News and Views from the Maker and Hacker World with host Stewart Dickson, Thursday mornings from 8 to 9 on WRFU-LP FM 104.5, Urbana, Illinois
Gizmodo | Create Custom Discs Full of New Music... →
My brother (13 years younger) had one of these Fisher-Price record players
MakerBot’s Bre Pettis passed out these awesome “Keep It...– Fabbaloo: Around the Show Floor at Rapid 2012
Metropolitan West-End Atlanta Business and Arts... →
I visited Freeside Atlanta, the Hackerspace located here yesterday.
Motivation for DIY Green Chemistry →
“Some plastics have some chemicals like bisphenol A and phthalates that are toxic. American manufacturers don’t have to list the materials in their products, and there’s no hope of testing every one of the 80,000 industrialized chemicals loose in the world. Freinkel recommends greatly expanding the practice of “green chemistry,” so that every process and product of manufacturing is safe...
Sally Hansen | Magnetic Nail Color →
Science in service of Art and Beauty — THIS is what is RIGHT with the world! Why this is awesome: 1) Anisotropic Surface reflection — Metal flake paint gives the surface it is applied to the property that light is reflected in discrete, point-wise random directions. 2) Magnetically-controlled optical anisotropy — Usually the pearlescent flakes in cosmetics are made of fish...
Society of Manufacturing Engineers 2012 Rapid... →
Thursday, May 24 at 9:20AM EDT I am giving a presentation titled, “From Tactile Mathematics to Interaction in Physical 4-D” in the Additive Manufacturing Applications Conference track; So I won’t be in the WRFU Studio doing TechKnowLedge from 8 to 9 CDT.
NOVA | The Hippocratic Oath Today →
By Peter Tyson Posted 03.27.01 NOVA
DIY BioTech: Google Search →
Google Search Results: http://diybio.org DIY Biotech Hacker Space Opens in NYC | Wired Science | Wired.com DIY Biotech: BioCurious Officially Opens Its Hackerspace
Ethical Hacking →
Google Search Results: Certified Ethical Hacker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia White hat (computer security) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Security Training, CEH, Ethical Hacking, Penetration Testing …
[hackerspaces] back from Hacker Trip To China #2
On: 5/4/12 3:36 AM To: Hackerspaces General Discussion List http://lists.hackerspaces.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss Mitch Altman maltman23 at hotmail.com wrote: I got home today from the Hacker Trip To China <https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/NoisebridgeChinaTrip2> that I organized. 10 of us traveled to all of the cities in China that currently have hackerspaces, we went to the...
Google Search "Hack Skylanders Figure" →
Google Search results: Man Hacks Skylanders, Gets Nasty Letter From Activision Hee-hee — The lawyers are after the wrong guy Skylanders Hacking | - Sun Cries — The knowledge of how the Skylanders figures work is much more valuable than level-up downloads for blank RFIDs
TechKnowLedge -- Thursday mornings 8-9 on WRFU-LP... →
News and views from the Maker and Hacker world with host Stewart Dickson
Hey! I won a Skylanders figure! Subject: Congratulations! Date: Tue, 1 May 2012 19:17:47 -0400 (EDT) From: Frito-Lay, Inc. <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Congratulations, you are a winner in the Frito-Lay Skylanders promotion. If you had trouble claiming your prize or completing your registration, please click on the below...
Hacking Skylanders →
I guessed that the Skylanders figures work by having RFIDs inside them. I didn’t know that the RFIDs they have are read/write — They have 1K of flash RAM in them. That’s how they store their level info, etc.