Month: April 2015

Game of Drones Competitors Get Free Maker Faire Tickets!

Game of Drones Competitors Get Free Maker Faire Tickets!

ATTENTION ALL DRONE PILOTS! Have you dreamed of drone combat? Would you like to see how your drone stacks up against the competition in a drone-to-drone fight? Now is your chance to join Game of Drones with Aerial Sports League’s Combat Games for this year’s 10th annual Maker Faire! Free admission, great fun, and prizes! Build, […]

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Tips and Tricks: Using Windows 10 IoT Core for Raspberry Pi 2

Tips and Tricks: Using Windows 10 IoT Core for Raspberry Pi 2

Microsoft has officially opened access Windows 10 support for the Raspberry Pi 2 as of last night — coming through on their February announcement that they’d be offering the OS for the diminutive computer. With the installed release, you can now build and deploy apps from a Windows 10 PC running Visual Studio. The B15 robot, shown […]

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Do You Really Own Your 3D Printer?

Do You Really Own Your 3D Printer?

Our good friend Michael Weinberg has written us to let us all know about one of the current fights to keep 3D printing free and open. Read below and add your voice to the current issue. The Time is Now to Help to Unlock 3D Printers The Copyright Office needs to hear that people want […]

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Turn Your Dremel Tool into a Plastic Welder!

Turn Your Dremel Tool into a Plastic Welder!

Slot some plastic filament into a Dremel rotary tool and turn it into a plastic welder!

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Fab Academy Students Challenged to Make Something BIG

Fab Academy Students Challenged to Make Something BIG

The Fab Academy program is a distributed educational model providing advanced digital fabrication instruction for students through a unique, hands-on curriculum and access to technological tools and resources. In this series, Erin, aka RobotGrrl is going to be sharing her experiences with the program as she progresses through the courses. The assignment this week at […]

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This R/C Plane Built from a Weed Whacker Actually Flies

This R/C Plane Built from a Weed Whacker Actually Flies

In the dark of night, one of the builders at UsaRCJets took the engine from a dead weed eater, parts from an old R/C banana boat plane, a 1′×2′ board and cobbled them together into this monstrous wacky hack. With no plans and only some beers to guide him, Billy D set to work making […]

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