This year's YouFab Global Creative Awards 2020 offer a topical theme, new mix of judges and an opportunity for thoughtful, resourceful and unexpected projects to emerge.
Published 4 August 2020
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 20 April 2020
On April 12, the Contemporary Culture Lab (C-LAB) in Taipei launched a series of DIY anti-virus workshops for all ages, the first of which focused on transforming a Micro:bit micro-computer into an infrared thermometer.
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 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 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 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 22 May 2019
The Prix Ars Electronica is the oldest award in the field of electronic, interactive art and computer animation and is being bestowed since 1987.
Published 10 February 2019
The survey will be used to identify specifically which kinds of tools scientists would use if they could build them DIY-style at low cost. Then, of course, the goal is to build them.
Published 19 June 2018
The Croatian pavilion at the Venice Biennale exhibit a 57-square-meter pergola inspired by the formation of clouds. One of the most imposing structures to date 3D-printed by robots.
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 3 April 2018
The US has decided: there will be no regulation on agricultural products from genome editing techniques. Thus making way for all kinds of genetic manipulations.
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
In DIY mode, the Fab Foundation offers digital fabrication classes inspired from costumes and objects from the Marvel studios film.
Published 13 February 2018
The massive migration to celebrate the New Year of the Dog will be subject to piercing surveillance by Chinese police wearing AR glasses equipped with facial recognition software.
Published 6 February 2018
There will be no Google-sponsored robot on the Moon. On January 23, the Lunar XPrize officially announced that it was ending the competition.