Month: September 2018

Weekend Watch: Phun Kiss

Weekend Watch: Phun Kiss

A maker couple who collaborate on projects and document their efforts on YouTube.

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Tips of the Week: Analog Cutting of Digital Files, Cleaning Aged Plastic, Friction Welding, and Cough Drops

Tips of the Week: Analog Cutting of Digital Files, Cleaning Aged Plastic, Friction Welding, and Cough Drops

Another week of great tips, tricks, and useful kludges.

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Crushing Cars Like Empty Cans With The Massive “Hand Of Man”

Crushing Cars Like Empty Cans With The Massive “Hand Of Man”

see Katelyn lift a car in the air like a maniac

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From Oakland to Ottawa: The Serpent Twins Bring Their Magic to Canada

From Oakland to Ottawa: The Serpent Twins Bring Their Magic to Canada

The 50-foot Serpents have made the pilgrimage to the Canadian capital for the 7th annual Maker Faire Ottawa this weekend.

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My NYC Maker Week: Hanging with Adafruit and Limor Fried

My NYC Maker Week: Hanging with Adafruit and Limor Fried

At the end of my first day of visits in NYC, I made my way to an evening meeting with Limor Fried and Phil Torrone at Adafruit. The entire Adafruit team is incredibly busy, having become one of the top manufacturing entities in New York City over the course of its 13-year existence. For that […]

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My NYC Maker Week: Visiting littleBits and Ayah Bdeir

My NYC Maker Week: Visiting littleBits and Ayah Bdeir

For Maker Faire New York this year, I finally made good on a promise to myself to visit my maker pals in the region. To do so I flew in a couple days early and hit the ground running. First up: littleBits and founder Ayah Bdeir. The snap-together electronic components maker launched ten years ago […]

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