Make: Technology on Your Time Volume 23 by Mark Frauenfelder

By Mark Frauenfelder

Arthur C. Clarke famously wrote in 1961, "Any sufficiently complicated expertise is indistinguishable from magic." within the subsequent factor of MAKE (Vol. 23) we will exhibit you the expertise enough to make issues that appear like magic. during this designated instruments factor, dedicated to machines that do pleasant and remarkable issues, we are going to allow you to make the next: a magic suitcase that comprises an lively soothsayer, an electromagnetic machine that shoots aluminum jewelry, a shrewdpermanent wood equipment mechanism invented by means of Renaissance gadgetmaster Leonardo Da Vinci, a miniature digital Whack-a-Mole arcade video game, a tiny yet amazing audio amplifier, and a creepy mechanical field that is basically goal is to show itself off. All this and lots more and plenty, even more in MAKE Vol. 23. MAKE is still a pacesetter within the tech DIY stream because of its uncanny intuition to interact the interest, power, and keenness of the becoming neighborhood of Makers -- DIY lovers, hobbyist engineers/designers, and others who wish to tweak, disassemble, recreate, and invent cool new makes use of for know-how in notable tasks they adopt of their backyards, basements, and garages.

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In April of this year, Fisher was found murdered in his home, part of a triple homicide by a tattoo parlor owner involved in selling drugs and running an escort service. Fisher’s company website said about the 46-year-old founder: “All who knew Bryan knew he possessed an all-consuming passion for power and precision, which manifested itself through his love of airplanes, cigarette boats, Ducati motorcycles, and scary fast sports cars. ” Andrew visited Excel Manufacturing the week after his father’s death to meet his employees and take them out for an informal dinner, something they said that his father would have done.

Com. This project was supported by the Eyebeam Honorary Residency and hosted at the Johnson Creek Ranch, with big thanks to Liz Filardi for Metal Triumph Within a couple weeks of refining my technique, I was melting rocks and achieving the right temperatures, and soon I had tiny lumps of metal: first copper, and then wrought iron. Pounding these into disks and placing wedges of potato between them, I arrived at the simplest electric battery. 7 volts — a 44 producing the video and web content. com) is an artist and inventor in New York City.

Indd 44 6/17/10 3:46:28 PM ArcAttack frontman (in Faraday suit) is zapped by singing Tesla coils. Photography by Becky Stern (ArcAttack), Blake Maloof (Soma), Cris Benton (Rocket) Flaming Lotus Girls ignite Soma. Steam fanciers have a field day. The four-story Raygun Gothic Rocket. com) is the world’s largest DIY festival, celebrating homegrown technology from robots and rockets to food, arts, and crafts. This May’s Faire in the San Francisco Bay Area topped B 600 makers and 80,000 attendees. Next up: Maker Faire Detroit at the end of July, and the first-ever World Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science in September.

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