September 28, 2016 AUTHOR: Donald Bell CATEGORIES: News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Maker Update #04: The Year’s Most Controversial DIY

This week on Maker Update! The most controversial DIY project of the year, a desk fan that can see your face, glowing horns, animated knots, and a 3D printed boat battle.

Show Notes:

Project of the Week
Face-tracking desk fan
https://blog.adafruit.com/2016/09/23/raspberry-pi-powered-face-tracking-desk-fan-raspberry_pi-piday-raspberrypi/

News
DIY EpiPen
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/602422/it-costs-30-to-make-a-diy-epipen-and-heres-the-proof/

Projects
LED Unicorn Horn
https://learn.adafruit.com/simple-led-unicorn-horn
TinyCircuits Tiny Arcade (offer code: makerprojectlab)
https://tinycircuits.com/collections/kits/products/tinyarcade

Tools/Tips
Animated knots
http://www.animatedknots.com/
3DP Knob Generators
https://www.thingiverse.com/glitchpudding/collections/knob-generators/page:1

Instructables Halloween Contests
Food http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloweenfood2016/
Costume http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloweencostumes2016/
Decor http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloweendecor2016/
Props http://www.instructables.com/contest/halloweenprops2016/

Moat Boat Paddle Battle
http://www.moatboatpaddlebattle.com/
http://makezine.com/2016/09/23/moat-boat-paddle-battle-returns-world-maker-faire/

Maker Faires http://makerfaire.com/map/
Maker Faire Berlin Berlin
Steyr Mini Maker Faire Steyr
Maker Faire Atlanta Decatur, Georgia
Maker Faire San Diego San Diego, California
Athens Mini Maker Faire Athens
Bogotá Mini Maker Faire Bogotá
Inland Empire Mini Maker Faire Riverside, California
Rocklin Mini Maker Faire Rocklin, California
Maker Faire Galicia Santiago de Compostela
WORLD MAKER FAIRE NEW YORK Queens, New York
Hsinchu Mini Maker Faire 2016 Hsinchu City, Taiwan

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