Author: John Biggs

John Biggs is an entrepreneur, consultant, writer, and maker. He spent fifteen years as an editor for Gizmodo, CrunchGear, and TechCrunch and has a deep background in hardware startups, 3D printing, and blockchain. His work has appeared in Men’s Health, Wired, and the New York Times.

You should buy Splendor

                                                       

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Researchers create a 3D-printed Coronavirus sensor

                                                       

A new, 3D-printed microscope could help doctors sense COVID-19 in a drop of blood. The macine, created at the Optical Sensing and Imaging Systems Lab at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, the system uses a 3D-printed body and a simple camera…

Atlas does Parkour. Yeah, really.

                                                       

When I first saw this video I thought this was all CGI. It shows Boston Dynamics’ Atlas jumping from box to box and doing moves that I doubt, in my 46-year-old corpus, could pull off without spraining something. Yet there…

In Review: The Brooks Aurora

                                                       

I’m a sucker for a wild shoe. I was running in the Vibram Five Fingers – those ugly toe shoes – for a year before Silicon Valley weirdos started wearing them and I loved those crazy Adidas Springblade shoes. I’ve…