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The $25 Computer - Tech Europe - WSJ
Called Raspberry Pi, think of it as Meccano for the digital generation.
raspberrypi  computers  tinkering  hacks  diy 
november 2011 by deusx
The Life of Kenneth: So You Want to Build Electronics
So here is a gigantic list of everything I would buy right now to replace my entire workshop if mine were to disappear. I'm going to try and separate it into some sort of reasonable order as far as importance, but the point is that you see all of this, and use it as inspiration to put together your own collection.
electronics  hacking  tinkering  wishlist 
june 2011 by deusx
Tinkering: all summer at the Exploratorium
"Tinkering is what happens when you try something you don't quite know how to do, guided by whim, imagination, and curiosity.<br />
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When you tinker, there are no instructions — but there are also no failures, no right or wrong ways of doing things. It's about figuring out how things work and reworking them.<br />
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Contraptions, machines, wildly mismatched objects working in harmony—this is the stuff of tinkering."
tinkering  makers  exploratorium  diy  from delicious
april 2010 by deusx
Hackers Don’t Tinker Because They Got Invited | Smarterware
"Because while we're all ranting about how closed the iPad will be, the jailbreak community is planning competitions to see who can crack it first. The sun isn't setting on tinkerers; their desire to crack things open intensifies when faced with something that's closed by design. The challenge is part of the appeal."
tinkerers  tinkering  apple  ipad  hacks  hacking  mobile  from delicious
january 2010 by deusx
The Impact of Emerging Technologies: Losing the Right to Tinker?
"The new year could see new challenges to hardware reverse engineering."
tinkering  makers  hacking  hacks  hardware  gadgets 
december 2005 by deusx

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