• Open Source 3D Printed Rocket Engine controlled by Arduino Februar 27, 2015
    Fubar Hackerspace (New Jersey) member Graham has been working on an open source liquid fuel rocket engine with regenerative cooling and precise flow control built on Arduino Uno.  In order to test it he’s also built a cool rig for testing propellant flow control: My project is building Open Source 3D Printed Rocket Engines with Arduino […]
  • Official Arduino Day: Call for volunteers, projects, talks Februar 26, 2015
    If you live in Boston (USA), Torino (Italy), Malmo (Sweden), Budapest (Hungary), Bangalore (India) you could come and participate to one of the 5 official Arduino Day events on Saturday, March the 28th by our local offices and hosted at MIT Media Lab: Arduino (hosted by MIT Media Lab), Boston, Massachusetts, USA Officine Arduino, Torino, Italy  Arduino Verkstad, […]
  • Connecting a telegraph with 21st century networks Februar 24, 2015
    Twitter telegraph is a project by Devon Elliot making telegraph sounder tap out Twitter messages using Arduino Uno. It’s an interesting attempt to connect technology rooted in the 19th- and early 20th-centuries with 21st-century networks: A local architectural heritage project spawned a wider interest in railways and roundhouses. One of the related technologies of railways in […]
  • Connected door knobs are lying to us Februar 27, 2015
    This week’s podcast was all about security and how we can design things to tell us more about how connectivity changes them from mere appliances into networked computers — and all the risks that can bring. John Kestner, a principle with Supermechanical, a design firm that […] Connected door knobs are lying to us originally […]
  • How to design security into your connected product Februar 24, 2015
    We often talk about designing security into a product from the get go, but we don’t often discuss what that means. In today’s podcast John Kestner, a principle with Supermechanical, the company behind the Twine sensor and the Range thermometer, shares his thoughts on how he […] How to design security into your connected product […]
  • Smart devices can make the insurance biz proactive, not reactive Februar 20, 2015
    Insurance companies are looking for ways to reduce the amount of money they have to pay out on claims, and one promising way to reduce that risk is through connected security and home automation devices. In this week’s podcast I spoke with Dan Reed, managing director […] Smart devices can make the insurance biz proactive, […]