Cheap Arm Project: Affordable, Open Source DIY Robotics

CHAP Cheap Arm Project

Not so long ago, when we mentioned “open source,” we were nearly always talking about software. These days, open source can refer to almost anything — like this affordable DIY robot from “Cheap Arm Project.” […]

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An Open Source Unicycle Motor

Unicycle Motor

Open source driving a single wheel. Now, that’s a balancing act. Look at this open source unicycle motor.

The Screening Room

My open source buddy Kevin Cole, who lives in Washington DC […]

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iCub the Open Source Robot

iCub

It occurs to us that the iCub might be the perfect companion for an only child. Probably cheaper in the long run than a little brother or sister, and it can be turned off at […]

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Building an Open Source Eco-Village

Open Source Village

People involved in the maker movement are coming up with all sorts ideas to both help the planet and improves people’s lives — such as this idea for an open source village.

The Screening […]

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Maker Movement and FOSS: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Joel Gordon maker movement

When you think about it, “making” is just a more down-to-earth and less abstract version of coding, with results you touch and feel instead of experience on a screen.

The Video Screening Room […]

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