Frisbeecam Records the Ultimate First-Person View

Mankind might not be able to fly yet, but until that day comes it seems we're pretty happy to simulate the experience by strapping cameras to everything from falcons, to drones, to now even frisbees. Although that last one requires a cleverly-designed mechanism so that the footage from a flying, spinning disc isn't… » 4/29/14 2:20pm 4/29/14 2:20pm

MAKE Makes Call for Makers for October Austin Faire

We love the whacky creativity of the Maker Faire here at Giz, and all you DIY gadget enthusiasts out there will be pleased to hear MAKE has just put out a call for Makers for the upcoming Austin Faire. You've got until September 4th to get your application in, and the faire itself will be happening October 18th and… » 7/18/08 7:01am 7/18/08 7:01am

Wiimote Wheelchair Helps Disabled People Paint (Roughly Speaking)

Digital Wheel Art, a wheelchair painting program to help disabled people make art, was on display at the Maker Faire event in NYC tonight. Creator YoungHyun Chung was inspired to create the device after seeing children with cerebral palsy whose limited movement stifled their artistic expression. Here's how it works,… » 6/05/08 11:30pm 6/05/08 11:30pm