Tag Archives: open source

Of MakerBots And John Locke (Not The Guy On Lost)

I have mentioned the MakerBot a few times on this blog, but have not really talked about it. If you haven’t figured it out yet, the MakerBot Cupcake CNC is a 3D printer. Yeah, that’s right – it prints three dimensional objects. It works by melting a plastic filament (ABS – the same stuff that […]

Open Source Licenses For Musical Instruments

I, as they say, am not a lawyer. But I’ve formed some definite opinions (and no small amount of confusion) while researching grid sequencers. My fascination with electronic noisemakers has introduced me to the world of microcontrollers. These noisemakers (and all devices built around microcontrollers) blur the line between hardware and software (being a combination […]

Open Source Restaurant?

Make Magazine posted this to their blog — a restaurant constructed entirely from the Instructables website. Including food. The Instructables Restaurant A lot of people post a lot of things to Instructables. A lot of it is good, but some of it is dubious. Hopefully there was some quality control going on here.