After hard science, soft science. Just One Giant Lab (JOGL), an online collaborative open science laboratory, accompanies social and citizen projects seeking to improve communal quality of life.
Published 2 June 2020 by Elsa Ferreira
100 hours: the time it took the team at University College London, assisted by Mercedes’s Formula 1 department, to develop the first prototype of a CPAP device.
Published 20 May 2020 by Elsa Ferreira
In the UK, DIY problem-solving makers and open-source engineers, in collaboration with clinical teams, are contributing their technical expertise to the collective response against Covid-19.
Published 11 May 2020 by Elsa Ferreira
Can an inter-communal alliance solve the problem of test shortages? Just One Giant Lab (JOGL) pools skills to explore an experimental yet promising diagnostic technique: LAMP.
Published 17 July 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
FAB14, the international meeting of fablabs and third part of an auspicious month of July for makers in France, is taking place in Toulouse from July 16-22. Makery is covering the event.
Published 10 July 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
The urbanist Thomas Ermacora is one of the speakers of the Fab City Summit. He explains why the future of cities is in the hands of a new generation of techno-creative people.
Published 26 June 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
Produce locally, cheaply and favor the human factor? This is the challenge taken on by the workshop-store Unto This Last in London, pioneer of digital handcrafted furniture production.
Published 26 June 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
33 meters below ground level, Richard Ballard is growing his vegetables by hydroponic and vertical cultivation, supplied with renewable energy. A taste of the future.
Published 12 June 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
Acid house, noise and synthesizers inspired from Kant or Philip K. Dick… Meeting with Ewa Justka, maker artist of outrageous creations.
Published 5 June 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
A collective of English gardener-artists set up a cooperative at Somerset House and are growing vegetables between concrete and tarmac. In order to counter this hostile environment, nothing beats good compost.
Published 5 June 2018
Microsoft has acquired GitHub for 7.5 billion dollars. The news has raised concerns within the community of open source developers.
Published 22 May 2018
What future for urban manufacturing? The report "Cities of Making" offers an insight into urban manufacturing in three European cities: Brussels, London and Rotterdam.
Published 22 May 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
Are hackathons a new form of exploitation? Does the hacker culture serve as a consent factory as suggested by two American sociologists? Makery investigated.
Published 17 April 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
Less sugar and preservatives, more transparency and a militant approach… Makery attended a workshop to make your own soda.
Published 10 April 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
Part 2 of our investigation on the state of bicycle society. While the free-floating Chinese bikes have shed a light on the dark side of the sharing economy, what about the not-for-profit aspect?
Published 3 April 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
Environment, transportation, energy… Thingful cross-references and searches through data from millions of geolocated sensors in the Internet of Things. We met Usman Haque, its designer.
Published 27 March 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
The Cambridge Analytica affair is making the social network totter. Which strategy to adopt following these revelations: delete one’s account, demand one’s data, switch to free?
Published 27 March 2018
British researchers have developed a portable scanner, capable of detecting the magnetic field generated by the brain of people in motion.
Published 12 March 2018
The engineer Lucy Rogers announced the launch of a defense organization for pro makers in the UK, the Guild of Makers, that will take place on March 16 in Birmingham.
Published 27 February 2018 by Elsa Ferreira
Since 2016, 1.7m Micro:bits have been distributed for free or at low cost in schools, first by the BBC, then by the Micro:bit Foundation, designed to teach programming easily.