Hardware, Prototyping, and Fabrication
A 3D printer was employee of the year at advanced robotics company Kuka.
Anool Mahidharia has a really cool Hackaday project up on how to build a verbose world clock (in a morning!)
Multi-material 3D printing allows for the creation of moving parts made out of solid materials. This 3D printed CNC jaw coupling, made from ABS and NinjaFlex SemiFlex, is a good example.
Software and Programming
It turns out everything really is interconnected.
Six degrees of Wikipedia proves it.
In a seminar on artificial intelligence last week, I learned that most people can't tell the difference between Bach and a computer.
If you're like me, you've wanted to get more involved in machine learning. Now you can take a crash course in it, taught by Google.
Launch your very own DDoS attack, just like the one that hit GitHub, using code posted on... GitHub.
Science, Engineering, and Biomedicine
Using computer modeling and 3D printing for stroke prevention.
Your brain responds to music differently if you're a musician.
Go from roadkill to biology skill, all from the comfort of your own home!
Mapping and Data Science
NYC residents can have a say in how their money is spent thanks to the Participatory Budgeting process. Now, it's easier than ever to get involved thanks to the beta launch of MyPB.
Many affordable housing units in NYC aren't actually affordable for the people who live in those neighborhoods.
The geography of Millennials shows a more diverse distribution - and demographic - than is typically imagined. It also highlights disparities between working-class and creative-class America that I believe must be torn down.
Events and Opportunities
- Hackaday World Create Day is tomorrow. Find an event near you!
- The Mount Sinai Innovators Group, a student-faculty-staff consortium focused on entrepreneurship that I lead, is holding their March event on Monday. The topic will be navigating the therapeutics regulatory environment, with special guest Will Soliman of the Apotheker Group.
- Wednesday March 21st, hang out with J&J and Daymond John (of Fubu and Shark Tank fame) as they present the finalists for the JLabs Lab Coat of the Future Quickfire Challenge.
- The classic sci-fi silent film Metropolis is being screened with live musical accompaniment at the United Palace Theater in Washington Heights next Sunday, 3/25.
- If you like biotech and free breakfast, you might want to check out the LifeSci NYC Breakfast series. The next one is on Tuesday, 3/27.
- And finally, Latino Tech (which is run by my good friend Elizabeth) is having their next pitch event on Wednesday, 3/28.
Map of the Month
A 3D, whole-earth model of current weather conditions. This is one of the most mesmerizing maps I've ever come across.