Part one of our investigation on bike-sharing. How the “free-floating” trend of dockless public bikes challenges the model of sustainable mobility.
Published 20 March 2018 by Nicolas Barrial
Outshined by virtual reality headsets and video games, virtual worlds persist by proposing collaborative or social DIY experiences. Review of the most maker-compatible.
Published 23 January 2018 by Nicolas Barrial
No fablab without machines. But how will they evolve? Makery takes a closer look at equipment in digital fabrication laboratories of the near and distant future.
Published 9 January 2018 by Nicolas Barrial
Build this LEDs mirror in five steps and admire yourself endlessly thanks to the tunnel effect. This ultra simple tutorial also works for a futuristic coffee table.
Published 8 December 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
Live on the Internet, on December 5, Paris Hospitals carried out shoulder surgery via a collaborative mixed-reality platform, raising the question of the Cloud in hospitals.
Published 24 October 2017
The mini electric taxi boats SeaBubbles won't fly over the river Seine. The designer and seaman Alain Thébault has chosen Geneva instead of Paris for his prototype test.
Published 24 October 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
#BalanceTonPorc (RatoutYourPig) and #MeToo will not be enough. Women still have a lot to do to command respect. #JustInCase, here is a small tutorial for a DIY pepper spray…
Published 17 October 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
No need to wait for Apple’s ARKit to get started with augmented reality. All you need are a Web browser and a few lines of code.
Published 26 September 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
Until now, thermoforming machines only equipped the industry. The brand new Swiss fablab Onl’fait proposes a simple tutorial to make molds and more molds.
Published 18 July 2017
On July 13, in Amsterdam, 10 scientist makers set off on their European tour on board the Do-it-Together Science Bus, in association with the Waag Society fablab.
Published 11 July 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
Conceived at the Green Fab Lab in Barcelona and currently in crowdfunding, Aquapioneers is an aquaponics kit for all pioneers of agriculture above ground.
Published 20 June 2017
Chinese scientists have just established a record distance for quantum teleportation, 1,200km apart. A step further for data protection.
Published 23 May 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
France’s first sex hackathon took place on May 19-21. Even if its main sponsor was the market leader of the French porn industry, the event was rather demure.
Published 16 May 2017
Tortoises ridden by robots that guide them is the experience of a team of Korean researchers. A first step towards biobots?
Published 9 May 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
Sound waves hide strange patterns, first revealed in the 19th century by the founder of modern acoustics Ernst Chladni, who used a vibrating plate. The DIY version by the cofounder of a Belgian hackerspace.
Published 2 May 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
Thin as an atom, stronger than steel, and the best known conductor of electricity, graphene is a revolution. But patents are piling up, as are prototypes, and we can’t wait to use it.
Published 10 April 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
Driverless buses, cars that park themselves... If the autonomous vehicle is already on the streets, hackers are waiting in ambush to denounce its security flaws.
Published 5 April 2017
A research published by U.S. scientific journal «Nature» describes how CNRS developed the first physical model of an artificial synapse.
Published 3 April 2017
An internet user on the other side of the world can remotely pilot objects of So Kanno and Yamaguchi Takahiro's "Avatars" installation, presented at Ycam, the arts and media center in Japan.