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Saturday, Sep 26th, 2015

The Creaturepod is a portable walkie talkie system that enhances children’s interactive play. It mimics the fictional Creaturepod from the popular children’s television show, Wild Kratts. [ continue ]

…and Hardware for All

Wednesday, Mar 18th, 2015

The proliferation of electronic modules, development tools, and do-it-yourself communities has led to a world where the creation of hardware projects is accessible to people of all skill levels. With dedication and a willingness to learn, explore, experiment, fail, and succeed, one can build just about anything that comes to mind. [ continue ]

Mustache Mayhem

Friday, Feb 6th, 2015

Mustache Mayhem is a mixed media and electronics project designed to challenge the paradigms of personal privacy and entertainment. [ continue ]

Solidoodle Press

Thursday, Jan 15th, 2015

The Solidoodle Press is a one-touch 3D printer created for every day home use. It features a build volume of 512 cubic inches (8 x 8 x 8 inches), a heated build platform with glass bed, resolution up to 0.1mm, and SoliTouch auto-calibration technology.  [ continue ]

Hardware Hacking Training

Tuesday, Oct 28th, 2014

Grand Idea Studio’s Hardware Hacking Training, taught exclusively by Joe Grand, focuses on hardware hacking and reverse engineering techniques commonly used against electronic products and embedded systems. It is a combination of lecture and hands-on exercises, culminating with students attempting to defeat the security of a custom circuit board. No prior electronics experience is required. [ continue ]


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