ACE embeddable code editor

Ace is a code editor written in JavaScript which can be embedded in any web-page/JavaScript application. It is a community project with …

Decorative Panels using Variables in Onshape

Recently, I noticed some decorative wood panelling and thought it would be an interesting exercise to create them, or something similar, as a 3D model using Onshape. The technique I’m going to use could be equally applied when creating fretwork or trellis.

Apple Pencil

The Apple Pencil is an additional accessory which can (only) be used in conjunction with the forthcoming iPad Pro (scheduled to be …

Text Editors

Visual Studio Code provides developers with a new tool for developers that combines the simplicity and streamlined experience of a code editor with the best of what developers need for their core code-edit-debug cycle. Create and debug modern web and cloud applications with Visual Studio Code which is free and available on Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.

Solar Impulse 2

Solar Impulse is a Swiss long-range, experimental, solar-powered aircraft project which has been running for a number of years and is used …

BBC micro:bit

The BBC has announced the BBC micro:bit, a pocket-sized programmable computer which is to be given free to every child in year …

Structure Sensor

The Structure Sensor is a 3D sensor for mobile devices and allows developers to create applications which can use the captured 3D depth data.


Holus is a tabletop holographic platform that converts digital content from a computer, tablet or smartphone into a 3D holographic experience, being developed by H+ Technology a company based in Vancouver, Canada.


FreeCAD is a free open-source parametric 3D CAD system and can be used by anyone to create 3D models. The current version of FreeCAD (0.15) was released on April 8, 2015 and runs on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Debian based Linux systems. It has been developed since 2001 and uses Open CASCADE as it’s geometric modelling kernel.


OpenSCAD is a free, open-source, application for creating 3D CAD models and is available for Linux, MS Windows and Apple OS X.


Onshape is a cloud-based 3D CAD application which runs in a web browser without the need to install any software on your local machine. Created by a team of veterans from SolidWorks and other top professionals from the data center, security and mobile industries led by Jon Hirschtick.

Magic Leap

In October 2014, Magic Leap announced it had raised $542,000,000 in funding from a group including Google, Qualcomm, the world’s leading phone …

Microsoft HoloLens

Microsoft HoloLens features see-through, holographic, high-definition lenses and spatial sound so you can see and hear holograms in the world around you.

Smart Watch

What’s a Smart Watch? This one is fairly basic but has a lot packaged into a small unit and enables you to …


If light was available on a flexible sheet as thin as paper, how could you use it ?

Lightpaper, developed by Rohinni, enables this possibility.