Students across America are coming up on graduation season, and Dan Barkus wanted to be sure his family could spot him in the crowd. Naturally, a little tinkering was necessary.
In a flurry of buzzwords, YouTube star PewDiePie and Disney’s Maker Studios announced a partnership that brings us Revelmode. What is Revelmode? Well, that’s a little less clear.
I started thinking about 3D printing, I mean really started thinking about it, in 2012. I was eking out an existence as a penny-pinching grad student at the time, so a $3,000 machine that squirts out hot plastic and builds frivolous knick-knacks wasn’t exactly fixated in my cerebrum.
Video games are pretty simple: there's a TV, a handheld controller and some buttons, right? Not at the Alt.Ctrl gallery at this year's Game Developer Conference. It's a handmade arcade filled with bizarre, custom game controllers that defy convention.
According to Gizmodo alumnus and extraordinaire coffee connoisseur Matt Buchanan, this coffee maker seems interesting:
For anyone who might have complained about the quality of our sitting president's addresses, you can write your own with the Obama Board Keyboard. Featured at Maker Faire Detroit, you can remix choice lines from Obama's 2009 inauguration speech to write your own.
Outdoor gear manufacturer Coleman was just trying to do a nice thing by creating the Portable Propane Coffee Maker. It works like the machine in your kitchen, using only water, a filter and some coffee grounds. Oh, and a tank of propane.
Have you ever been scouting out—okay, stalking—an area on Google Maps and been frustrated that there's a giant college campus-sized hole in the map? Now you can do something about it.
Are you ready to learn about electronics? You'd better be: Gizmodo University's interactive video course, Discover Electronics 101, begins tomorrow, Saturday October 23rd at Noon Eastern! Have your thinking hats on and your Discover Electronics kits ready!
OK, we're calling it: Computers are more than a passing fad. We're so convinced of this, that we've teamed up with Sparkle Labs to teach you about electricity and electronics prototyping with series of interactive video classes.
DIY gadgeteers, fire up your engines: the dates for Make magazine's first 2008 Maker Faire have been unveiled as May 3rd and 4th. The San Mateo County Fairgrounds in San Mateo, California will again be the venue. Expect to see all sorts of wonderful (and weird) DIY science, arts, crafts and engineering projects in…
Hey folks, while you were busy doing chores and spending time with the kids, we were off galavanting around Maker Faire in San Mateo with all kinds of crazy craftsmen! We know you couldn't be there yourselves, so live vicariously through our pictures.