Interview with Star Simpson, part 2: Prototyping projects morph!

March 8, 2011

This is the second part of the interview with Star Simpson: Prototyping projects morph! Read the first part of the interview here: High Voltage Innovation

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Photo above: Star Simpson by Jeff Lieberman, taken from F-book
Photo bellow: Star Simpson, taken from F-book

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Interview with Star Simpson, part 1: High Voltage Innovation

Star Simpson is an open source hardware addict, electrical engineering and computer science student at MIT. Her lifestyle is prototyping, innovating, building things, making devices and hackin’ some wearables.

Star is well known as a team member of the Intellectual Ventures, MITERS, and MonkeyLectric projects.

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Photo above: Star Simpson during her lecture in Mama
Photo by Tom Medak (cc)
Photo bellow: Star Simpson by Nick Vu taken from Star’s Facebook

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Pocket cinema: Maquinas & Almas (Souls & Machines) – Documentary

March 6, 2011

Maquinas & Almas (Souls & Machines) – Documentary is an accompanying film of 33 minutes length that covers the synonymous exhibition held two years ago in the National Museum “Centro de Arte Reina Sofía” in Madrid.

The exhibition and documentary cover high tech and low tech aspects, including innovators and makers such as Theo Jansen and his Strandbeests, media design by John Maeda, robot by David Hanson, or Sachiko Kodama‘s Ferrofluid, among many…

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Theo Jansen: Strandbeest (c)

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Pocket cinema: Arduino – documentary launched!

January 7, 2011

Documentary about Arduino by Rodrigo Calvo Eguren and Raúl Díez Alaejos announced on Body Pixel few months ago was launched 3 hours ago on Vimeo.

The film is in Spanish and English. It describes the beginning and community around one of the most intrigant and innovative piece of hardware for prototyping and DIY community around the globe – Arduino.

Embroidered Arduino Patches by Multilogica (c)
Photo taken from: King Talk

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