Monthly Archives: October 2013

Window to the Kinect, Kinect to Windows…

Today’s inspirational post from The Verge and Tom Warren shows off how Microsoft is thinking about some ever more wild ways to use the Kinect… Microsoft uses Kinect to let you navigate Windows using air gestures Microsoft is revealing its … Continue reading

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20 Reasons Why People Get Their Best Ideas in the Shower

from The Heart of Innovation http://www.ideachampions.com/weblogs/archives/2013/10/20_reasons_why_1.shtml via IFTTT

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Raspberry Pi Garage Door Automation

edhagopian shared this story from Hack a Day. Like many of us, [Felix] sometimes wonders if he actually closed the garage door. I know I’m always double-checking my car locks! So, he decided to automate his garage door to give … Continue reading

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Create and print out your social network in 3D

edhagopian shared this story from 3ders.org. What if you could print out your social network data, for example your twitter followers, your high school classmates with a 3D printer and hold it in your hand? Isn't it brilliant? via edhagopian’s … Continue reading

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CNC Software Toolchain Using Only Open Source Software

edhagopian shared this story from Hack a Day. For hobbyists, there are two types of machines that can make parts at home. The first type is matter-adding machines (3D printers) and the other is matter-subtracting machines (like CNC milling (CNC … Continue reading

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Bruce Sterling at Maker Faire Rome: Desirable, Buildable, Profitable

edhagopian shared this story from Boing Boing. Last week I was in Italy for the first Maker Faire Rome. (You can see my photo galleries of the event here and here.) The Faire kicked off on Thursday with a series … Continue reading

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Awesome Mini FPV Quadcopter made on Makerbot 3D printer (video)

edhagopian shared this story from 3ders.org. This awesome 3D printed mini FPV Quadcopter is designed and created by Zwcky101 in Austin, TX. It was printed on a Makerbot 3D printer via edhagopian’s blurblog http://www.3ders.org/articles/20131008-awesome-mini-fpv-quadcopter-made-on-makerbot-3d-printer.html

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