Weekly STEAM and DIY/Maker Digest #1

Hello, World! Here is your weekly digest of all the latest and quirkiest science, technology, engineering, art, math, open source, DIY, and Pro-Maker news! Early universe ‘fireworks’ challenge notions of how stars form NASA, ESA, T. Johnson/University of Michigan At the rate things are going, astronomers may have to toss out the rule book for…

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SPP 82: Now With Artificially Flavored Intelligence

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #82 for June 18, 2017. http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/SPP/2017/STEAM_0082_18JUN17.mp3 This week we cover: Wastewater Treatment Tech Kills Pathogens and Generates Electricity Lowe’s Testing Exoskeletons for Employees Google Unveils a New AI-focuses Processor, offers Hardware as a Service Algorithms Design New Nutella Jars Mathematically Proof for Possibility of Time Travel Supreme Court Smackdown on Patent Trolls Supreme…

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Writing Arduino Code using Visual Studio and Visual Micro

Gears of Resistance Special for May 30, 2017 In this video we look at jumping up from the standard Arduino IDE and take a stab at programming use Microsoft’s Visual Studio Community Edition 2017 and third-party extension Visual Micro. We also look at how to put our code under source code control using GitHub. Some…

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3D Printable Enclosure Design with Fusion 360

Gears of Resistance Special for May 24, 2017 In the previous two videos was we talked about the workflow for taking an Eagle PCB board file and using the OtherMill Pro to make a circuit board.  Then we took tat same Eagle board file and moved it into Fusion 360 to begin making an enclosure….

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3D Printed Enclosures with EagleCAD and Fusion 360

Gears of Resistance Special for May 19, 2017 Last time we talked about the workflow for taking an Eagle PCB board file and using the OtherMill Pro to make a circuit board.  This week we show how to use the same Eagle board file to build a 3D printable enclosure in Fusion 360. Some of…

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SPP 81: Poopin’ in Space and Star Trek Society

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #81 for April 22, 2017. http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/SPP/2017/STEAM_0081_22APR17.mp3 This week we cover: NASA Poop In Space Design Winners Congress Sells Out Your Internet Privacy Society in the Post AI/Robot Revolution Should Artists Be Able to Deduct Market Value of Donations? Major Mathematical Proof Solved While Brushing Teeth  | IFLScience Decodes [Download] For more tech news…

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GoR 26: OtherMill and Eagle for PCB Milling

Gears of Resistance Episode 26 for April 22, 2017 This week we talk about the workflow for taking an Eagle PCB board file and using the OtherMill Pro to make a circuit board.  We also visit our brand new Hobby Lobby.  Links for the things we talk about are below: Autodesk Eagle OtherMachine Co. Eagle…

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#DIY Vacuum Chamber

  Spent the previous weekend building the above DIY vacuum chamber.  Pretty straightforward to build and lots of good YouTube videos out there to do just that.  What was lacking was a good list of the pipe fitting people used.  Trust when when I say it is not as straightforward as naive me wanted to…

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GoR 25: Podcast Studio in a Box

Gears of Resistance Episode 25 for February 24, 2017 For more tech news and how-to’s follow along on Google+ and check out our YouTube Channel. Music is “Computer Control” by Tom Woxom, available at http://freemusicarchive.org/ CC: Attribution-Noncommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Today’s podcast is brought to you by audible.com. They have over 180,000 titles to choose from for…

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SPP 80: Abstract Walls and Acid Powered Robots

S.T.E.A.M. Power Podcast #80 for February 12, 2017 http://greenshoegarage.com/podcast/SPP/2017/STEAM_0080_12FEB17.mp3 This week we cover: Abstract: Art of Design on Netflix Drug to Regenerate Teeth (just like Doctor Who!) NASA Makes a Computer Chip that can Survive Venus (and run Battlefield 1 at at least 10fps!) Stomach Acid Powers NextGen Medical Robots Eiffel Tower to get a Wall…

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