Now launching on Kickstarter, a new book shows how forgotten energy patents of the past can propel us into the future by showcasing prototypes of overlooked inventions that are well worth revisiting.
Published 23 July 2020 by Cherise Fong
This year, the 2020 iGEM synthetic biology competition is teaming up with the open collaborative platform JOGL to tackle the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals on a global roadmap toward 2030.
Published 23 July 2020 by Ewen Chardronnet
Days after the lockdown began in France, makers and software entrepreneurs in the region of Nantes began to design an open source ventilator: MakAir.
Published 21 July 2020 by Elsa Ferreira
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 29 June 2020 by Cherise Fong
While big data grabs headlines, individual citizen scientists are quietly using wearable technologies to track their own symptoms, monitor their health and gain insight into themselves.
Published 24 June 2020 by Rob La Frenais
Dasha Ilina recently got an honorary mention at Ars Electronica for her faux corporation offering therapy for those constantly on their phones, the ‘Center For Technological Pain’.
Published 22 June 2020 by Enrico Bassi
Mobilized Italian makers showed the way for makers around the world. Enrico Bassi of Opendot fablab in Milan, specialized in open healthcare, tells the story.
Published 18 June 2020 by Hugues Aubin
Three regional networks spanning Brittany, France and West Africa have partnered with local health, research and corporate organizations to provide African fablabs with machines and consumables.
Published 17 June 2020 by Cesar Garcia Saez
Co-founder of Makerspace Madrid, Cesar Garcia Saez comes back to the mobilization of the makers during the Covid-19 pandemic in Spain.
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 27 May 2020 by Rob La Frenais
The recently published 'Art as We Don’t Know It' catalogue showcases art and research that has grown and flourished within the wider network of both the Bioart Society and Aalto University's Biofilia lab in Finland during the previous decade. Review.
Published 22 May 2020 by Cherise Fong
If JOGL’s OpenCovid19 Initiative came out of a crisis, the collaborations that are forming among its members prove that this online platform is much more than a flash mob. What does the data say?
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 10 May 2020 by Ewen Chardronnet
In Paris, a citizen collective is working to produce an emergency medical ventilator that is open source, low-cost and easy to reproduce.
Published 8 May 2020 by Rob La Frenais
The independent curator and critic Rob La Frenais runs the "Future of Transportation" group on Facebook. New chronicle about mobility after the lockdown.
Published 5 May 2020 by Cherise Fong
JOGL, a global platform for collaborating on open source biotech projects, recently launched a series of micro-grants for projects directly tackling the Covid-19 crisis.
Published 28 April 2020 by Denis Roio
New correspondance on proximity-tracing with Denis Roio aka Jaromil from Dyne.org.
Published 28 April 2020 by Ewen Chardronnet
In early April, Makerscovid.paris received an outsize order for 8,400 protective gowns. Two labs and a library rose to the challenge.
Published 26 April 2020 by Rob La Frenais
Independent curator and critic Rob La Frenais runs the "Future of Transportation" group on Facebook. He writes in Makery his thoughts about mobility after the lockdown.