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Jul
17th
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Soylent. The future of food? Also open for hacking… http://diy.soylent.me/
(via Soylent - Free Your Body)

Jul
10th
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Cat-lovers look away. Those who want to stop cats pooing in their garden then here’s a great Raspberry Pi project. Definitely on my project list!

(via Pi-Powered Anti-Cat Trap Soaks Felines and Other Animals)

Jul
2nd
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Interactive indoor thundercloud that streams music. Nice but if you can’t afford one at $3360 then make one for a tenth of the price… A raspberry pi, wifi dongle, decent speaker, bunch of LEDs, proximity sensor and a big bag of cotton wool. Hmm…

(via This Thundercloud Lamp Is Something Everyone Needs In Their Home Today)

Jul
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A climb-inside and operate 12 foot tall walking, ‘fully’ functional steampunk golem
(via Infernal Studios- Prop designer, Costume Designer, Steampunk Design | Steampunk Rock Golem)

A climb-inside and operate 12 foot tall walking, ‘fully’ functional steampunk golem
(via Infernal Studios- Prop designer, Costume Designer, Steampunk Design | Steampunk Rock Golem)

Jun
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An origami $1 microscope that can open up micro-biology to everyone, in particular schools across developing countries (although we could also do with them here in the UK too).

Foldscopes can provide up to roughly 2,100x magnification, providing a resolution of about 0.7 microns. Can be looked through or used to project.

(via Foldscope - The $1 Unbreakable Origami Microscope - Popular Mechanics)

Jun
25th
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AI controlled slotless RC track racing on KickStarter. Back it!
(via Real FX takes radio-controlled cars to the next level)

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With a of port the Deep Belief image recognition SDK that can process a frame in around three seconds, largely thanks to heavy use of the embedded GPU for heavy lifting on the math side
(via Deep learning on the Raspberry Pi! « Pete Warden’s blog)

With a of port the Deep Belief image recognition SDK that can process a frame in around three seconds, largely thanks to heavy use of the embedded GPU for heavy lifting on the math side

(via Deep learning on the Raspberry Pi! « Pete Warden’s blog)

Jun
20th
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19th
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Children’s 3D printer with iPad software on Kickstarter for ~£325. Alas, no information on print resolution or the technical capability of the iPad app.

(via » Printeer – a 3D printer for kids & schools by Mission Street Manufacturing — Kickstarter Bits and Blobs)