In the biggest garbage dump in West Africa, in Ghana, a makerspace is being set up where one is beginning to imagine projects to improve the life conditions of the families living there and to create added value from rubbish.
Published 16 March 2017
The Democracy Fund, Knight Foundation and Rita Allen Foundation teamed up to launch a joint fund to support fresh and creative ideas to counter the spread of misinformation and build trust in quality journalism in the United States.
Published 12 March 2017
This March 14, one particularly numerically oriented artist duo decided to celebrate π Day (3/14) by launching an... unlimited edition artwork.
Published 1 March 2017
On one side, Handle by Boston Dynamics, a military-grade equine robot that rolls, jumps and spins; on the other, Spider, an excavator commissioned to crush and remove nuclear debris in Fukushima.
Published 1 March 2017
70 mini fablabs are set to be built in the next 9 months with the support of the Indian government in Kerala, South India.
Published 27 February 2017
Imagine a “DIY and inventive destruction” in animation from a 3D model: “White Noise” magazine calls for a project around the BBC East Tower, which will be soon destroyed for real.
Published 21 February 2017
Space10, supported by Ikea, released files under an open licence of the Growroom, a DIY urban garden kit. A new strategy for the Swedish company?
Published 2 February 2017
Tokyo 2020 organizing committee invites all residents of Japan to donate their obsolete electronic devices to manufacture 100% of the Olympic medals.
Published 31 January 2017
According to a study published by four major universities, resorting to 3D printing in PLA would allow the textile industry to be more respectful of the environment.
Published 24 January 2017
Europe is pondering robots. On January 12, members of the Committee on Legal Affairs met to discuss regulations for robotics to be adopted by the European Union.
Published 17 January 2017
103 Perdix mini drones swarmed in the sky thanks to collective artificial intelligence, announced the secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense on January 9.
Published 9 January 2017
For Erasmus+, EU finances a €984,865 program to promote exchange between industry players, universities and maker communities to develop open fabrication and design.
Published 3 January 2017
Clarius Mobile Health is authorized to commercialize its wireless ultrasound-stethoscope in the United States.
Published 9 December 2016
Exactly one hundred years after his death in 1916, Japan’s most famous Meiji-era author, Natsume Soseki, was both commemorated and revived at a Tokyo University in the form of an android.
Published 6 December 2016
Open Gov Summit: French organizations promoting civil and digital liberties criticize France's flawed expression of open democracy.
Published 29 November 2016
Agricool recycles containers into organic strawberry tanks in town. And it works: the start-up has just raised €4 million.
Published 21 November 2016
Designer Isis Shiffer won the James Dyson Award for her EcoHelmet, a paper folding helmet designed with a honeycomb structure giving its strength.
Published 1 November 2016
Sprint session of ironic prototyping at the first French stupid hackathon organized by the Stereolux Arts and Technologies Laboratory in Nantes on October 29.
Published 20 October 2016
To reconstitute his lost memories, Colombian artist Fito Segrera created an installation that tinkers with your memories using an Open BCI (brain-computer interface) headset.
Published 4 October 2016
French committed citizens create a solidarity app for the roofless, “Besoin d’un toi”. Activation this month.