Monthly Archives: February 2015

How Green Screen Worked Before Computers

Tom Scott explains! For those of us who grew up in the age of CGI, green screen is just “a thing that computers do”. But how did effects like this work before the age of pixels? With the help of … Continue reading

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ESP8266 Web Server Tutorial

by Rui Santos @ randomnerdtutorials.com: If you want to learn more about the ESP8266 module, first read my Getting Started Guide for the ESP8266 WiFi Module. In this project you’ll create a standalone web server with an ESP8266 that can toggle two … Continue reading

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A Home Made Centreing Tool

Author’s note: No, I haven’t gone all English or Canadian on you. The above headline is from the April 1925 edition of The Woodworker, my favorite old woodworking magazine. I enjoy reading magazines that were printed when hand tools still … Continue reading

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WASP to unveil insanely quick DeltaWASP 20-40 Turbo in Milan

Anyone on the lookout for a new desktop 3D printer will tell you: choosing one has never been more difficult. As new models are appearing all over the place recently, 3D printer manufacturers need to give their new machines something … Continue reading

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Birdhouses in Winter

It seems odd to even be thinking about building birdhouses right now when what I’m really thinking about most is shoveling my driveway. Looking outside my window, at this very moment there are maybe a dozen birds with little clubs … Continue reading

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Student develops 3D printed Inteligloves and goggles, taking virtual reality gaming to new level

It looks like 3D printing technology is also being increasingly used to accommodate and commercialize virtual reality. A few months ago we saw a successful crowdfunding campaign conclude for the 3D printed virtual reality goggles Pinć(projected to cost just $100 … Continue reading

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Openhand Combines 3D Printing with Urethane Casting

Yale University brings us quite a treat with their Openhand Project. If you’ve ever operated a robotic arm, you know that one of the most cumbersome parts is always the end effector. It will quickly make you realize what an … Continue reading

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