Not to belabor the robotic arm and 3D printing meme…however. A near desktop-sized robotic device to print and weld metal in mid-air? For DIYers and entrepreneurs, it’s further proof that 3D printing is reaching beyond the hobbyist-and-doodad stage and moving into a bona fide manufacturing realm. Watch this 1-minute video and see how 3D printing’s getting more weird and wonderful all the time.
A fun project for using Beagleboard Black to run your Christmas tree lights.
Under the tree: color-coordinated Arduino boards…
Festive Arduinos for the Holidays
*Here at Maker Faire Rome, I got my hands on one of the newly released Arduino Intel Galileo control boards — hardware specifically designed for technology artists.