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Creative Architecture Machines

January 12, 2014
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Creative Architecture Machines

Last month, I had the unique pleasure of serving as a guest judge at the final review for students in the “Creative Architecture Machines” studio course at the California College of the Arts (CCA). 6 groups each created a truly remarkable machine, and they’ve documented all the details you need to make your own! Continue reading

The TAHMO Team

October 5, 2013
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Supporting the TAHMO Weather Sensor Challenge in Nairobi, Kenya

The Trans-African Hydro-Meteorological Observatory (TAHMO) Project recently brought together 12 participants from all over Africa (and Spain) to build a unique weather station specifically design for Africa. My consultancy, Blum Idea Labs, proudly supported the workshop with Arduino Tutorials and a welcome video to get the participants excited about what they would be able to accomplish. Continue reading

Arduino DAQ

June 29, 2013
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Hacker Highlights: Kevin’s Arduino DAQ

Kevin Hughes, whom I had the pleasure to meet while we were both presenting our respective work in India a few months ago, has created a nifty Arduino-based data acquisition system. Check it out for your next scientific, data-acquiring endeavor! Continue reading

Just Another Day at Maker Faire

October 2, 2012
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Reporting In from the 2012 Open Hardware Summit and World Maker Faire

I just got back from the 3rd annual Open Hardware Summit and World Maker Faire. It’s been a whirlwind week of robots, 3D Printers, inspiring talks, education, networking and more. I’m excited to share all the details! Continue reading

July 6, 2012
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Year of Open Source

This was so cool, it simply had to be shared. Sam Muirhead, a filmmaker in Berlin, is going to attempt something so awesome, that I can’t help but to be excited. Sam’s plan is to spend an entire year living open source. … Continue reading

Robotic Hand Version 2

August 19, 2011
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Hacker Highlights: Easton’s Hand Strikes Again

This post was featured on Hackaday.com on 8/29/2011 This post was featured on Ponoko.com on 9/01/2011 This post was featured on Makerbot.com on 9/01/2011 Remember [Easton’s] Robotic Hand from a few months ago? We’ll he hasn’t been resting on his … Continue reading

Working with Students at BlueStamp Engineering

August 3, 2011
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A Second Visit to BlueStamp Engineering

Talking with all the aspiring engineers at BlueStamp Engineering last week went over so well that Dave and Robin (the co-founders) asked me to come back and speak again this week. This time, we actually remembered to film my talk, … Continue reading

Jeremy Visits BlueStamp Engineering

July 27, 2011
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BlueStamp Engineering Visit

Talking to some of the BlueStamp Engineering Students Today I got the unique opportunity to stop by BlueStamp Engineering, a summer enrichment program for aspiring engineers. Dave Young, the co-founder and Chief Engineering Officer is a fellow blogger at the … Continue reading

Easton at the Science Fair

March 25, 2011
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Hacker Highlights: Easton’s Animatronic Hand

[Easton LaChappelle] first got in touch with me last year when he started to work on this project. I thought it was great idea, and considering that he was a freshman in high school, I was very impressed by his enthusiasm … Continue reading