Month: May 2013

Joy Division’s “Unknown Pleasures” Cover 3D-Printed

Joy Division’s “Unknown Pleasures” Cover 3D-Printed

Anna Kaziunas France, of Global Fab Academy, prints out a 3D model of the iconic Joy Division album cover art for Unknown Pleasures. Did you know it’s a radio waveform from the first pulsar ever discovered? And that it was lifted directly from an astronomy encyclopedia?

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How-To: Cross-Stitch Papier-mâché Suitcase

How-To: Cross-Stitch Papier-mâché Suitcase

Add some vacation-inspired style to your home decor with this lovely cross-stitch papier-mâché suitcase tutorial!

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Shapeways Introduces New Flexible Material

Shapeways Introduces New Flexible Material

Yesterday, 3D Printing service Shapeways announced the availability of a new material in their already-impressive lineup, a flexible plastic polymer. Printing with this “Elasto Plastic” will cost $1.75/cm3, and like many of the other materials, is laser-sintered one layer at a time.

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Oscilloscope Tweet Display

Oscilloscope Tweet Display

One of the projects to be featured at NYC Resistor’s 4th Annual Interactive Show is this cool vector display Twitter client, which scans for tweets with the word “I” in it and displays them on an oscilloscope. It’s a little known fact that during the 1940′s the premier Twitter client was a cathode ray oscillograph […]

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North Carolina’s 4th Mini Maker Faire set for June 15

North Carolina’s 4th Mini Maker Faire set for June 15

North Carolina’s fourth Mini Maker Faire is just two weeks away and there’s a great list of makers coming to the event. Here are a just a few worth checking out.

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Inside a Brooklyn Hackerspace with Alpha One Labs

Inside a Brooklyn Hackerspace with Alpha One Labs

Amidst the flurry of excitement that was Maker Faire earlier this month, one thing that got overlooked in my own NYC backyard was the Grand re-opening of north Brooklyn’s community hackerspace Alpha One Labs. Thankfully PC Mag’s Chris Snyder & Edward Schneckloth stopped by to interview founder Sean Auriti and member Robert DeLanghe

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Maker Pro Newsletter #15

Maker Pro Newsletter #15

“In five years, Kickstarter looks largely the same — but the rest of the world looks a lot more like Kickstarter.” From the editors of MAKE magazine, the Maker Pro Newsletter is about the impact of makers on business and technology. Our coverage includes hardware startups, new products, incubators, innovators, along with technology and market trends.

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