Dylan’s Desk: Saddle your horses and fire up the 3D printer

MakerBot from Venturebeat on Vimeo. Is there anything more American than a robot that can create anything you want out of a spool of plastic and some electricity? It’s only a slight exaggeration to say that 3D printers offer levels of Jeffersonian self-reliance that our founding fathers only dreamed of. “We have a consumer product […]

Dylan’s Desk: Saddle your horses and fire up the 3D printer

Dylan’s Desk: The most revolutionary products you’ll see in 2012 (video)

Anyone can pick most interesting phones of 2011, but it takes real foolhardiness to predict the most revolutionary products of the coming year. Call me a fool. I’m placing bets on these five products that will revolutionize technology in 2012. I made these predictions recently in a TV segment on Bloomberg West with host John […]

Dylan’s Desk: The most revolutionary products you’ll see in 2012 (video)

Hands-On: Eccentric YikeBike Gives Segway a Run for Its Money

When the tentacled aliens from Gliese 581g arrive on Earth, they’ll probably be riding a YikeBike. At least, that’s how the YikeBike looks. In reality, it’s made for the posteriors of humans, not the glistening thoraxes of our future Gliesean overlords. It’s the most compact electric bicycle ever made, its creators claim, and it looks […]

Hands-On: Eccentric YikeBike Gives Segway a Run for Its Money