SoundShirt Allows You to Feel the Music

The SoundShirt helps the deaf feel the music during live performances or within video games.

Watching live music is such a unique auditory experience. You get to see a talented band or an artist on stage express their personality while getting to hear both instrumental sounds and vocals blend around you in real-time. But, for the deaf community, that auditory experience can be unavailable, which can attribute to feelings of social isolation. A fashion tech company, Cute Circuit, intends to promote more inclusion during performances by allowing the deaf to begin feeling the music with SoundShirt.


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+POOL Visualizes Water Quality with Art

+POOL Light is an art installation in New York City that informs the public whether river water is safe to swim in.

I’ve been living in New York City for two months now and “clean and swimmable” are not the first adjectives that come to my mind when people mention New York City’s urban rivers. This is because New Yorkers are no strangers to the mounds of black trash bags piled on sidewalks outside brownstone residents, local businesses, and high-rise offices. And I can’t help but wonder what percentage of the over 12,000 tons of waste the city produces daily ends up in the nearby waterways. However, a new public art installation, +POOL Light, intends to change the mind of New Yorkers like myself and raise awareness of the current state of our rivers.

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An Affordable Arduino-Powered Bionic Hand

Make an arduino-powered bionic hand for under $100!

Modern robotics is full of some amazing things, like Boston Dynamics backflipping robots, but the hardware associated with these robots comes at a fairly steep cost. An industrial robotic arm can cost anywhere from $25,000 to $400,000 and that price tag can stop a hobbyist or tinkerer from experimenting with robotics. Youbionic is intending to change this with its new affordable bionic arm.

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Autonomous Farming Robot Doctors Are Here to Help Save Agriculture

Robots X Agriculture

Published another writing piece on Hackster this time focusing on autonomous robots being used to help the agriculture industry.
Farmwise, a San Francisco-based startup, is combining artificial intelligence and robotics to create amazing robots to help farmers

Check out why farmers are leveraging these technologies in order to adjust to the changes in the environment on my new Hackster blog piece here!

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