Feeding the debate on proximity-tracing during Covid-19 pandemia, Denis Roio, aka Jaromil from Dyne.org, challenges some polarizing beliefs forming around the concepts of privacy and urgency.
Published 15 April 2020
In partnership with Makery, Covid-Initiatives is launching a call for contributions in order to extend and improve the map and accurately and comprehensively document maker initiatives in Europe and worldwide.
Published 9 April 2020
In Tokyo, biohacker Shingo Hisakawa is converting his NinjaPCR open source thermal cycler into a real-time DNA amplifier, which could test for the coronavirus Covid-19.
Published 9 April 2020 by la rédaction
In France, the mobilization of makers and fablabs against Covid-19 is unprecedented, but they are left to liaise directly with health care workers and civil society.
Published 8 April 2020 by Clément Renaud
A team of European researchers offers a decentralized protocol that could store relevant information on people without mass collecting personal data.
Published 8 April 2020
MIT’s Project Magnus has designed a model for a complete face shield that can be cut out in one (foldable) piece from a single flat sheet.
Published 8 April 2020 by Ewen Chardronnet
On March 6, 2020, five research payloads from the MIT Media Lab’s Space Exploration Initiative were sent to the International Space Station. Among them, the Sojourner 2020 project, a payload of artworks selected by SEI’s arts curator Xin Liu. Adriana Knouf’s TX-1 is one of the curated projects.
Published 7 April 2020 by Cherise Fong
As Oki Wonder Lab gleefully camps out in Okinawa, most Hackterians are stuck indoors. An online KitchenLab hosted live from Helsinki offered an entertaining glimpse of localized baking, while other experiments are fermenting and distilling across the global network.
Published 7 April 2020 by la rédaction
Hospitals that are mobilized against Covid-19 are in short supply of electric syringe pumps. Electrolab is developing an open source prototype.
Published 6 April 2020
Akiba and his Hackerfarm team have developed an open source system for sterilizing and decontaminating masks or other objects using ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI).
Published 3 April 2020 by la rédaction
Makery has been in high demand since the start of the lockdown to relay information on the initiatives of makers and biohackers against Covid-19. We need your support to meet this challenge.
Published 30 March 2020 by Céliane Svoboda
Documentary filmmaker Renaud Barret followed several young artists in Kinshasa. His film “System K” was released in January.
Published 30 March 2020 by Cherise Fong
Oki Wonder Lab just may be the most remote un-disciplinary DIYbio camp going on in the world right now. Hackteria’s latest event is currently taking place in Okinawa.
Published 25 March 2020 by Clément Renaud
'REALTIME : Making Digital China' is an investigation about China's digital and urban infrastructure, practices and imaginary spaces. It attempts to capture the pace, scale and depth of China's complex and imaginary spaces. Extracts.
Published 17 March 2020 by Felipe Fonseca
In the context of the OpenDoTT project seeking to develop a more trustworthy Internet of Things, the specific topic of Felipe Fonseca research is Smart Cities. Fonseca is currently at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee and will join Berlin this summer at the Mozilla Foundation. Second logbook of his research.
Published 13 March 2020 by Felipe Fonseca
In the context of the OpenDoTT project seeking to develop a more trustworthy Internet of Things, the specific topic of Felipe Fonseca research is that of the so-called Smart Cities. Felipe Fonseca is currently at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee and will join Berlin this summer at the Mozilla Foundation. First logbook of his research.
Published 10 March 2020
Designing an open-source DIY Coronavirus detection test! That's the mission the JOGL distributed research laboratory has decided to challenge.
Published 17 February 2020 by Rob La Frenais
The new exhibition at London’s Science Gallery, "considers gender in relation to fashion, reproductive technologies, gaming and changing ecologies".
Published 12 February 2020 by Dare Pejić
Makery met Tad Ermitaño, a key figure in new media art in the Philippines and Southeast Asia, to discuss his experience at MusicMakers Hacklab, CTM's week-long collaborative laboratory.