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Form Labs Office Hours: In Conversation with Amie Danielle Dansby

AmieDD
June 1, 2020

Form Labs 3D Printing company will have a Q&A with Amie DD on June 4, 2020.

NEW! LEGO Shadow Box on My Etsy Shop!

AmieDD
May 22, 2020

Tech to the future! Made with lasers, and filled with LEGO bricks!!

Autodesk Fusion360 Electronics Live Chat

AmieDD
May 18, 2020

Chatting with Autodesk Fusion 360 live on Instagram about the new Fusion 360 Electronics workflow.

Scholarship for Girls in STEM 2020

AmieDD
May 12, 2020

I started and fund a scholarship at the National Videogame Museum in Frisco, TX for girls in the US going to college for STEM. Applications have been extended to June 1, 2020. Apply now!

Revenge of the Sith - Light-Up PCB Necklace

AmieDD
May 5, 2020

Sorry jedi, today is May the 5th and it's the revenge of the Sith. I made a quick PCB light-up necklace on Bantam Tools desktop machine and GlowForge Pro laser cutter.

Creating Charts in Google Colab

AmieDD
April 12, 2020

Google Colaboratory is great for research. It's a cloud based notebook, and a great way to visualize data in charts for your Google Colab notebooks. You can easily use chart tools with Python import libraries.

LEGO Dots Light-Up Cosplay Belt

AmieDD
April 6, 2020

LEGO #LetsBuildTogether explore, build and share your LEGO creations. Using the new LEGO Dots line and some LEDs you can make a simple LEGO wearable cosplay!

Behind the Build: Storybook Challenge LEGO Masters

AmieDD
March 27, 2020

LEGO Masters Episode 7 Aaron and Christian's build had a Toy Tributes. The assortment of toys in their build paid homage to the past work of our fellow LEGO Masters teams. We designed a different toy for each of the ten original teams. These ten micro-builds referenced ten signature models from previous episodes of the show.

Bantam Tools Laser Cut Cyberpunk Window

AmieDD
March 20, 2020

I gave my desktop mill window a cyberpunk upgrade, in pink of course!

Time Traveler from the Failed LEGO Future

AmieDD
March 6, 2020

If you don’t expect to be wrong, you won’t come up with anything creative. It’s not failure, it’s a creative iterative process.

Hanselminutes Podcast: The Joy of making with LEGO Master and Cosplaying Engineer Amie DD

AmieDD
March 5, 2020

Show #726 Amie is a maker of things. Her background is in Game Programming and Simulation and she started her career at Marvel Studios, working on Captain America and X-Men Destiny. She later transitioned to Research and Development for development work on the Xbox and Playstation. She also plays with LEGO and was recently on FOX's LEGO Masters show. She is also an active 3D printer and cosplayer. She talks to Scott about all she pulls all this cross disciplinary knowledge into a life fueled with enthusiasm and making things!

Ask Me Anything AmieDD.com

AmieDD
February 25, 2020

With LEGO Masters airing on Fox, our show has become one the top shows in the US with over 8 million viewer each episode(it's still so surreal). I figured it was time to do a ask me anything Q&A for all the new followers and fans! Ask me anything.

Amie & Krystle LEGO Masters Episode 3 Recap

AmieDD
February 21, 2020

Amie & Krystle's recap from LEGO Masters Episode 3: Cut in Half Challenge while wearing cosplay.

LEGO Masters Episode 3 dress - Blood of my Enemies

AmieDD
February 19, 2020

I 3D Printed the pieces for my dress I wore on LEGO Masters Episode 3 with my Proto-Pasta filament color "Blood of My Enemies".

Hack the Future - Animated Portrait by Rob Shields

AmieDD
February 19, 2020

Self rescuing, chip implanting, LEGO minifig head earrings, neon cybernetic life run off tech, code, LEGO, curiosity, hardware and obsessions. // Hello earthlings, this is my normal.

Amie & Krystle LEGO Masters Fox Episode 2 Recap

AmieDD
February 15, 2020

LEGO Masters Fox episode 2 recap for Amie and Krystle's Plant "Vulcania" build that got smash and destroyed in the most glorious way!

LEGO Masters Episode 2 Space Smash Planet Volcania

AmieDD
February 13, 2020

Amie and Krystle's build from LEGO Masters episode 2 Planet Volcania. I play off the Star Trek Vulcan planet.

LEGO Masters Amie's 3D Printed LEGO Dress from Episode 1

February 10, 2020

How I made my dress that I wore on episode one on LEGO Masters Fox.

1 WEEK UNTIL LEGO MASTERS PREMIERS ON FOX

January 29, 2020

Unbricking believable, LEGO Masters Fox is 1 week away!

LEGO Masters Amie and Krystle Team Unicorn PR Request

January 16, 2020

PR, event and Interview requests for Amie and Krystle for LEGO Masters Fox

Bricks LA 2020

January 11, 2020

Bricks LA LEGO adventures in Pasadena, CA from this past weekend!

LEGO Masters on Fox February 5th, 2020

AmieDD
December 23, 2019

It's been so hard to not share this amazing experience with everyone over the past few months, but now I can!! I've been out in LA filming LEGO Masters for the past 2 months!! LEGO Masters premiers on February 5th, 2020 on Fox after the Masked Singer. #LEGOMastersFox #LEGO #amiedd

Blood of My Enemies Proto-Pasta 3D Printing Filament is for Sale

AmieDD
September 5, 2019

10% of each purchase supports Amie's National Video Game Museum Scholarship for women pursuing education in tech!An original, one-of-a-kind Proto-pasta HTPLA filament colorA deep, blood red in a translucent base with no additional textureTranslucent base for varied appearance based on wall thickness

AS YOU WISH! Tesla Model 3 Chip Implant - IT WORKS!

AmieDD
September 4, 2019

AS YOU WISH! Tesla Model 3 Chip Implant is working!! I was at DefCon when I posted the last video of me getting my chip implant. Here is a 2 week follow up!!

DefCon27 I Want to Believe badges for sale on Tindie and Etsy

AmieDD
August 20, 2019

If you weren't able to grab one of my DefCon27 badge from me at DefCon I put them up for sale on Etsy and Tindie.

Tesla chip implant was a success!!

AmieDD
August 2, 2019

My year long Tesla Model 3 bio implant hack project has been a awesome journey!

I Want to Believe - DefCon27 Badges $5

AmieDD
July 30, 2019

DC27 "I want to believe" badges, can you find all the easter eggs?

Dangerous Things xG3 is the World's First Injectable Biomagnet

AmieDD
May 23, 2019

The xG3 is the world's first injectable biomagnet that is also clinically sterile! Get yours today at dngr.us/xG3

Keynote at FullStack NYC this week May 16th &17th

AmieDD
May 13, 2019

FullStack NYC is sold out this week!!! My opening Keynote for the conference is May 16th! FullStack 2019 conference launches in New York City for its first edition abroad following the success of FullStack London. Join us and learn from the foremost experts in the js, node and IoT fields.

3D Printed Waffle

AmieDD
March 3, 2019

The inside joke of the ERRF2018 Waffle will live on!! I designed a 3D Printed waffle!

Creating a 3D Sewing Bodysuit Pattern using Clo3D Tutorial is HERE!!

February 18, 2019

Create digital patterns for your cosplay projects. This a basic tutorial using Clo3D on how to create a basic bodysuit using 3D sewing.

MOVE OVER DWARVES, THIS SNOW WHITE NEEDS NO KNIGHT

AmieDD
February 14, 2019

Can you find all the easter eggs?

Repkord Boss Pink PLA #Create4ACause

AmieDD
February 5, 2019

As if the #Create4aCause initiative wasn’t already awesome enough, our very own Amie DD has Doubled Down on the giving! For the month of February Amie has generously agreed to donate $10 per spool sold of RepRed, Purple Haze, and Boss Pink PLA to the NVM Women in Technology Scholarship she’s helping to promote along with the National Videogame Museum in Frisco, TX!

Sora 3D Printed Necklace Kingdom Hearts 3

AmieDD
January 30, 2019

I've waited 13 years for the release of Kingdom Hearts 3, so what's another 30 minutes to wait for the game to download to my Xbox? I designed Sora's Necklace in Fusion 360 and I'm 3D Printing it now why I wait for the game to download!

SYFY Cosplay Feature - The Magicians

AmieDD
January 29, 2019

Wow! So excited Stef and I were features on SYFY's page for our Magicians Cosplay from Dragon Con 2018. The characters on The Magicians are very stylish, but they also have, well, magic at their disposal. If they want to glamour-up, they can do that.

The Magicians in Back tonight on SyFy!

AmieDD
January 24, 2019

All the High Queens and Kings of Fillory.

Women in STEM Scholarship through the National Videogame Museum

AmieDD
January 13, 2019

Hard to believe it's already the second year for the scholarship program for girls in STEM that I created through the National Videogame Museum

Candy Twist in Fusion 360 for 3D Printing

AmieDD
January 11, 2019

Took me way to long to figure out how to design this twist in Fusion 360 to look like licorice!

"You're Coding Tutorials are Shallow"

AmieDD
January 4, 2019

Got a nice little email from Tech.io about sharing my code. These thoughts and opinions are my own. I was trying to find a platform that I could use for in-browser c# tutorials to embedded in my blog and tutorials, without the need of the user having to download software.

C# Incremental Operator

AmieDD
January 2, 2019

In C# the increment operator increases a integer's value by 1.

C# [] Operator - Arrays and indexers

AmieDD
December 30, 2018

C# Square brackets ([]) are used for arrays, indexers, and attributes. They can also be used with pointers. Example code for potion strength.

C# *= Math Operator

AmieDD
December 29, 2018

The binary multiplication assignment operator.

Merry Christmas!!

AmieDD
December 25, 2018

Just using the transponder to travel to my dads for Christmas. Totally normal for my family hahaha!

C# > Greater Than Operators

AmieDD
December 20, 2018

"Greater Than" relationship operator will return true is the first operator is greater than the second, if not it trues false. This apllies to numeric and enumerations types

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!!

Not Boring - Not a Flamethrower

AmieDD
November 21, 2018

My friends have all the fancy toys!

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.

.NET Core Web API Starter Template

AmieDD
November 20, 2018

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

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.

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.

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??

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!

C++ Game Gravity Physics

AmieDD
October 8, 2018

C++ Game Physics similar to Joust Based on Collision using separating Axis Theorem.

Ragdoll Physic Simulation Super Hero Capes

AmieDD
October 4, 2018

Ragdoll physic simulation similar to Thor's Cape for Thor God of Thunder Game I worked on.

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.

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?”

Disney Princess Battle Snow White Armor

AmieDD
September 9, 2018

Self Rescuing Princess Snow White Battle armor for Dragon Con

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