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How to implement a voting system using Bitcoin

The sentence “Bitcoin is to money as to what internet is to communication” frequents forums, discussions and bitcoin websites. Although I believe this wholeheartedly, the truth is that we can only make educated guesses at how this is going to happen, if this is going to happen at all. One obvious case, and the case [...]

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Fun with 3D reconstruction: Scanning and printing models from photo’s

One of the Media Lab’s favorite pass times, apart from academics of course, is printing various ‘useful’ items on our MakerBot. Coffee is poured and a seat is taken while we wait in amusement for every line of plastic to form part of some Star Wars character. With the sky as the limit, or rather 6700 cm3, you can [...]

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