Monthly Archives: March 2013

Kid Makers Need Space

edhagopian shared this story from MAKE. Makerspaces are becoming more and more popular. If you are not familiar, a makerspace or hackerspace is a place for people to gather and make stuff. Each is pretty much unique, but they all … Continue reading

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Free Alternatives to TinkerCAD

edhagopian shared this story from MAKE. Creators of TinkerCAD announced earlier this week that they would no longer be developing the popular cloud-based CAD tool. We’re fans of TinkerCAD here at Make, having written about and praised it on the … Continue reading

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Tinkercad to Close Shop

edhagopian shared this story from MAKE: Fuuuuuuuuuuuuu!!! Tinkercad, an extremely popular web-based 3D modeling tool, announced it will discontinue development and shut down. The company will shift its energies into a new 3D modeling environment and hardware service called Airstone. … Continue reading

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Your house, 11 Netduinos and the Cloud…

edhagopian shared this story from Coding 4 Fun. Today’s Hardware Friday project by Mike Linnen is one that’s pretty awesome in a cool Internet of Things kind of way. We’ve featured bits and pieces of like functionality in the past, … Continue reading

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We have a choice about the world that technology will give us

edhagopian shared this story from Boing Boing. Phil Windley, former CTO of Utah and now CTO of a startup called Kynetx, has an inspiring, brief piece on how technologists can help build a technological world where technology helps us live … Continue reading

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Smoothing 3D Prints with Acetone Vapor

edhagopian shared this story from Hack a Day. If you’ve ever used an extruding 3D printer, you know that the resulting prints aren’t exactly smooth. At the Southackton hackerspace [James] and [Bracken] worked out a method of smoothing the parts … Continue reading

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Python script migrates from dying Google Reader to Evernote

edhagopian shared this story from Hack a Day. We’re sure you’ve heard by now that Google has decided to close its RSS feed aggregator service called Google Reader. We’ve got to remember to get our list of thousands of great hacking … Continue reading

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