A Weird Kind of Printer

December 20th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

From a distance, it looks like the bare bones of a regular inkjet printer, but it’s not. Instead of an ink-head it features a needle — It’s kind of like a dot-matrix (hole-matrix?) printer.

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Steel Tube Bending

December 11th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

When Mart Stam presented a merely skeletal system of screwed-together metal pipes in 1926, it was not only the birth of the cantilever chair, but also the beginning of the furniture industry’s use of bent tubular steel.

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How to inkjet-print circuits at fraction of time and cost

December 5th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

A novel method to rapidly and cheaply 3D-print electrical circuits has been developed by researchers from Georgia Tech, the University of Tokyo, and Microsoft Research.

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Make your own hair dryer with Open E-Components, just like playing Lego bricks

December 5th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

How to let people to produce, repair and modify their own appliances? Design student Weilung Tseng wants to create a new thinking to define how to produce electronic appliances. He expects that one day household appliances can be produced as easily as playing Lego.

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Juxtaposing random Tweets with unprotected IP-based CCTV intercepts

December 5th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Michael writes, “When working on SurveillanceSaver (a screen saver displaying random unprotected IP cameras) in 2008, I placed early Twitter messages on the surveillance cameras’ images. The results ranged from hillarious to Ballardian.

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City that rolls along on caterpillar tracks by Manuel Domínguez

December 5th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

A nomadic city moves from place to place like an enormous tank in this conceptual proposal by architecture graduate Manuel Domínguez.

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Surreal Subterranean Space: Hand-Carved Cave for Sale

December 5th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

If you’ve always dreamed about having your very own network of cathedral-like hand-carved caves (who hasn’t?) you’re in luck – such a dreamscape can be yours for less than the average cost of a single-family home in San Francisco.

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