• Microsoft made its AI work on a Raspberry Pi

    The idea came about from Microsoft Labs teams in Redmond and Bangalore, India. Ofer Dekel, who manages an AI optimization group at the Redmond Lab, was trying to figure out a way to stop squirrels from eating...

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  • First Open Source Satellite: Houston, We’ve Not Had a Problem!

    A few weeks ago, the first open source satellite made its way into space. The Libre Space Foundation, the organization behind the satellite, is dedicated to developing libre space hardware. The cube sat in question is UPSat, a 2U...

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  • Dadamachines: the Open Source Solution for Your Creative Orchestra

    If you think of a hardware controller as a way of turning physical input into digital music, this really is a glimpse of what happens when you make digital music into physical output. The cleverest thing Johannes...

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  • Metafluidics.org: the open source website for lab-on-a-chip devices

    The site, Metafluidics.org, is a free repository of designs for lab-on-a-chip devices, submitted by all sorts of inventors, including trained scientists and engineers, hobbyists, students, and amateur makers. Users can browse the site for devices ranging from simple...

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  • HealthyPi v3 – The Open Source Vital Sign Monitoring HAT for Raspberry Pi

    HealthyPi is the first fully open-source, full-featured vital sign monitor. Using the Raspberry Pi as its computing and display platform, the HealthyPi add-on HAT turns the Raspberry Pi into a vital sign monitoring system. The simple, highly...

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  • Amazon Dash Button is Perfect to Play Music!

    Connected speaker systems like Sonos are great, but they still require you to pull out your phone, open your music app of choice, and select a playlist. This project lets you start the playlist of your choice...

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  • The First Open Source 3D Printer Filament

    Aleph Objects, Inc., the company behind LulzBot 3D printers, has announced the launch of the world’s very first Certified Open Source Hardware 3D Printing Filament. The open source filament was developed by IC3D Industries, a premium 3D...

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  • The Disney’s Dancing Teapot is Real! 

    Have you ever dreamed of your own dancing teapot, just like in the movie Beauty and the Beast? All thanks to micro-computing and Arduino Pro Mini, you can actually create your personal 3D printed robotic dancing teapot....

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  • DIY an helpful home assistant using Amazon Echo and Raspberry Pi

    The maker Jamie McKane decided to build his personal home assistant using Amazon Alexa Voice Service and a Raspberry Pi 3. Alexa is an always-on virtual assistant that allows you to access services and applications using voice commands preceded...

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  • CHAP: Low-Cost Tele-Operated Mobile Manipulator

    The Cheap Arm Project (CHAP) began as an MSc project aimed at developing an affordable mobile robot arm system that could be used by wheelchair users to access daily objects at inaccessible heights or weights (the extreme case...

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  • Raspberry Pi motorized Skateboard

    If you live in town and you are looking for an electric vehicle for commuting,  you could choose a hybrid car, an electric bike or why not… an electric skateboard that zooms around town at 30kmph (19mph)!...

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  • Arduino Powered Gesture Keyboard

    Gesture keyboard is a library used to convert accelerometer data to a sequence of characters and sentences. Federico Terzi build a module using an Arduino Pro Micro, a MPU-6050 as accelerometer and a HC-06 Bluetooth module for...

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  • IBM open sources its blockchain code: start thinking about BC on open source hardware?

    IBM has open sourced a significant chunk of the blockchain code it has been working on, putting its weight behind the Linux Foundation and its Hyperledger project. Big Blue has dumped the Apache 2.0-licensed source on GitHub,...

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  • Intel® IoT Cloud Analytics: monitor your boards’ swarm

    Intel provides a nice feature dedicated to its IoT boards users: the IoT Analytics portal. IoT Analytics includes resources for the collection and analysis of sensor data that the Intel® IoT Developer Kit provides without having to invest...

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  • Arduino evive: the best electronic prototyping platform on Indiegogo now

    Evive is the ultimate open-source prototyping platform any maker would need. Its made for all age groups to serve a wide range of applications. Besides helping hobbyists and students in building their projects and experimental setups, it...

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  • BCN3D Technologies develops open source 3D printed ‘Moveo’ robotic arm for schools

      Designed from scratch and developed by BCN3D engineers in collaboration with the Generalitat de Catalunya’s Departament d’Ensenyament (Department of Education), the BCN3D Moveo is an Arduino Mega 2560-powered, 3D printed robotic arm which could enable schools...

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  • Unlimited private repositories on GitHub

    We couldn’t be more excited to announce that all of our paid plans on GitHub.com now include unlimited private repositories. GitHub will always be free for public and open source projects, but there are just two ways...

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  • Meet Mycroft, the open source AI who wants to rival Siri, Cortana, and Alexa

    “It was inspired by the Star Trek computers, by Jarvis in Iron Man,” Montgomery told ZDNet. He wanted to create the type of artificial intelligence platform that “if you spoke to it when you walked in the...

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