Fab@home – create your own stuff

December 11, 2006 at 1:29 pm | Posted in tech | Leave a comment

You may remember my “Draw Your Own Furniture” post from awhile back.  Well, some enterprisine Cornell students are working on creating an open source, desktop fabrication machine for home use.  The idea: design your own object and print it out in 3-D right there at home.  The website has actual videos of the machine in action.

Learn more at www.fabathome.org

When Robots Attack Just Go to the Second Floor

December 11, 2006 at 10:12 am | Posted in robots | Leave a comment

You can view the punchline by fast-forwarding to the one minute mark.  I like how the techs quickly wheel in a privacy screen for the benefit of the robot.

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