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New Ways to Share Code Tutorials for 2019

AmieDD
December 13, 2018

The internet has spoken! Ya'll want more code and video game tutorial projects for 2019!

Create Laser Cut Files for Cosplay Foam Patterns

AmieDD
December 10, 2018

I posted a new video on YouTube showing how I create templates for my cosplay foam to be cut with a laser cutter.

New 404 Escape Room Game

AmieDD
December 8, 2018

WHO IS BOB?

My Favorite KickAss Visual Studio Extensions

AmieDD
December 7, 2018

JSON file with my favorite VS Code Extensions that can be opened into VS Code to install, instead of having to type each extension in the search.

Electromaker.io profile of the month: amiedd

AmieDD
December 6, 2018

If you're into your wearable tech, cosplay and Lego then you need to check out Amie DD’s user profile! Amie has been active in the maker community for many years and during that time has produced some of the most original and colourful wearable projects we have ever seen! We had the pleasure to talk with Amie recently and will be publishing her Meet a Maker interview very soon...stay tuned!

Merlin's Well

AmieDD
December 5, 2018

Behind the scenes of the magical waterfall in Tintagel, UK. Shot with my DJI Spark Drone.

Tesla Valet Chip ready to be Encapsulated!!

AmieDD
December 2, 2018

Thanks to Amal from VivoKey and Dangerous Things for helping make sure I get my chip encapsulate safely for my implant.

What paints, resin, filaments, PETG, and wire do you use for //INSERT PROJECT HERE ?

AmieDD
November 25, 2018

People ask what materials I use for my projects. So I finally made a page of my Everyday Material items!!

Cyborg Ring - Hackaday #supercon

AmieDD
November 20, 2018

Zach Fredin cyborg ring is a cordwood-style bit of blinky jewelry powered by an ATtiny85 and a pair of size 10 Zn-air (hearing aide) batteries.

Not Boring - Not a Flamethrower

AmieDD
November 21, 2018

My friends have all the fancy toys!

.NET Core Web API Starter Template

AmieDD
November 20, 2018

.NET Core Web API starter Template using Swashbuckle Swagger and Visual Studio.

Maker Christmas List - A Few of my Favorite Things

AmieDD
November 14, 2018

As the gifting season approaches, so too might the looming fear of finding the best gift for your tech and gadget enthusiast friends. To give you some options (and hopefully, help!) we asked our technology, engineering and art friends for their Christmas wish list. Now all you need to do is get through the list without making a shopping list for yourself

Tesla Bio Implant Hack Diaries

AmieDD
November 13, 2018

Tesla Hack Diaries: Prequel I've been working on my body implant Tesla hack for about 2 months, and I have had reservations about sharing my work, after discussing with a few friends and strangers about my project at #supercon last weekend I decided I would finally share my project progress. Thanks to Amal, Andy, Drew and Will for encouraging me that "all work sucks in the beginning" and I should just share my ramblings.

3D Printing Blue Friday SALE at Matterhackers

AmieDD
November 16, 2018

Matterhackers sale Blue Friday is TODAY, and I figured I would share some of my favorite filaments and printers from my shop to yours.

Cura: I think you're doing math wrong.

AmieDD
October 29, 2018

How does decreasing your wall count on your printer actually INCREASE your 3D Print time??

HackSpace Magazine

AmieDD
October 18, 2018

Body hacking and demonic technology. What's the difference between a chip implant and a knee replacement of a pair of glasses?

3D Printed Snow White Bow

AmieDD
October 14, 2018

You can download my design and 3D Printed your own Snow White bow!

Feature: Desktop Makes - Design a Psychedelic Vase in Fusion 360

AmieDD
October 11, 2018

Vladimir Mariano has some of the best Fusion 360 classes online. He had some awesome projects displayed at Maker Faire New York a few weeks ago, and he just released a video on how he designed the awesome vases!

Tutorial: Cyberpunk 3D-Printed Fabric Light-Up Corset

AmieDD
October 10, 2018

I have a detailed write up on how I made my 3D Printed corset on Hackster.io 3D-printed spikes on fabric and using a Circuit Playground that reacts with movement to light up NeoPixels.

3D Printed Magnet Poster Frame

AmieDD
October 8, 2018

Why are photo frames so expensive? I decided to 3D Print my own!

Neigh Today

AmieDD
October 3, 2018

Unstable Unicorns Neigh Badge!

Just a taste of the talks at #SuperCon

AmieDD
October 2, 2018

The Hackaday Superconference is taking on a life of its own. Speaker selection is done and invitations are on the way out. Below is a taste of the confirmed talks in store for you this November in Pasadena.

3D Printed LEGO Bat Cupcake Decorations

AmieDD
October 1, 2018

October is here and I 3D Printed from LEGO Bats for my Halloween cupcake decorations!

AmieDD Origins Story

AmieDD
September 26, 2018

Verse Magazine. In an interview with Verse Head Editor, Jesse Neill, Amie DD discusses her ‘superhero origin story’, being a female in the male-dominated tech industry, her workshops in Adelaide she recently conducted, sexual fantasies in cosplaying, and how making costumes has helped her programming.

Hackaday Superconference

AmieDD
September 25, 2018

The Hackaday Superconference is the greatest gathering of hardware hackers, builders, engineers and enthusiasts in the world. Supercon 2018 is 3 full days! Join us November 2-4 (2018) in Pasadena, CA. The conference begins on Friday, November 2nd at 10am with workshops and badge hacking. Expect something different. Hundreds of engineers and engineering enthusiasts gather for organized talks and workshops along with the extemporaneous challenges, conversations, and discovery that make Supercon the ultimate hardware conference.

I'm a PCB!

AmieDD
September 19, 2018

Wow! This is one of the niftiest things I've ever had someone make of me! Thanks Andrew Sowa for this custom printed circuit board of my Flexo LEGO cosplay. Purple OSH Park PCB to match my hair.

#ProgNET

AmieDD
September 14, 2018

Thanks for having me at #ProgNET London!!

Making Useless Stuff: A Tale of Magic, Code and the Unknown

AmieDD
September 10, 2018

I'll be in London for progNET developer conference September 12-14th

Maker Faire New York

AmieDD
September 9, 2018

I'm giving a talk on the DigiKey Hardware stage at Maker Faire New York Sept 23, 2018 at 12:30pm EST.

Disney Princess Battle Snow White Armor

AmieDD
September 9, 2018

Self Rescuing Princess Snow White Battle armor for Dragon Con

The Wonder Of Technology With AmieDD

AmieDD
September 9, 2018

In this episode about technology with AmieDD, you will learn: How making technology fun helps kids learn Why asking questions is so important The value of open source to help us achieve more together How to experience the wonder of technology with AmieDD The importance of open conversation to help reduce fear of the unknown Why you need to look at processes step by step in programming “Ask questions. Why, why, why?”

Tesla Model 3 Transponder Hand Implant Hack

AmieDD
September 8, 2018

I've started my research and hacking with my new Tesla Model 3 and RFID/NFC chip implant in my hand.

Custom Commission Form

AmieDD
September 9, 2018

I make everything with love and a few curse words. Let me make something for you!

Q&A about Ordering a 3D Print from my Shop

AmieDD
September 8, 2018

If you already have a model designed you can get an automatic quote for your print object directly from my webpage.

Selling my Battle Rufio Wig

AmieDD
September 7, 2018

I'm making room in my cosplay closet for new costumes! I've decided to sell my custom hand made Battle Rufio lace front cosplay wig.

Wahoo!!! I finally got my Tesla Model 3

AmieDD
September 6, 2018

It's been almost 2 years since I pre-ordered my Tesla Model 3.

Maker Faire New York: I Void Warranties: Body Hacking Implants

AmieDD
September 5, 2018

I'm giving a talk at Maker Faire New York September 23rd at 12:30pm

Battle Snow White LED Poison Apple

AmieDD
September 4, 2018

Quick video explaining how I made the LED poison apples on my Battle Snow White AX for Dragon Con 2018.

Dragon Con 2018

AmieDD
August 29, 2018

Less than 48 hours until I leave for my favorite cosplay/fan/nerd convention of the year: Dragon Con!!

Cosplay 3D Printed Bra Converter Clip

AmieDD
August 28, 2018

I normally would use a safety pin for a quick converter for the back of my bra with my cosplay costumes....until the day my safety pin came undone and stabbed me in the back(literally). So time for a new solution.

Electric Paint Light-Up Cosplay Sword

AmieDD
August 16, 2018

I get a lot of questions about how I add simple LEDs into my props and gadgets. Majority of people haven't used a soldering iron, and aren't sure about the investment to purchase one. No worries! You can use some copper tape and Bare Conductive's Electric Paint to light up a few 5mm LEDs, and no soldering required!

88mph - Flux Capicator Key Cap

AmieDD
August 15, 2018

88 mph Clackeys Flux Capicator Key Cap

Koala Adventures in Australia

AmieDD
August 1, 2018

I didn't have much free time in between my workshops at MOD (Museum of Discovery), Hybrid World and AVCon. Thankfully the MOD. team was awesome enough to take me Gorge Wildlife Park to hold a koala and feed the kangaroos.

Strangers on a Plane

AmieDD
July 31, 2018

2 Canceled Flights, 3 Days at the airport, 18 hours on a plane was all worth it to inspire this little girl.

Plasma Ball Half Moon 3D Print

AmieDD
July 31, 2018

MOD and Hybrid World Open Source Cosplay

LEGO Interactive Wall

AmieDD
July 25, 2018

My little brother works for Facebook and in Building 14 they have an amazing LEGO wall! I knew I needed one in my house! LEGO has always been my therapeutic way to calm or wind down for the night. It's my way of relaxing. I decided to use the Bare Conductive Touch Board and Electric Paint to make my LEGO wall interactive and come to life! You don't need to know any programming for this project.

What are your favorite LEGO sets?

AmieDD
July 18, 2018

It's so hard to choose just one!

3D Printed Support Materials for a Corset

AmieDD
July 17, 2018

I used the support material from my Form2 3D Printer to make a corset!

Space Junk Punk Build Progress

AmieDD
July 16, 2018

I'm teaching 6 workshops for Hybrid World Adelaide in Australia using cosplay, worbla, laser cutting, robotics, electronics, 3D Printing, and resin casting LEDs. After Hybrid World the costume will be on display at the MOD. museum of discovery in Adelaide Australia.

OSH Park Custom PCBs for Hybrid World

AmieDD
July 7, 2018

Hybrid World Open Source Cosplay and Workshop is getting a custom PCB "Learn to Solder Badge" designed by Andrew Sowa and made my OSH Park. Thank you so much Andrew and OSH Park for supporting this amazing project!! #badgelife

Want to make a Space Junk Punk Cosplay Costume with Amie DD?

AmieDD
July 8, 2018

Amie DD Workshops Build, experiment and create! Amie invites teens and adults to a range of hands-on workshops, where together they will help create her next cosplay costume.

3D Print Replacement Micro Servo Wing Horn

AmieDD
July 4, 2018

I always seem to lose or break the wings that come with the micro servos. So I design my own and 3D Printed them!

My friend made a Backpack 3D Printer

AmieDD
June 23, 2018

I want to be like Mitch3D!

Gender Wars in High-Tech Space

AmieDD
June 28, 2018

Rare as a Unicorn: Female tech trailblazers are headed to Adelaide’s technology festival in droves. Yet some of them say the cutting edge of science is still a sexist minefield where limiting assumptions are made about women.

Awake the Dead 3D Printed Coffin Charger Case

AmieDD
June 26, 2018

I used Form Labs new color kit to 3D Print a Coffin Charger Case for my power bank. I also designed an acrylic top and cut it out on my Glowforge Pro laser cutter.

It's not a blooper, it's a feature

AmieDD
June 19, 2018

I say silly things when I'm filming. It's not a blooper it just me being me:) #amiedd #pewpewpew

Open Source Cosplay Project

AmieDD
June 15, 2018

Open Source Cosplay Project with Hybrid World Adelaide and MOD Museum.

Check out my ABS Shirts for #ERRF2018

AmieDD
June 13, 2018

I'm bringing some of my "Check out my ABS" to #ERRF2018 Want one? Come find me at #ERRF2018 and tell me your favorite 3D Printing filament and I'll give you one! #3dprintinghumor #amiedd

Dragon Con Snow White Ax Progress

AmieDD
June 12, 2018

I've been working on the design for my Battle Snow White Ax for Dragon Con. I knew something was missing! A poison apple!

LEGO Store London

AmieDD
July 16, 2017

I couldn't go to London without going to the largest LEGO store in world.

My Highlight Reel

AmieDD
June 7, 2018

I've traveled the world, learned new things, made new costumes. It's been an amazing adventure and it's only June!!

#ERRF2018 is 2 Weeks Away!

AmieDD
June 7, 2018

I've been printing lots of awesome 3d Prints to bring with me to East Coast RepRap Festival!

Save Me Earrings

AmieDD
June 6, 2018

Walnut laser cut wood Save Me Floppy Disk Earrings

I need these Gaulents!

AmieDD
May 20, 2018

Kick ass things I don't really need but want.

Interview The Adelaide Review

AmieDD
May 31, 2018

Amie D Dansby brings code and cosplay to Hybrid World Adelaide

Hybrid World Workshop Schedule

AmieDD
June 5, 2018

My schedule is out for the 6 Workshops I'm teaching at Hybrid World Adelaide!

Meet Amie DD at Hybrid World Adelaide Australia

AmieDD
May 31, 2018

Programmer, Cosplayer, and STEM Advocate

Laser Cut Acrylic

AmieDD
May 30, 2018

Adding some LEDs to engraved acrylic is an awesome way to give some details to your props.

Can you tell we are related?

AmieDD
March 18, 2018

My brother has a serious job at Facebook.

I'm going to East Coast RepRap Festival!!!!!

AmieDD
May 29, 2018

Let’s celebrate the freedom to create in 3D with a special emphasis on innovative applications and all the oddities related to 3D printing. 3D geeks and nerds unite, sign up today to attend! See you at the event!!!

Dallas Makerspace 360 Tour

AmieDD
June 14, 2018

Quick 360 Video Tour of the Dallas Makerspace

LEGO Bricks for Silicone Molds

AmieDD
July 22, 2017

I was tired of wasting and throwing away so much foam core to make a mold.

Battle Rufio Cosplay Dragon Con 2017

AmieDD
July 7, 2017

114 bones and I finished my Battle Rufio Cosplay just time for Dragon Con!

The Park is Open!

AmieDD
May 25, 2017

Ramblings of a Unicorn. It's not a blog, it's just my ramblings.

My Friday Night

AmieDD
February 1, 2017

Therapeutic labeling of components, switches, boards and LEDs.

Achievement Unlocked: Cosplay Mannequin Challenge at the National Videogame Museum

AmieDD
December 14, 2016

Cosplay Mannequin Challenge at the National Videogame Museum

Have you seen this wizard? Bellatrix 3D Printed Sign

AmieDD
June 3, 2017

Harry Potter Bellatrix Cosplay Prop 3D Printed Sign

Magic LED Fan

AmieDD
May 26, 2018

I've been working with a few of the USB powered LED Fans for a new cosplay project.

Quest are better with Friends

AmieDD
May 5, 2018

Invite a friend to your next event with you.

Can you laser cut bamboo?

AmieDD
July 8, 2017

Laser guide said to only use the laser cutter for natural materials.

Laser SVG Hybrid World Files

AmieDD
May 28, 2018

Download the SVG file and laser cut your own Hybrid World logo

Press Release: MEET AMIE DD: PROGRAMMER, COSPLAYER AND STEM ADVOCATE

AmieDD
May 28, 2018

Hybrid World adelaide and MOD. fuse tech and cosplay at Amie’s workshops. American programmer, STEM advocate and cosplayer Amie DD is coming to Hybrid World Adelaide in July! Find out more…

3D Printed DLinks

AmieDD
May 5, 2018

Who said 3D Printing is sturdy?

Dragon Con Georgia Aquarium

AmieDD
August 26, 2017

A Night Under the Sea: Dragon Con Georgia Aquarium

How I Plan my Cosplay Projects using Trello

AmieDD
July 11, 2017

Programming and cosplay have 2 things in common: your time estimates are usually crap.

When you tell a Knight his Horse is Amazing...

AmieDD
May 20, 2018

For the safety of the real horse.

You will be assimilated

AmieDD
May 6, 2018

Borg!! At the Star Trek Exhibit at the Msueum of Pop Culture in Seattle.

Battle Snow White Cosplay for Dragon Con

AmieDD
May 24, 2018

Working on the Ax for my Snow White Warrior Cosplay

Ciri 3D Printed Sword

AmieDD
October 1, 2016

The Witcher 3 Ciri's sword

Valid JavaScript or emoji?

AmieDD
July 8, 2017

Have I Got Nodes For You!

ADAM: The Mirror shows us all we don't know how to use Unity

AmieDD
October 16, 2017

Oaks Studios debuted their short film ADAM: The Mirror during the opening Keynote at Unity Unite Austin this past week.

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