OpenROV’s David Lang and Eric Stackpole built the mini submarine as a gift to the growing community of DIY ocean explorers.
The company produces Othermill, a 15-pound, 10-inch cube that creates circuit boards, ice cube trays, etc. by cutting out small pieces of physical material one layer at a time.
The maker movement is in full effect. Step 1 was the hackerspaces of the 2000s. Step 2 is the DIY democracy at places like TechShop.
Two academically inclined tinkerers made this cool tool for hardware hackers to collaborate and share their designs free of charge.
Editor’s Pick OpenROV, a mini submarine developed in a Silicon Valley garage, has been hailed by the world’s media as the key to unlocking the earth’s last frontier.
Raspberry Pi, the $25 Linux PC that fits in your hand and runs off AA batteries, is finally shipping in bulk today. One of the most amazing things about this little baby is the case mods: innovative, interesting cases that hobbyists and tinkerers are creating for the tiny credit-card-sized computer.
[vimeo 38506003 w=640 h=360] General Electric set up a hands-on “garage” area at SXSW Interactive this year to get technophiles up to their elbows in hardware, including laser cutters, 3D printers, injection molders, and more.