Monthly Archives: December 2013

Multi-touch Table

Ive looked around for a good in depth instructable on how to make a muti-touch table and I didnt find any I liked. I hope you enjoy making your very own multi-touch table and that my instructions are clear to … Continue reading

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First working 3D printed liver expected by 2014

Organovo, a bio-printing company based in San Diego, has claimed that it has overcome the vascular issue to a degree and now expects to unveil the world’s first printed organ – a human liver – by the end of 2014. … Continue reading

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Rotary 3D printers under development

3D printer with a rotating platform gives you much bigger build area than Cartesian (xyz) printers. PiMaker was one of the earliest rotary 3d printers available on the market. It has the same size as the Makerbot Cupcake, but features … Continue reading

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Utility companies go to war against solar

Utility companies across America are fighting solar, imposing high fees on homeowners who install their own solar panels to feed back into the grid.      from Boing Boing http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/35208/f/653965/s/3542a5dd/sc/29/l/0Lboingboing0Bnet0C20A130C120C270Cutility0Ecompanies0Ego0Eto0Ewar0Eag0Bhtml/story01.htm via IFTTT

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Security firm RSA issues lame non-denial of Reuters’ report on NSA deal

Today, Ars Technica reports on RSA’s statement issued Sunday, denying-but-not-actually-denying Friday’s Reuters exclusive that the security software firm received $10 million from the NSA "in exchange for making a weak algorithm the preferred one in its BSAFE toolkit." [Ars Technica] … Continue reading

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Software Advice for Anyone Thinking About a CNC Router

Excellent results can come from a small CNC router, but don’t forget the software! CNC tools, whatever their flavor, can greatly enhance your “making” or DIY ability. My current tool of choice is a CNC router. Being familiar with a … Continue reading

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Whale-shaped, hand-forged, kid-friendly pencil-sharpening knives

These whale-shaped Kujira knives were created by Japanese blacksmith Toru Yamashita, who was asked to make a knife for children to sharpen pencils with.      from Boing Boing http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/35208/f/653965/s/3511a397/sc/14/l/0Lboingboing0Bnet0C20A130C120C20A0Cwhale0Eshaped0Ehand0Eforged0Ekid0Bhtml/story01.htm via IFTTT

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