The Oakland maker scene is leading city-level change that will affect the future landscape of Oakland for industrial artists, small local businesses, and even the future of manufacturing in the Bay Area.
As Barret Wallace would say, "!@#$%^&*!!" Here’s the entire Final Fantasy 7 rendered into blocky, low-polygon reality thanks to 3D printing.
The jet-setting future is here. A New Zealand jetpack-making outfit gets approved for manned test flights, and hopes to make it personal propulsion pack you can buy in 2015.
The Mens Amplio is larger-than-life interactive art piece that translates your thoughts into LED lighting and fiaaaah.
Missing arcade machine bleeps and bloops in your life? All You Can Arcade is a new vintage entertainment cabinet rental service that lets you bring your childhood favorites home.
GeekTech visits Genspace, a community biolab that opens it doors to non-scientist types who want to get into biotechnology and biohacking.
Who knew the free flow of information could sound so beautiful? Listen to Wikipeida turns the collaborative trade of crowdsourced information into a symphony of data.
In the near future, you might be able to run your own experiments in space without spending millions on a rocket to launch a satellite.
A small Oakland-based company is out to make things out of wood, ceramic, newspaper, and even cement—and build structures with it, too.
Don’t spew out your morning coffee when you look at the most amazing and precise images of our sun and its pockmarks.
Doing anything important? It's not important enough. Watch this infinitesimally amazing Lego veriosn of the Adventure Time opening right now.
Turning coffee into alcohol into booze! Why didn’t we do this sooner?
Scientists at the North Carolina State University play with electricity and soft hydrogels to create tiny, organic machines that could revolutionize the medical world.
Building a plane is too much work to do yourself! MakerPlane wants to make building aircraft as easy as downloading plans at home and fabricating the parts at your local hackerspace.
After acquiring MakerBot, Stratasys makes its first consumer 3D printing push by partnering with UPS.
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