My old Make: colleague, Becky Stern, has a new video series that she's doing for the electronics component company Digi-Key. Becky has always done an impressive job of explaining what can be intimidating technical information in an entertaining and digestible way. If this first installment, an introduction to LEDS, is any indication, this series looks to deliver more of her welcome brand of accessible tech education. Go, Becky.
On this episode of Maker Update, Donald Bell does a walk-through of Sili-Con, Adam Savage's annual nerdfest at the San Jose Convention Center. Robots, props, cosplay, electronics projects, 3D printing bring all the nerds to the yard. READ THE REST
As someone who frequently uses nitrile disposable gloves, I've been looking forward to Todd at Project Farm giving different brands a run for the money. He also tests a few brands of latex gloves. Todd tested 16 brands of gloves for abrasion and puncture resistance, stretch and strength before and after chemical exposure, and tear… READ THE REST
The Device Orchestra has an awesome cover of Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now." It's played on a couple of toothbrushes, credit card machines, typewriters, and a telephone. It's incredibly satisfying to listen to. I always love the extra step they take to make the devices look like little creatures by dressing them up in googly… READ THE REST
Most people today love efficiency, and we appreciate it any way we can get it. And when it directly makes our lives better? Sign us up. If you are someone who enjoys efficiency and multitasking, then you are in luck. Right now you can enjoy the convenience of a wireless phone charger with the added benefit of an… 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. Some people do it professionally, and some people do it recreationally, but thanks to smartphones, almost everybody can take a shot at being a photographer these days. Gone are the days of needing… 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. More people are working from laptops than ever these days. Whether you're self-employed, starting online education, or utilizing a work-from-home setup, you need to be able to work from anywhere. Laptops… READ THE REST