Hack Dibner Finals

Hack Dibner is a design contest hosted by NYU Tandon’s Bern Dibner Library. Students have been challenged to develop and present an idea that will improve user experience within NYU libraries through the use of technology. Finalists will be presenting their projects on December 3rd, from 3PM-6PM at MAGNET (2 MetroTech Center 8th Floor). These presentations are open to the entire NYU community.  As members of the Dibner Library community, we wanted to extend a direct invitation to join us for these presentations. Winners will…

Exciting Upcoming Opportunities

Women4Climate Tech Challenge Autodesk launched the Women4Climate Tech Challenge, a global competition designed to spark innovation and accelerate climate solutions from women in the tech community. Winners will receive a fellowship, support and acceleration from C40 and its partners, and the opportunity to have their project implemented in C40 cities. Apply by November 30.  Global Social Venture Competition The Global Social Venture Competition is a startup competition for early-stage ventures using technology for good that have social and/or environmental…

Musical Jewelry Box

This blog was written by Christopher Martinez – the winner of the MakerSpace Mini-Grant for the month of September. The goal of this project was to create a 3D printed music jewelry box that could play music off of a micro-SD card. The materials required to make the box are: 3 AAA battery holder with switch Double sided copper PCB Wire 3 ohm speaker 3.5 mm tall tactile push buttons DfPlayer Mini MP3 module The…

Intergenerational Innovation at the NYU Healthcare Makerthon

The Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace was happy to support the NYU Healthcare Make-a-thon two weekends ago. This was a great continuation to the Design Jam for Healthy Aging that we supported in Spring 2017. We hope to continue supporting similar events in the future. You can read more about the weekend below: “The 4th annual NYU Healthcare Makerthon (Oct 26 to 28th, 2018) brought together NYU students, faculty, and staff in an effort…

Intervention Series: Count Down!

     In Spring 2018, CAIRN, a tangible apparatus to visualize interactions in the MakerSpace was created as part of a research project led by Anne-Laure Fayard and Victoria Bill and the Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace. We learned a ton from this first experiment and this fall decided to experiment further. In this spirit of experimentation and rapid prototyping, we decided to create Intervention Series, a set of three short interactive installations aiming at…

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