Y Combinator alumni raise $80 million for DAO to back crypto startups

Groups of people seeking to invest together have been turning to the crypto-native DAO (decentralized autonomous organization) structure for a collective decision-making framework. While an investment

New algorithm lets you make anything in origami

They say if you fold 1,000 origami cranes out of individual sheets of paper your deepest wishes will be granted. I tried it once – I was a lonely college kid – and I ended up with pink eye

New technique lets you fold flat metal or plastic into a 3D shape

A computational design tool created by researchers at Carnegie Mellon and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology lets you fold a piece of metal or plastic into a “complex 3D shape” like

How the ancient art of origami is inspiring cutting-edge technology

The future is always being shaped by the past. Long before the 3D printer, origami was the original genius at creating lifelike forms out of a flat surface. Folding brings with it the ability to colla

A folding robot made of pig parts that removes batteries from stomachs with magnets

Researchers from MIT, the University of Sheffield and the Tokyo Institute of Technology joined forces for a project that reads like something out of a William Burroughs novel. Crafted from dried pig i

Y Combinator-Backed Origami Labs Acquired By eFamily, But Service Lives On

Not all exits have to see a product disappear. Case in point: Origami, the family-focused social service that arose from Y Combinator-backed mobile social network Everyme’s earlier efforts,

Origami Labs Acquires FamilyLeaf, A Competing Private Social Network For Families

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.origami.com/">Origami</a>, the Y Combinator-backed social network for families which <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2013/06/21/from-the-makers-of-everyme-origami-l

From The Makers Of Everyme, Origami Launches Its Private Sharing Service For Families

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.origami.com/">Origami</a>, the new family-focused product from Y Combinator-backed mobile social network <a target="_blank" href="http://www.everyme.com/">Everyme

Everyme Has A New Project: Origami, A Private Sharing Service For Families

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.everyme.com">Everyme</a>, the Y Combinator-backed startup with <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/04/10/everyme-launch/">an app focused on private social circles<

Hands-On With The 4Moms Origami Stroller

When I first saw the <a HREF="https://techcrunch.com/2011/11/28/the-4moms-oragami-look-at-this-robotic-stroller-look-at-it/">4moms Origami</a> stroller, I knew it would be a hit. It's a robotic stroll

The 4Moms Origami: Look At This Robotic Stroller! Look At It!

There are things you need to be afraid of when you're a new parent. There's gluten, pull cords, Disney products, and BPA, to be sure, but what about wild robotic strollers that look as if they'll eat

Ancient art of origami applied to complex fabrication techniques

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/printed-origami.jpg" />I think by now we're all fairly familiar with <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/shapeways">Shapeways</a> and

The 4Moms' Origami self-folding stroller

To put this simply, the Origami stroller is the coolest gadget I have seen since the original TiVo. Seriously, and it’s just a damn stroller. The baby carrier folds then unfolds itself in a matt

DIY: Netflix origami

Rained in this weekend ’cause of Ike? How ’bout grabbing one of those Netflix envelopes laying around and fold yourself some paper. Nothing says love like a handmade heart made out of re

Microsoft Reader Optimized for Origami, All Five Origami Lovers Rejoice

I thought UMPCs had gone the way of the Tablet PC and polio, but not so. Apparently Microsoft has just rewritten its Reader application for Origami, allowing at least a VW Beetle-load of people the op

The Origami Remote Control

When I was a kid, chicks were always making those little paper “fortune tellers” where you picked a few numbers then got told you had herpes. Now the same principle is being applied to TV