Coming Up This Weekend: Maker Faire Eindhoven 2020 and the New Reality

Coming Up This Weekend: Maker Faire Eindhoven 2020 and the New Reality
By Jennifer Blakeslee

The 7th annual Maker Faire Eindhoven kicks off this weekend, revealing that there are always new opportunities to innovate, explore, and inspire. Held in the in the Klokgebouw, a former Philips Philite (Bakelite) factory along Strijp-S, in what is now the heart of the city’s industrial arts district, this year’s […]

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September 25, 2020 at 10:00AM
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R/C Garbage Can Zombie

R/C Garbage Can Zombie
By Craig Couden

Build the scariest prop in town and have more fun than your kids this Halloween, with this drivable update of a classic

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September 23, 2020 at 05:00PM
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Plan C Live: Developing an Open Source Ecosystem for Medical Hardware

Plan C Live: Developing an Open Source Ecosystem for Medical Hardware
By Jennifer Blakeslee

Innovation is often born from adversity. Despite its many horrors, the pandemic has generated some beautiful human stories from collective efforts to address the crisis. One such story recounts tens of thousands of persons self-organizing into unpaid teams to address the pandemic by successfully making and distributing personal protective equipment […]

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September 22, 2020 at 04:20PM
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The Pandemic-inspired Case for an Open-Source Medical Hardware Ecosystem

The Pandemic-inspired Case for an Open-Source Medical Hardware Ecosystem
By Dale Dougherty

The co-authors of this article, along with Robert L. Read, are: Mark Roden, PhD, Tetra Bio Distributed Burhan Qaddoumi, Tetra Bio Distributed Angela Forgues, MS, MSPH, Open Source Medical Supplies Victoria F. Jaqua, RT(R)(CT), RCIS, Open Source Medical Supplies The Present Situation COVID-19 has created nothing, if not confusion. Confusion […]

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September 22, 2020 at 03:58AM
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Open Source Hardware Certifications For August 2020

Open Source Hardware Certifications For August 2020
By Make Community

  Hello Makers, In the month of August we had 14 newly certified open-source hardware. Today I will introduce each of them to you. I hope it may help you in the next project or product. The first piece of open source hardware is from Great Scott Gadgets: the HackRF […]

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September 21, 2020 at 05:00PM
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Build an Animatronic Raven Kit

Build an Animatronic Raven Kit
By Keith Hammond

  Animatronic Raven DIY Kit $255–$375, Mr. Chicken’s Prop Shop, chickenprops.com Pololu Mini Maestro Servo Controllers $30–$50, Pololu Robotics and Electronics, pololu.com Here’s an awesome small-batch kit that’s got all the hardware and feathers you need to assemble a well-articulated animatronic raven that would fit into any imagineer’s menagerie. Includes […]

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September 19, 2020 at 08:38PM
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Join Our Webinars To Learn How To Get The Most Out Of Make: Projects

Join Our Webinars To Learn How To Get The Most Out Of Make: Projects
By Dale Dougherty

  Learning is best done with people, not for them. It is most effective when learners are participants rather than recipients. The central element in promoting learning, therefore, is promoting relationships—teacher-pupil relationships; peer-to-peer relationships; and children’s relationships with siblings, mentors, and role models. All the traditional and high-tech resources of […]

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September 18, 2020 at 10:01PM
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DIY Fog Projection Screen

DIY Fog Projection Screen
By Craig Couden

Low-cost and lightweight, this indoor-outdoor screen looks awesome and adapts to the weather

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September 16, 2020 at 03:00PM
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Building A Portable Air Quality Monitor

Building A Portable Air Quality Monitor
By Caleb Kraft

Air quality is on a lot of people’s minds right now, especially if you’re on the east coast of the US. Mike Winter was putting together a system to measure and display the air quality and had an idea to make it portable and partially wrist mounted. His results were […]

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September 15, 2020 at 03:00PM
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Titancraft Lets You Create Custom Creatures For 3D Printing

Titancraft Lets You Create Custom Creatures For 3D Printing
By Caleb Kraft

I’m always looking for interesting now sources for fun 3d prints.  This fun little site called Titancraft Minis popped up and I hopped in to give it a try and was blown away! You can create and customize monsters, then download them for free (or have them printed and shipped). […]

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September 15, 2020 at 03:37PM
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