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GlassKap, 8 DIY accessories designed for use with Google Glass

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Google Glass has only just landed with a group of explorers circling the globe, and already some people are wondering how it can be personalised from top to bottom. Nothing could be simpler! Have a look, for example, at GlassKap: a set of clips printed in 3D and created by Todd Blatt. The idea arrived…
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The makers behind the incredible Comic-Con 2013 robot

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If you come across a robot weighing 400 pounds and nearly nine feet tall, you’re probably at Comic-Con in San Diego, California. Or in some not too distant future. Let’s forget about science fiction, because as Wired US says, there really was a piece of armour technology that bewitched all the visitors at the international…
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Mind Over Mechanics: here’s who controls the drones with their mind

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The invasion of domestic drones in our lives has been going on for a few years. We know that it is possible to transform a bicycle wheel into a radio-controlled flying machine (read here), but what would you say if moving the flying machine were your brain waves? This is exactly what the Mind Over Mechanics project at…
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The complete history of Arduino in a degree thesis

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  If you think about it, the Makers Movement has its own history behind it. It was in 2005, in the classrooms of the Interactive Design Institute in Ivrea, Italy, that the first Arduino board was born. For those unfamiliar with it, this is an Open Source microcontroller that has opened the doors of electronics…
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The 10 types of makers-related jobs

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Please do not call it a hobby: the Makers movement has spread almost all over the world producing ideas and projects with a future. Think of Arduino, the open source microcontroller produced in Ivrea (click here for a tour around the plant) or different 3D printer models produced in the USA and Europe. According to…
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