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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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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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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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.
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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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