Paige Russell used the free, easy-to-use 3D modeling program Tinkercad to make a 3D printed bobblehead based on a Rapa Nui moai. That's just one of the tools and projects that Donald Bell presented this week in Maker Update. Show notes here.
In the latest episode of the Cool Tools podcast, Kevin Kelly interviews my old friend, Charles Platt author of Make: Electronics. He also has been publishing his fascinating autobiography in installments, called an Accidental Life (Vol. 1 | Vol. 2 | Vol. 3 | Vol. 4). Charles Platt lives in the Arizona wilderness where he… READ THE REST
To celebrate the 4th of July, Todd at Project Farm runs through the ten best tools he's ever tested on his channel that were manufactured in the USA. He covers the best locking pliers, knife sharpener, rounded nut extractor, torque wrench, adjustable wrench, lineman's pliers, knife, burr bit set, ceramic spray coating, and automotive plastic… READ THE REST
Flipper Zero is "a portable multi-tool for pentesters and geeks in a toy-like body", crafted for hacking anything it fits into: radio protocols, access control systems, hardware, and so on. It's open-source, with an ARM Cortex-M4 processor, half-inch monochrome LCD display with 128×64 pixels. 5-Button directional pad for menu navigation, MicroSD slot, USB-C, GPIO pins,… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. It's never too late to get an education, but reteaching yourself to get in the zone while trying to study is super difficult, and an empty stomach never helped anything. While you… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. If you've ever tried to create a visual on a computer — whether it be a video series or a poster or what have you — you know it's not exactly as intuitive… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Technology is supposed to be awesome and constantly making our lives more convenient, right? Well, if that's the case, then how can some pieces of tech leave us aggravated? Unfortunately, some things that… READ THE REST