Sarah Stancik

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Predictive tech is getting smarter and more pervasive — but more controversial, too

We’re seeing the biggest change in how we interact with computers in years. And it’ll mean much less input from you.<p>Apps like Google Now, Tempo AI, and others represent the first wave of “predictive technology.” These are apps and services that are smart enough to fetch information for you — before …

Best iPad Apps of 2013

2013 has been another memorable year for the iPad App Store. The number of apps designed specifically for the iPad hit the 500,000 milestone this year and is now well on its way to 600,000. By now, there are excellent iPad apps for just about any purpose. From heavy-duty productivity and business …

35 Rustic DIY Christmas Ornaments Ideas

It is all about Christmas… Christmas presents, Christmas tree, Christmas ornaments everything is in the spirit of Christmas. If you want to make your …

12 DIY Jewelry Gifts Your Friends Will Actually Wear

Christmas is around the corner and <i>gasp</i>! You need gifts for your gal pals. And you’re on a budget. Luckily, we’ve searched the interwebs high and low and found some of the best jewelry you can DIY that your friends will be proud to wear. Let’s start with necklaces!<p>1. Prairie Feather Necklace: Isn’t …

The Deltaprintr 3D Printer Nearly Sells Out On Kickstarter In Less Than A Week

What do you do when your school can’t afford a 3D printer? If you’re Shai Schechter and Andrey Kovalev you build one yourself. Their printer, called Deltaprintr, has just launched on Kickstarter and the pair has already hit $102,000 out of a $195,000 goal. Their goal is to create an inexpensive, …

Researchers create a more accurate alternative to Wi-Fi for tracking people through walls

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: MIT<p>Back in June, MIT researchers revealed they had figured out how to use Wi-Fi to track moving objects through walls. …

Computer Printer Salvage

It’s easy to build up a “junk box” of items you can use to build projects seen in MAKE — or just about anything you can imagine.<p>Many of my articles for MAKE take advantage of found components, often picked out of trash bins. Just because an electronic device has failed at its original task doesn’t …

Arduino

How to: Easy DIY Plaster-Dipped Flower Votives

When I first laid eyes upon these stunning flower votives, I thought they were made of porcelain - but it turns out you can easily make them yourself …

Chemicals

DIY: Milkaholic Bottles {& Free Printables!}

When I put together the Milkaholic Baby Shower for our friends, I had no idea the overwhelming response it would receive! So many of you have left …

The Passage of Time Captured in Layered Landscape Collages by Fong Qi Wei | Colossal

<p>Time can be a difficult variable to visually convey in still photography, both the length of time an exposure takes or a series of photos meant to …

Arduino Based Aquaponics - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

Arduino Based Aquaponics uses apduino to get things done. Kretzinger is able to configure the system to work as desired based on sensors and a large …

Whitewashed FJELL Wardrobe with Pallet Shelves

<b>Materials:</b> FJELL wardrobe, gray wash, white paint, reclaimed pallet wood, drill, screws.<p><b>Description:</b> My husband Mark and I knew we needed a wardrobe …

Top 10 Ways to Perfect Your Daily Routine with the Power of Science

Science is awesome. It explains how birds can fly, why the sky is blue, and how gravity works. However, you can also use science to perfect the tiny …

Rugs by Pattern Society

Lemme tell you— finding rugs that are easy on the eyes <i>and</i> the wallet is a tough business. Too often, one will need to sacrifice either beauty or …

Knots

The heatwave currently sweeping across New York has made it impossible to do anything except for sit in front of the air conditioner and work. And by …

Articles about designer we love konstantin grcic on Dwell.com - Dwell

Industrial designer Konstantin Grcic has done it all, from spoons to umbrellas to lights, but he’s best known for his data-driven...<p>Relocating from New York to Kyoto, Japan in 2012 not only marked a new beginning in his life, but proved to be a working catalyst...<p>Yesterday we at Dwell had the honor …

Industrial Designer

One-armed bandit: Electrolyte integrates bicycle electrics in lefty fork

What appears a lot like a Cannondale Lefty shock is in fact an entire electric drivetrain housed in a thick, single-arm fork. Inside the …

Batteries

Raspberry PI Turns an Old Scanner into an Easy Scan-to-Email Setup

Here’s an affordable way to help colleagues in a remote office easily scan and email documents using a Raspberry Pi computer and an old scanner, as documented by network and systems administrator Eduardo Luís.<p>The system is set up to be relatively foolproof on the scanning end so that people who are …

Konstruktor Lets You Build Your Own 35MM SLR Camera

There are many things nerds, and I say this as a nerd, love; cameras and Lego are two of them. So, Lomo putting out the Konstruktor, a camera that …

Inspired by Myth: Vilu Light Collection by gt2P

Chilean architecture and design studio gt2P (Great Things to People) has launched a new collection of lighting called Vilu, which happens to be their …