Now That’s Making!

September 7th, 2013

Mutable Instruments Ambika

August 10th, 2012

Here’s a preview of the other upcoming bit of noisemaking gear from Mutable Instruments (the other I posted the other day).

Via Palm Sounds.

Anushri Demo

August 3rd, 2012

Both the Anushri (in the video above) and the forthcoming Akimba from Mutable Instruments look very much worth watching. Olivier is a master at doing a lot with a little. My Shruthi-1 and Sidekick are little bundles of analog goodness (or, for the former, analog-digital hybrid).

Black Hat hacker gains access to 4 million hotel rooms with Arduino

August 3rd, 2012

With less than $50 of off-the-shelf hardware and a little bit of programming, it’s possible for a hacker to gain instant, untraceable access to millions of key card-protected hotel rooms.

SJS-ONE Arduino-based Synth

July 30th, 2012


SJS-ONE is an open source 8-bit mono synthesizer from Devsound in Sweden that uses an Arduino as it’s brains. Looks to be nicely hackable (i.e. within the reach of the less geeky).