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Chilean Teen Twitts About Earthquakes

Sebastian Alegria, a 14 years old Chilean teen created an earthquake warning system based on Arduino, an earthquake detector (bought for less 100 $) and an ethernet shield. Alegria’s rudimentary yet effective system comes from having survived Chile’s own earthquakes last year and seeing the devastation that covered Japan earlier this year. Keen on finding […]

Screen Your Genome Under $512, Open Sourcing Biology With OpenPCR

Most of people working in the field of biological or scientific research should greet the open hardware applications we are  witnessing in this age of Garage Science. From the Phduino to the DIY Oscilloscopes, through  STM (Scanning-Tunneling Electron Microscope), Arduino is getting used to prototype tools that used to be more expensive and possibly unavailable […]

Kinect Controlled Delta-Robot

Everybody’s amazed about the incredible things done with Kinect and Processing + Arduino. Tutorial need! This is a project in development for the module “Digital Ecologies”, at the Bartlett’s Adaptive Architecture and Computation MSc. – University College London A Delta-Robot is controlled by a Kinect through Processing and Arduino. The movements of the performer control […]