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Inside The Beep Factory

When we first met Beep, a wireless audio system created by ex-Googlers Daniel Conrad and Shawn Lewis, it was still in prototype stage. Now, almost six months later, the team is preparing to assemble t

TC Makers: A Walk Through Adafruit Industries With Limor Fried

Since we started Makers I've made it a priority to try to visit <a target="_blank" href="http://www.adafruit.com">Adafruit Industries</a>, the amazing Manhattan-based electronics shop run by Limor Fri

TechCrunch Makers: An Evening At The Van Brunt Stillhouse

What do you do when you already have the coolest job in the world? You start a business where you can have another amazing job on evenings and weekends. Daric Schlesselman is an editor for the Dai

TC Makers: Centeye Creates Insect-Like Flying Robots In A DC Basement

When we first wandered up to the suburban home that house <a target="_blank" href="http://centeye.com">Centeye Inc.</a>, we were a bit confused. Could this be the place where a mad roboticist was buil

TechCrunch Makers: Inside The Thermovape Factory

It's not often you get to interview a nuclear engineer and a physician who run a tiny vaporizer factory out of an oversized garage outside of San Francisco so today is your lucky day. Two weeks ago we

TechCrunch Makers: Georgia Tech’s Musical Robots

Gil Weinberg is a Ph.D with a background in jazz. More importantly, however, he's an expert in the field of artificial intelligence, especially in how it intersects with concepts of creativity and mus

TechCrunch Makers Episode One: Inside Brooklyn’s Makerbot With Bre Pettis

It's been months in the making, but here it is: the first episode of TechCrunch Makers, featuring Bre Pettis of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/Makerbot">Makerbot</a>. We visited Bre's downto