Safecast, best known for its DIY Geiger counter, the bGeigie, just announced on April 29 its newest device: Solarcast has sensors to measure temperature, humidity, radiation and air quality.
Published 1 March 2016 by Cherise Fong
Five years after the catastrophic explosion of Fukushima, Safecast, the grassroots collective behind the bGeigie DIY Geiger counter, is prototyping new devices to measure air quality.
Published 4 November 2014 by Cherise Fong
Launched in Tokyo after the Fukushima disaster in 2011, Safecast measures nuclear radiation with a DIY device and shares the data on an open map. Makery met the core team behind the project.
Published 26 September 2017 by la rédaction
Lambert Heller deals with topics such as Open Science and Open Access. In this contribution, he presents ten global trends affecting informal science learning.
Published 4 July 2017 by Cherise Fong
Two prototypes of anti-pollution bicycles are emerging from the fog in China and Japan. The first public models should be available for testing by the end of the year.
Published 12 July 2016 by Cherise Fong
The house built by makers Rob Oudendijk and Yuka Hayashi has no foundation, its walls are made of extruded polystyrene foam and mortar. Visit of this DIY domicile.
Published 21 March 2016 by Olivier Blondeau
First column for Makery by Olivier Blondeau, author of an anthology about digital knowledge who reminds us of the principles of sharing.
Published 14 March 2016 by la rédaction
The Cern in Geneva was hosting Gosh!, a gathering of international activists in the field of Open Science Hardware.
Published 11 August 2015 by Cherise Fong
Amidst the rice paddies of Chiba in Japan, three co-founders of Tokyo HackerSpace created Hacker Farm, a rural hackerspace to build stuff and live green.
Published 20 July 2015 by Cherise Fong
Why is there only one hackerspace in Tokyo? It has moved around a lot over the past 6 years, all the way to this quiet garage northwest of the city, where Makery paid a visit.