Understanding Food with the Stone Barns Center

Understanding Food Workshop investigates the problem of “gastro-anomy”—a state of normlessness that leaves us without guidance on how to eat. It seeks to place food back into the structures of meaning that help us to choose what we eat, while seeking to restore the health of the individual, community, and planet. The workshop will pair discussion with a cooking lab, using seasonal ingredients fresh from the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture. Date: Thursday,…

Women in Tandon Makerspace featured in Washington Square News

Some highlights from the article: The MakerSpace at the Tandon School of Engineering provides a convenient platform for any students looking to bring their creativity and engineering prowess to life. It provides a collaborative lab space for students with a vast collection of 3-D printers, laser cutters and imaging softwares and offers funding, advising and array of expert guest speakers to nurture new ideas. In 2017, the women of MakerSpace ran the show with innovation,…

Let's Get Physical! – How to Make a Physiological Response Detector

This post is written by Najma Dawood and Shuang Liang, the winners of the December MakerSpace Mini Grant. Team members Najma Dawood and Shuang Liang set out to prototype a device that detects levels of physiological response to stimuli. We began the project with lofty goals of creating a beautiful device that would detect the heart rate, breath, sweat, temperature, movement, and changes in voice of the person wearing it. Once we began planning the…

How to make a skateboard from scratch!

This post is written by Santiago Gonzales, the winner of the November MakerSpace Mini Grant. I have designed and created a 3D printed skateboard mold that would enable multiple skateboard decks to be built for a fraction of a single skateboard deck cost! The idea came about after I started skateboarding for the first time in my life to cut down my commute time to school from my apartment. I really enjoyed skateboarding, and being…

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