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Immuta adds accountability and control for project-based data science

Fresh off $8 million in Series A financing, Immuta is releasing the second version of its data science governance platform. With the democratization of machine learning comes new risks for businesses

Check Out, And Support, This Wild Multi-Pedal Bike, The Boneshakered Bigwheel

If you're into big bicycles with weird, multi-tipped legs, have I got a project for you. Called the Boneshakered Bigwheel (sic), this one-off project by creator <a target="_blank" href="https://www.fa

The Pavlov Poke Shocks You When You Use Facebook Too Much

Do you spend too much time on Facebook? Why not administer non-lethal shocks to your body when you click over to your News Feed! Two Ph.D. candidates at MIT, Robert R. Morris and Dan McDuff, did just

Kickstarter Allowing Canada-Based Projects Beginning This Summer

Kickstarter just announced via its Twitter account that it will be opening up its crowdfunding platform for Canada-based projects as of "later this summer." Thus far, that's as specific as the company

Kickstarter: myLED Adds Another LED To Your iPhone

One of Steve Jobs' biggest pet peeves was external LED lights on cellphones. Oh how he would storm through the Apple offices, harrumphing at the thought of a Motorola KRZR lighting up like a tiny Chri

Kickstarter: Release Your Inner James Bond With These High-Tech Linear Watches

High-tech watches are, arguably, a dime-a-dozen. But the Division Furtive electro-mechanical watch is something special. Built using a series of Swiss micro-motors (or LEDs), the face displays the tim

How Pebble And Other Product Phenomenons Killed It On Kickstarter

It's a good time to be <a target="_blank" href="http://www.kickstarter.com">Kickstarter.</a> The crowdfunding platform has had a blockbuster year, breaking into mainstream consciousness with campaigns

The Singularity Is Near: NYU Student Builds A Robot That Builds Burritos

Hey, Internet. Come over here. You sitting down? Cool. So anyway, there's this thing I need to tell you about. No no. Over here. This tab. Stay right here. So this guy at NYU made something spec

New Project, Roominate, Offers A Fully-Wired Dollhouse For Kids

Teaching kids - especially little girls - about electronics is a hard job. First, there's the electricity. Then there's the sense that soldering, wiring, and lining up LEDs is considerably less fun th

TinyProj Shuts Down, Users Sent To TechStars Grad GroupTalent Instead

<a href="https://tinyproj.com/">TinyProj</a>, a project marketplace started by <a href="http://forrst.com/">Forrst</a> <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/03/24/forrst-200000-seed/">founder</a>

The TouchFire Chronicles: How Two Guys Raised $100K To Make A Magical Keyboard

<i>This week we're running a three part series by Steven Isaac, a programmer with an amazing resume including stints at Sun, Microsoft, and even a hardware start-up that brought the first (non-portabl

CableKeeps Keep Your Jumbled Mass Of Apple Chargers Nice And Neat

I think we can all agree that one of the worst parts about buying a new gadget is the fact that it's just one more thing we'll have to charge, one more electrical socket we'll have to free up, and one

The Isostick Makes A Mockery Of Optical Disk Hegemony

In the old days, you used to have to put something called "optical media" into a "DVD drive" to install software and operating systems. Those days are long over thanks to an odd little USB key called

LusionBloom: A Magnetic Vase For Your Next Weird Cocktail Party

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Screen-shot-2011-05-27-at-3.01.41-PM.jpg">In the old days, pole-shaping meant something completely different. However, now it is a techni

How to turn an old PowerBook into an arcade cabinet

Oh my, this does look nice. Frederic Sebton has taken an old PowerBook and an IKEA side table (Ramvik is the model) and turned it into an arcade cabinet. Sebton has basically taken a PowerBook apart a

Project: Double-barrelled elevated composter

It’s Earth Day, if you hadn’t yet noticed, and as we gear up for CrunchGear’s Green Week we find a how-to on making a neat two-level, double-barrelled composter. If you have a few po

Arduino TouchShield OLED

Arduino is little open source circuit board that lets you create some fairly compelling projects with a few lines of code and some circuit boards. The latest addition to the project is LiquidWare&#821

BlinkyBugs: The Coolest DIY Project You'll See Today

PT over at MAKE has a great post on BlinkyBugs. These electronic critters are made up of LEDs, a watch battery, and a little coper tubing. You can really get creative and add pipe cleaners for that &#

RFID Starter Kit

You know damn well ever since that genius implanted himself with an RFID chip, you’ve been wanting to do it to. Not that we’re condoning surgical practices, but if you want to become more