June 17, 2016
Pushing the maker envelope all the way to the Master level, [Przemyslaw Brudny], [Marek Ulita], and [Maciej Olejnik] from the Politechnika Wroclawska in Poland packed a UAV full of custom sensor boards for their thesis project. The Skywalker X-8 FPV drone underwent extensive modifications to accommodate the embedded systems as well as upgrading the chassis… via […]
April 27, 2016
Robotic Glockenspiel plays Popcorn Canadian James Cochrane created a beautiful prototype for this robotic glockenspiel player built out of solenoids, wooden dowels, paperclips and elastic bands. But this is a completely different bag of computer chips, using servos, an Arduino Uno, MIDI shield and Adafruit’s 16 channel I2C servo driver. “My next project is to […]
February 7, 2016
This week we trawl the net for interesting digital bits and find ourselves in animal territory with a full scale 3D printed elephant and some shaky cats in super Slo-Mo. In 2014 World Animal Protection’s Dutch team undertook a project asking people to sign an online pledge never to ride an elephant. Tourist shows and […]
January 30, 2016
When one snowboarding company took to Youtube marketing a few years ago, they fired up some really cool projects. Anyone need a snowboard with solar power? Apparently there are only so many snowboards you can make before the creative well runs dry. Solar powered boarding may be the apex. Yes it did actually work, charging […]
November 10, 2015
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Source: Two Turntables and No Microphone on Hackaday Jan Godde built this sexy ‘wooden sensor box with two rotary disks‘ as a sound creation experiment. Just look at the video to see how the platters work with the touch sensitive sliders, a gorgeous piece of interactive design. As Hackaday – where the project is featured – […]
October 8, 2015
Indulge your inner astronaut and Halloween delights with Newcastle Centre For Life’s autumn exhibitions and workshops. On All Hallows’ Eve groans and moans are guaranteed as otherwise sane people don the gore and get ready for Halloween Late’s horrifying antics. Saturday 31 October will be the chance for fans of the Walking Dead to go […]
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