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.
Published 14 March 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
A prototype designed during a hackathon at McGill university in Quebec translates into speech signs with hands printed in 3D.
Published 7 March 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
Recalbox packs in 30 consoles on a Raspberry Pi for an infinite and multiplayer game library. Its interface made in France is simple to install.
Published 28 February 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
A drawing arm raised $88,000 on Kickstarter. While certainly cute, the robot is more of an art forger of your own creations. Why not make a robot with its own style for $5?
Published 21 February 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
Objectifier only knows how to turn on and off, but has an eye that’s always on the alert and an entire neural network in its Raspberry Pi. Enough for it to learn simple tricks, like a pet.
Published 20 February 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
Which one of a drone or a 3D printer is faster to deliver umbilical pliers in a disaster area? Enquiry on makers with a cause.
Published 14 February 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
We met fashion-tech designer Anouk Wipprecht and her fantastic vestiary of dress interfaces doped on data. The Dutch designer developed this passion in the open source community.
Published 13 February 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
At some point, we’ve all been stuck in a hotel room with a dead phone and no way of charging it. One Italian maker found the trick, which consists of screwing the charger into a lightbulb socket.
Published 6 February 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
Plastic artist, designer of poetical automated creatures, Zaven Paré, precursor of the actor-robot, has been involved with robots for more than 20 years. Interview.
Published 24 January 2017 by Nicolas Barrial
Ever since complex theories have been popularized, self-proclaimed geniuses have been proposing their own answers to science’s unanswered questions. The scientific community is disconcerted by these DIY theories.