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Maker Faire UK 2015 in Videos

May 18, 2015

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Robotic wave hello from Horatio the robotic arm Robots and T-Rex Art machines and Arcade Games Wookie gets lookie (Vine) Funky LED strips (Vine) Friendly Mega Robot (Vine) Android TV Eye (Vine) Baby T-Rex (Vine) Home-made TV Wall (Vine) Advertisements

DIY photography: GIFs, pinhole cameras and 7 cool photo hacks

July 7, 2014

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DIY photography techniques always trump expensive equipment, whether it’s vaseline on the lens for soft focus shots or an elastic band as a substitute for a tripod. Now with maker culture in full swing the camera itself is the hack. Designing and building camera equipment used to be the preserve of big manufacturers like Sony, […]

Cinehacking with CultureLab and exploring space

May 19, 2014

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Maker Faire 2014 shed some light on the world of cinehacking: building your own equipment to create cinematic video. University of Newcastle’s CultureLab team talked about their Cinehack movement and WeLove Digital catalogued some incredible photography and film-making techniques. Maker Faire is an annual event to celebrate maker culture at Newcastle’s Centre For Life. This […]

App, app and away: Building your own and maker culture

October 30, 2013

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Ever wanted to build your own mobile app, but wondered how to take the first step? Well, thanks to a growing number of online and mobile apps you don’t have to spend thousands or outsource to an agency to dip your toe in the water. There are a number of online development sites, tutorials and […]

Maker Chris Thorpe talks up the potential of 3D print for UK manufacturing

October 8, 2013

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Chris Thorpe is a wily old campaigner. On his Thinking Digital 2013 speaker profile he described himself as a ‘coder, craftsman and creative explorer’. Decide for yourself: he has a PhD in structural and molecular biology, was there coding at the beginning of the world wide web and has been responsible for projects as diverse […]