Disregard that particular flavour

April 16th, 2014


On cell phones, open source hardware, Shenzhen, Shanzhai, manufacturing, and disregarding technological solecism

Good sport

March 19th, 2014

dolls-s.jpg What is with this anatomical improbability?

Machines that make

September 20th, 2013

Ilan and are going to Maker faire NYC tomorrow. Come visit us.



September 17th, 2013


At this institute of technology, hacking does not have the same definition […]

OH Girls

September 6th, 2013

The Open Hardware Summit has always been an outlier in gender balance at a tech (especially hardware) conference. Maybe because the founders and many of the organisers are women, or maybe the topic draws more women.

Phoenix Perry, game developer, author, and woman, gave a talk at the summit on building a female developer community. Slightly […]

Open hardware footbath

August 29th, 2013

Roland mainboard front

I’m in Japan for the first time, for the 9th annual fablab conference, this time in Yokohama […]

Back in India

July 19th, 2010


BMVSS, an organisation that provides low cost prosthetics to amputees in developing world countries […]

Lighter, cheaper, stronger: a video by Canay Ozden

May 27th, 2010


Of me talking dorkily about prosthetics…

Haiti FabLab Fund Pecha Kucha

March 3rd, 2010


After the earthquake in Haiti, I started a website detailing the possibilities of a Fablab, seeking stakeholders for a Fablab and raising funds for a Fablab.

Low-tech spectroscopy for wearable environment sensors

July 24th, 2009


With the tails, I’m especially interested in sensing pollution in the environment. I’ve looked […]