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Lulzbot Skyrockets, Surprises With Early Taz 5 Release

Lulzbot surprised us this week with the announcement of their new iteration of their flagship printer, the Taz 5. Lulzbot claims that explosive growth has allowed them to release their new printer ahead of schedule. 262 more words

3D Printing

Helping Those In Need With A Portable 3D Printed Wind Turbine

In today’s connected world, cellular service is often more ubiquitous than the power needed to charge the phones. A few years ago, a post here at  177 more words


Facebook's latest homemade hardware is a 128-port modular switch

Facebook has been building its own servers and storage gear for years, and last June announced its first-ever networking gear in the form of a top-of-rack switch called “Wedge.” On Wednesday, the company furthered its networking story with a new switch platform called “6-pack,” which is essentially a bunch of Wedge switches crammed together inside a single box. 449 more words

Video: Teenage NASA Employee Creates Mind-Control Bionic Arm

It’s always great to hear about young people doing good things for humanity. Easton LaChappelle not only blows my mind but is a huge inspiration. The 19 year old recently accepted a job with NASA after creating a… 173 more words


SRAM P-Mod for Digilent Basys 2 FPGA Board: Part 1


In this series, I’ll be covering the design and building of an SPI SRAM PMOD for the Digilent Basys2 FPGA Board.

This project came about more out of necessity than anything else. 363 more words


Open-source hardware is eating the world

Our good friend and Hackster.io founder Adam Benzion explores the latest advancements in open hardware and what it means for our future.

Open-source hardware has been… 1,114 more words

Makers Movement

Level Up: These 3D Printed Thumbsticks Help The Disabled Play Xbox

Since the beginning of my hobby of producing 3D printed parts to help people with physical disabilities play video games, the thumbstick has been an issue. 274 more words