September 21, 2016 AUTHOR: Donald Bell CATEGORIES: News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Maker Update #03: Robots, Skulls and Middle Fingers

This week on Maker Update, a robot dog that probably won’t kill you, a skull made out of string, a lamp made out of veneer, and ways to measure things with parts of your body.

Show Notes
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Project of the Week

World’s Smallest MAME cabinet (Philip Burgess)
https://learn.adafruit.com/worlds-smallest-mame-arcade-cabinet

News

Ghost Robotics $10k Minitaur robot
http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-hardware/ghost-robotics-minitaur-quadruped

Projects

Veneer Lamp (Gluekoza)
http://www.instructables.com/id/Veneer-Lamp-1/
Sugar Skull String Art (Nerehma)
http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugar-Skull-String-Art/

Tools/Tips

Body Ruler (via Gareth)
http://www.vendian.org/mncharity/dir3/bodyruler/
PiBakery
http://www.pibakery.org/

Events

The Deconstruction
http://thedeconstruction.org/manifesto/

Maker Faires
http://makerfaire.com/map/

2nd Mini September 24 + 25, 2016 Madrid Mini Maker Faire Madrid Spain
3rd Featured September 24 + 25, 2016 Maker Faire Milwaukee Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA
5th Mini September 24 + 25, 2016 Champlain Mini Maker Faire Shelburne Farms, Vermont USA
1st Mini September 24 + 25, 2016 Kathmandu Mini Maker Faire Kathmandu Nepal
1st Mini September 24, 2016 Greensboro Mini Maker Faire Greensboro, North Carolina USA
1st Mini September 24, 2016 Bucharest Mini Maker Faire Bucharest Romania
4th Featured September 25, 2016 Maker Faire Silver Spring Silver Spring, Maryland USA

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