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SLMAPreConMake. 26 Tech DIY Projects For The Nerd In All Of Us. Build Your Own Robot Arm. Skip to main content Teachers TryScience User Login Custom Languages Search form Main menu Tab Wrapper Your Rating: Your rating: None Average: 3.8 (4 votes) Comments kirubhajini Nagercoil, India Permalink March 17, 2015 - 5:15am nice nice Log in or register to post comments smithtk Radford, Virginia, United States Permalink May 24, 2015 - 9:52pm Looks very challenging.

Looks very challenging. Edinaclark11 Beckenham, United Kingdom Permalink November 14, 2015 - 3:05am Great and interesting info, I Great and interesting info. HOW TO GET WHAT YOU WANT. Welcome to the KOBAKANT DIY Wearable Technology Documentation Workshops least likely scenario This workshop is part of a course at the Ernst Busch Hochschule in Berlin. It is only open to students in the departments of Spiel&&Objekt. Workshops soft sensors for soft bodies FURTHER_READING_WATCHING_LISTENING_ Elektronische Textilien als Material und Werkzeug_ Hannah Perner-Wilson, Irene Posch, 2020 “Welche Fasern leiten Strom? Workshops connecting bubbles This semester, we are sitting in a strange bubble at home. Sensors 6 really wearable sensors The textile sensors on our website are often not designed to be manipulated with your hands. Workshops soft interactive technologies This workshop is a part of a course at the Art Academy Weissensee Berlin.

Workshops ETextile Adventures This workshop is part of a course at the Ernst Busch Hochschule in Berlin. Sensors Sole Sensing Rather simple way of making insoles with 3 pressure sensors located at different pressure points of the foot on the ground. Sensors. Inside Computer Stores of the 70s and 80s. Rare scenes from the early days of personal computer shopping. In the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s, if someone wanted to buy a personal computer, they had to make a trip down to a local computer store to physically check out what was available. Once there, customers typically encountered a dizzying array of incompatible platforms with widely varying capabilities. Depending on the era, think of computers with brand names like Apple, Atari, Commodore, Osborne, Texas Instruments, Radio Shack, Tandy, IBM, NEC, Sinclair, Panasonic, and more. In today's world of online ordering, smartphones, tablets, and only two major desktop PC platforms (Mac and Windows), it's hard to imagine what exactly computer stores of the 1980s -- with all their varied wares -- must have looked like.

So I did my best to track down snapshots that give a glimpse into what it was like to visit one of those stores back then. Blockly Games. Recent | Make It @ Your Library. YALSA Handouts and Flyers. YALSA offers several downloadable resources about its events and resources. You can download the following tools, including presentations, handouts, and flyers for use at conferences, presentations, workshops, and other events.

YALSA members can order up to 25 copies of most of these items, as well as YALSA swag and member ribbons, by filling out a materials request form (note: you'll need to log in using your ALA member number). Advocacy Tools | Canned Presentations | Bibliographies, Competencies, and Guidelines | Membership | Professional Development | Publications & Resources I Teen Reading | Technology | Toolkits Advocacy Tools 60+ Advocacy Activities (PDF) 10 Things You Didn't Know Were In Your Library (PDF) Act for School Libraries (PDF) Teens Need Libraries Advocacy Brochure (PDF) Librarians Are a Teacher's Best Friend! Libraries: Your Afterschool Partner (PDF) Advocacy Toolkit (PDF) Legislative Advocacy Guide (PDF) Dipping Your Toe in the Advocacy Pool (PowerPoint presentation from YALSA) Recent | Make It @ Your Library. Projects Under $50. History-cell-phones. 40 Things That Will Make You Say WOW – Simple Ideas But Totally Genius!

Advertisement There are lot of awesome things in the world that we haven’t seen or even think of, that’s why we collected some of the coolest inventions and ideas that will make you say “Wow! Why haven’t i thought of that?” These things take cool to the next level. Continue reading to see these simple things but are totally genius! 1 | The Most Coolest Wheelchair in The World! 2 | How About A Scooter That Folds Into A Briefcase? 3 | Or A Folding Bicycle? 4 | Those Lights Are Genius! 5 | Left or rRight? 6 | No More Blind Spot! 7 | Looking For A Keyboard? 8 | The Most Useful Smartphone Case In The World!

9 | Say Goodbye To Power-Banks. 10 | Solar Socket 11 | This Is Really Helpful. 12 | That Loads A Huge Amount of Power. 13 | Clever Idea 14 | A must have socket. 15 | Why i haven’t think of this? 16 | Floor Plan Light Switch 17 | Perfect for those sleepy heads. 18 | Now this is what we called “innovation.” 19 | I will definitely try this! 20 | Spill-paint free. 21 | This coffeemaker rocks! 36 | DIY Ice Chest. Cancer patient receives 3D-printed ribs in world-first surgery. (Credit: Anatomics) A Spanish cancer patient has received a 3D-printed titanium sternum and rib cage. Suffering from a chest wall sarcoma (a type of cancerous tumor that grows, in this instance, around the rib cage), the 54 year old man needed his sternum and a portion of his rib cage replaced.

This part of the chest is notoriously tricky to recreate with prosthetics, due to the complex geometry and design required for each patient. Thoracic surgeons typically use flat and plate implants for the chest. So they turned to Melbourne-based medical device company Anatomics, which designed and manufactured the implant using the Melbourne CSIRO 3D printing facility. Using high resolution CT (computed tomography) data, the Anatomics team was able to create a 3-D reconstruction of the chest wall and tumor, allowing the surgeons to plan and accurately define resection margins. CSIRO | Cancer patient receives 3D printed ribs in world first surgery.

Comments. Christopher Adams When does this appear on toy store shelves, because I accidentally just showed this video to my son. What a horrible mistake I've made... Eric M. Magruder So by saying "it rides just like a man" are you saying it doesn't ask directions, or it runs into things when it sees a beautiful woman? Cynthia Galvan Even a robot can ride a bike.... 136 · Sep 5 at 5:07pm Violet Royal Cyle Krautstrunk enjoy the fame while you can robot, another one will come along and you'll be face down in an alley thinking about what coulda been 95 · Sep 5 at 12:30pm Viwath Sean Riding a bike is hard to do for mechanical devices cause cycling is controlled chaos.

Joe Petersen Love this !!! ESA LOFT Innovation | Game Making Programs. Gamestar Mechanic is an award-winning game and community where you can make and share your own video games. Go on epic quests and earn powerful sprites. Use the tools you earn to design your very own games. Play tens of thousands of games created by users like you. Share your games with your friends. The game and the accompanying Learning Guide are designed to foster critical 21st century skills such as systems thinking, problem solving, creativity, collaboration, digital media literacies and a motivation for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) learning.

Gamestar Mechanic is supported through a partnership between the Institute of Play and E-Line Media. Game Maker allows you to make exciting computer games without the need to write a single line of code. Kodu lets kids create games on the PC and XBox via a simple visual programming language. RPGMaker VX or. Health tech is going to save your life (for real) We are nothing without good health. It's a cliche. It's cheesy. And I believe it passionately. Health is one of the most important fields in technology -- and the most exciting. Why? Because of life's frailty. Because anything that can possibly hurt us has, or will. Every advance is a victory, from cheap delivery systems for otherwise expensive vaccines to a complex brain implant-plus-eyeball-prosthetic that gives people with certain types of blindness newfound ability to see their loved ones in shadows, if not defined in full living color (also see my story in CNET Magazine, Summer 2015 issue).

These kinds of technological advances in medicine are important because they benefit the ailing, but they're also thrilling for the science alone. Tech that heals and wows How about the scientists at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne who are experimenting with crazy-thin, pliable electronic sheets of silicone (10 nanometers thick, about one-one hundredth the width of a cotton fiber!) Turn your Smartphone into a 3D Hologram | 4K. Telegraph.co.uk - StumbleUpon. Cicret wristband turns your arm into a touch screen. With wearables gaining some traction, smartphones and tablets are by no means the only mobile devices around nowadays.

Now, though, Cicret is looking to take things a step farther and turn your arm into a smartphone. Conceived 12 months ago and designed over the course of 6 months, the Cicret Bracelet is a small wristband that looks similar to the Jawbone Up. The Bracelet comprises a pico projector and a row of eight proximity sensors that point towards the user's forearm. It operates as a standalone device and, when activated with a twist of the wrist, projects an Android interface onto the users arm, much like Chris Harrison's Skinput research. The proximity sensors detect where the user's finger or fingers are and allow them to interact with the interface as they would any other Android device. It should be interesting to see if the Cicret Bracelet can improve on the technology, to make something we'd actually want to use.

The video below provides an introduction to the Cicret Bracelet. Paper Circuits. A more intricate project: a light-up model of the Bay Bridge Another more complex project: a folded origami swan with LED eyes LED lights make this fastball really fly! At the touch of a switch the girl blushes through the paper A classic interpretation of a birthday cake spiced up with some LEDs As the dolphin jumps through the hoop, it lights up!

The moon is a switch, turning on the fireflies in the jar Of course San Francisco gets its share of love The copper tape itself can be use to be a decorative element as well as a functional one A light up festive tree made with paper and copper tape. PROJECTS. An exploration into the possibilities for individual construction and customization of the most ubiquitous of electronic devices, the cellphone. … more Electronic Popables Electronic Popables is an interactive pop-up book that sparkles, sings, and moves. The book integrates traditional pop-up mechanisms with thin, flexible, paper-based electronics and the result is a book that … more Codeable Objects Codeable Objects is a library for Processing that enables novice coders, designers and artists to rapidly design, customize and construct an artifact using geometric computation and digital fabrication The programming … more Self-folding Origami Paper A first-step toward origami robotics, I/O paper is a pair of origami papers in which the red (controller) paper senses how it is being folded and the white (output) paper … more Kit-of-No-Parts The Kit-of-No-Parts is an approach to crafting electronics rather than designing discrete components.

DressCode Computational Textiles Curriculum. Paper circuits w/ copper tape. You can quickly create circuits on paper using copper tape, clear tape, and some simple electronics. The image above is from a workshop Jie taught at the Exploratorium museum. Components (available from Digi-Key): Other tools & materials: small binder clipsclear tapecard stock paperscissors or an xacto knife and cutting mattweezerssoldering iron + solder (optional) Getting started You can use the templates we’ve created to guide your initial explorations. Here are two simple starter templates (click to view full size): Electrical connections Electrical connections between the LEDs, switches, and battery are made with copper tape (shown in grey in the templates). Battery connection To secure the battery and create electrical connections between it and the copper tape, fold a corner of the page over and clip it around the battery using a binder clip or a paper clip: LED connection Before you attach your LED to your circuit you need to determine which side is the + side and which is the – side.

Educational Psychology and Educational Technology Programs | MACUL 2014 – Maker Space Activity & Curriculuar Connections. At the Master’s in Educational Technology Booth at the MACUL14 conference, we created a mini Maker Faire, inspired by the larger maker movement that challenges us, as a program, to imagine technology integration in creative, authentic and meaningful ways. As a program, we embrace the idea of creating, not just consuming and encourage our students to think of ways to repurpose the world around them for their curricular and pedagogical goals.

We have purposefully integrated the maker mindset into one of our classes — CEP 811 — and today, we discovered that MACUL attendees LOVE to make things. Over 160 teachers and technology integration professionals joined the maker magic! (Full picture set at: We featured two “maker” activities today, a simple paper-based circuit and a more complex sewn circuit.

Below, we’ve included lists of materials, estimated costs, and recommended how-to information for both of these activities. Materials Step-by-Step Instructions Troubleshooting. Terminator-style 3D printing grows objects from a pool of liquid - CNET. The head of the Federal Communications Commission insisted that his agency developed its open-Internet rules free from outside influence -- including any from President Barack Obama. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler appeared before a House subcommittee Tuesday, where he maintained his agency's independence in coming up with new rules for so-called Net neutrality. The rules ensure that broadband providers like Comcast or Verizon can't block or slow down Internet access or applications , or require payment from companies like Netflix for priority access to broadband customers. "There were no secret instructions from the White House," Wheeler said.

"I did not, as CEO of an independent agency, feel obligated to follow the president's recommendation. " Tuesday's hearing is the first time Wheeler has defended his Net neutrality rules in a public forum since the FCC released details of the regulations last week. "There could have been a lot more done to maximize transparency of this process," said Rep.