faire Africa this year in Johannesburg, South Africa is Samuel Ngobeni’s “art car”. He’s a designer from Germinston, who has spent the last three years building his ANIMAL car, from the ground up, that means the frame and all. Show More Summary

The Smithsonian Creates the First-Ever 3D-Printed Portrait of President Barack Obama

2 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

The Smithsonian teamed with 3D software company Autodesk to create the first-ever 3D-printed Presidential portrait. The portrait of President Barack Obama, which was first displayed as part of the White House Maker Faire (previously), is now on display at the Smithsonian Castle in Washington D.C. image via The Smithsonian submitted via Laughing Squid Tips

Obama Gets the First Ever 3D Printed Presidential Portrait

2 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

The Smithsonian teamed with 3D software company Autodesk to create the first ever 3D Printed Presidential portrait. The portrait, which was first displayed as part of the White House Maker Faire (previously), is now on display at the Smithsonian Castle in Washington D.C. image via The Smithsonian submitted via Laughing Squid Tips

Benchtop ABS Plastic Extruder at Maker Faire Africa

In the desktop machines arena from the ThingKing folks, displayed at Maker Faire Africa, Johannesburg: Lyall Sprong writes: We used the books of David J Gingery as a guide toward building the initial prototype as well as a some relevant instructables. Show More Summary

Mbadika build-it-yourself solar charger

From Maker Faire Africa 2014, Lungelo Shezi writing in the htxt.Africa Maker channelThe DIY solar mobile charger that can be built in an hour 24-year-old Netia McCray is passionate about hardware prototyping and development as well as...Show More Summary

BMW will release a plug-in hybrid of every core model, starting with the 3 Series

BMW has announced that it will release plug-in hybrid versions of all its existing models, starting with the 3 Series. This is certainly an interesting move: So far, the world's car makers have been fairly reticent in their ever-so-gradual...Show More Summary

Here's how the first 3D-printed presidential portrait was made

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

One of the highlights of the White House's first-ever Maker Faire was another first: a 3D-printed portrait that recreated the President's head with uncanny detail. But just how did this eerily realistic image come to be? The White House is more than...

Existing Apple suppliers say GT Advanced promised too much, didn't diversify enough

In the wake of the collapse of sapphire maker GT Advanced Technologies, longtime members of Apple's supply chain have characterized the iPhone maker as a tough but fair partner who offers component makers a chance at success, provided they take proper precautions.

Interview With A Printer

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

The Hackaday European tour continues, this time in Prague with Josef Pr?ša (Google translate), core developer in the RepRap project, feature at all the Maker Faires and cons, and creator of his namesake, the Prusa Mendel and i3 printers. [Prusa]‘s...Show More Summary

Meet the Famed Holocaust-Surviving Tailor Who Snuck Advice to Eisenhower in His Suits

This article was originally posted in Vanity Fair. In 1956, Martin Greenfield was a twentysomething Czech immigrant working as a tailor at the well-regarded Brooklyn suit maker GGG Clothes. Greenfield had gotten in the door, in 1947,...Show More Summary

"African Start-Ups are a form of Design"

From SmartMonkeyTV and interview with the director of Museum of African Design host of Maker Faire Africa 2014Aaron Kohn, Director, Museum of African Design (MOAD) talks about: what MOAD covers; its 21 Icons exhibition; exhibitions past...Show More Summary

Bloomberg TV's Cory Johnson Explains Why Net Neutrality Matters For A Fair IT Market

From the November 10 edition of Bloomberg TV's Market Makers: Previously: Bloomberg Host Calls Out Telecom CEO On Net Neutrality Stance Broadcast Nightly News Ignore Landmark FCC Proposal On Net Neutrality Shepard Smith Tells Anti-Net Neutrality Guest He "Sound[s] Like A Corporate Shill"

Ackman To Allergan Board: Valeant Can Pay More For Company

BOSTON (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc can pay "substantially" more for Allergan Inc and should get a fair shot at buying it, William Ackman, the Botox maker's biggest shareholder, said on Friday. Ackman said this...Show More Summary

NYC MoMA adds five maker devices to its permanent collection

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

If you've ever been to a Maker Faire, you know its as much of an art show as a technology showcase. Builders debut everything from robotic bands to educational circuitry kits at these events, and the NYC Museum of Modern Art is about to immortalize...

First Class-Action Suit Filed Against Takata Over Airbag Defects

With nearly 8 million vehicles recalled, 30 injuries and at least four deaths linked to potentially defective Takata airbags, it should come as no surprise that the Japanese auto parts maker would face its fair share of lawsuits from...Show More Summary

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