Singularity University Comes Home: Global Summit Kicks off Today in San Francisco

Singularity University’s inaugural Global Summit is kicking off today in tech capital San Francisco and running through August 30th. The Singularity Hub team will be on the ground, covering some of the best speakers, and bringing you live Facebook interviews to give you a taste of the magic too. SU’s three exponential conferences all have a unique industry focus—finance, medicine, and manufacturing. But the focus of Global Summit is to go broad, showcase trends in… read more […]

Beautifully Decaying Salt Sculptures Let Nature Take Its Course

Rachelle Reichert creates salt sculptures that morph as they self destruct. Read more on MAKE The post Beautifully Decaying Salt Sculptures Let Nature Take Its Course appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

Tested Live Show Comes to San Francisco This Friday

Can’t get enough MythBusters? Not to worry, Adam Savage along with Norman Chan and Will Smith are hosting the Tested Live show this Friday night at the Castro Theater in San Francisco. Read more on MAKE The post Tested Live Show Comes to San Francisco … […]

Laser Engraved Skateboards Are Too Beautiful to Ride

An artist and a laser engraver collaborate to make skateboards with beautiful laser engraved depictions of San Francisco landmarks. Read more on MAKE The post Laser Engraved Skateboards Are Too Beautiful to Ride appeared first on Make: DIY Project… […]

Make for Those in Need at the Bay Area Makeathon

This makeathon will unite Makers and people who understand disabilities to develop prototypes that could address the challenges presented. Read more on MAKE The post Make for Those in Need at the Bay Area Makeathon appeared first on Make: DIY Proj… […]

Call for Makers: Come Teach or Speak at Maker Media Lab

Do you have a story to tell to Makers, or a project or skill to teach? Would you like to tell it live at one of the most iconic Maker buildings in San Francisco? Now you can at the (relatively) new Maker Media Lab! Our new project lab is in San [&hell… […]

Your Next Hardware Project Might Be Biological, and Other News from the Solid Conference

O’Reilly Media held its annual Solid conference this week in San Francisco. It’s an annual show  covering “Hardware, Software & the Internet of Things.” We found it eye-opening, informative, and occasionally controversial…. […]

Bots Enjoy Night Out at Robot Nightlife Event

Humans and robots alike came out in droves to celebrate the robot-themed installment of the California Academy of Sciences’ weekly Nightlife event. In addition to the Academy’s regular aquarium, planetarium, and rainforest exhibits, attendees enjoy… […]

Unboxing Intel Edison

Intel Developer Forum is underway right now at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. At yesterday’s kickoff, it was clear that Intel sees a lot of potential in Edison, its brand new Linux-based system-on-module, which was originally announced at C… […]

At upmarket SF restaurant, non-refundable meal tickets help tackle no-shows

coiSan Francisco restaurant Coi is introducing a ticketing system for its reservations, enabling diners to pay a flat fee and managers to avoid the headache of cancellations.



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