Artisansasylum

08.14.12
Stompy the giant hexapod gets hexafunded, one step closer to hexacrushing your car
08.14.12

Stompy the giant hexapod gets hexafunded, one step closer to hexacrushing your car

So, just how many people want to see Stompy, the two-ton hexapod come to smashtastic life? Enough...

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08.06.12
Visualized: industrial vending machines are a modder's best friend
08.06.12

Visualized: industrial vending machines are a modder's best friend

The perfect compliment to a massive hackerspace like Massachusetts's Artisan's Asylum? An industri...

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08.06.12
WiFi-Extending Robot is built like a tank -- we talk to the people behind the project (video)
08.06.12

WiFi-Extending Robot is built like a tank -- we talk to the people behind the project (video)

It's a fairly menacing sight, an aluminum robot sporting big tank treads -- that is, until you wat...

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08.03.12
Stompy gets off the ground with a Kickstarter: buy a ride on a 2-ton hexabot
08.03.12

Stompy gets off the ground with a Kickstarter: buy a ride on a 2-ton hexabot

In June we were promised a Kickstarter for Project Hexapod's 10-foot tall, two-ton Stompy. We're h...

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07.20.12
Distro Issue 49: a visit to the craft and hackerspace at Artisan's Asylum
07.20.12

Distro Issue 49: a visit to the craft and hackerspace at Artisan's Asylum

While Yahoo was busy hiring its new CEO away from Google, we were hard at work crankin' out this w...

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06.20.12
WobbleWorks: flapping ears and robotic dinosaur dreams
06.20.12

WobbleWorks: flapping ears and robotic dinosaur dreams

Artisan's Asylum's 30,000-odd square feet were largely uninhabited when we arrived early Wednesday...

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06.14.12
Hexy: hands-on with the adorable, affordable hexapod (video)
06.14.12

Hexy: hands-on with the adorable, affordable hexapod (video)

The Artisan's Asylum has a few guiding principles, one of which is anyone can "make." We assume on...

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06.14.12
Solair Altius unmanned aerial vehicle, eyes-on (video)
06.14.12

Solair Altius unmanned aerial vehicle, eyes-on (video)

It could just be us, but we tend to dwell on some fairly negative connotations when we hear the ph...

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06.14.12
Project Hexapod: eyes-on with Gimpy, the (half-scale) giant robot leg
06.14.12

Project Hexapod: eyes-on with Gimpy, the (half-scale) giant robot leg

Admittedly, this is one of our shorter editors on staff. But he is, believe it or not, an adult ma...

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