• ewe
    Ewe industries releases its acclaimed printers seen at MFR Rome 2015

    After winning a design prize in 2014 when Ewe showed during the Maker Faire Rome its ERA 3D printer, this year they presented two more interesting models, a big printer (60x40cm printing area) named Olympia and a...

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    Why Quirky Failed — Lessons learned

    There has been a lot of chatter in the startup community about a company you may not have heard of. Quirky, which makes Wink (a major player in the smart home space), raised over $180MM over the...

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    Carve Metal With Electricity in Your 3D Printer | Make:

    Take any 3D printer, throw on this modular head, and use it as an EDM machine to do precise metal carving. Exciting stuff! Electro-Discharge Machining or “spark erosion” is a fairly specialized field that not many hobbyists...

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  • A new starting point in the Maker’s Movement – infographic

    Maker’s movement is gaining members and popularity every day running, impacting nowadays on the way we make, build, industrialize goods. CustomMade prepared an interesting infographics showing where we are now: The maker movement is made up of...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Save the date: European Maker Faire Rome 16-18 October 2015

    Maker Faire Rome 2015 The Maker Faire returns in 2015. For the third consecutive year, Rome will host the European Edition of the most important innovation exhibition. After having made its debut at the Palazzo dei Congressi...

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  • Open Source Ecology shows how to enter a $100B market with Open Source

    Critics of the open source economy point out that “Open source is a system of development that doesn’t have the requisite positive feedback loops needed to build a viable economic system.” Open Source Ecology released their “4...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • snow
    The Open Source Snow Plow Robot: discovering the Firmware

        Just a few weeks ago, we presented in this blog the maker version of a motorized snowplow, similar to those  available in many bricolage shopping malls. In fact our robot is a particular caterpillar track,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • upverter
    32,000 Open Source Hardware Designs available on Upverter!

    Upverter is a community hosting schematics, blueprints, bill of materials, very often also full layouts. Today they hit an incredible goal, read it directly from their annoucement: “This morning, our community has publicly shared over 32,000 open...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • adam_waterjet
    Hydro: The First Low Cost Waterjet Cutter for less than $5K

    Waterjet cutters are generally huge machines, with equally large price tags. But what if there was a hobbyist level waterjet cutter that was actually affordable? Well, for their Senior Design Project at the University of Pennsylvania, Adam...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • satnogs
    Control your Satellite with Networked Open Ground Station!

    Have you ever dreamed about having a real Satellite by your own, or at least control it through a 3D printed, open source, networked station? People at SatNOGS did, here is what they say about their project:...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Spazzaneve_fea
    Here comes the open source Snow Plow Robot

    We present a caterpillar robot based on Arduino Uno, remotely controlled through a Play Station 2 wireless controllers.   Since we are not insensitive to solutions making life easier, we have considered the idea of creating and...

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  • Maker Faire Rome
    A Report from the Second European Maker Faire in Rome

    The second Italian edition of the European Maker Faire, held in Rome from 3rd to 5th October, is just ended and has became a very big hit. Here are a few numbers: 90,000 visitors (3 times more...

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  • bemaker
    The BE MAKER! KIT on Indiegogo

    A cool Education Prokect is rising money on Indidegogo, with a book, experimentation boards and all: including private lessons! From the Italian Alberto Piganti. A well curated project that you may enjoy supporting (already got the needed...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • makerfaire
    The 5 Coolest Open Projects Seen at European Maker Faire

    Maker Faire Rome was a blast. More than thirty thousands people visited the show and wandered around the stands. Since I was there to cover the “ReMake the World” conference in day one and the “Business of...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Rome MAker Faire
    Maker Faire Rome – “The Business Of Making” Recap

    Missed Day1 “How To ReMake the World” Conference? Read our First Day Recap! Despite the second day of the Rome Maker Faire was mainly the day of Schools (incredible to see the huge number of boys and girls wandering...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    openPicus to presents the first “Facebook Coffee Machine” at Rome Maker Faire

    The guys from openPicus are going to present another interesting hack involving Flyport technology and objects: this time is the turn of a coffee dispenser machine: During the upcoming European Maker Faire to be held in Rome from 3...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • fea
    Come and Meet Us at European Maker Faire

    As you probably know, just in few days, the first Maker Faire European Edition will be held in Rome, Italy and will gather thousands of makers and curious from all over the world.   Further than participants,...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • remaking
    Re-“Making” Education

    This is the age of the maker. There is no denying that at this time in human history, makers have the power to do extraordinary things – building social networks that connect billions of people, designing new...

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