Sewbo is getting closer to disrupting the sweatshop

screen-shot-2017-02-07-at-9-55-24-am Jon Zornow, the founder of Sewbo, made waves in September after announcing that he had built the first robot to sew a t-shirt without human intervention. Using a robot arm and an automatic sewing machine, Zornow took some carefully prepared material and ran it through a pre-programmed series of moves. It worked. Out popped a t-shirt. This seemingly simple process is actually wildly important.… Read More

Tenka Labs raises $2.1 million to turn LEGO blocks into kids’ engineering projects

circuit cubes Nate MacDonald and John Schuster spent more than a decade in schools looking to teach students some basic principles of circuitry and engineering — but realized that just giving them a battery and a motor and saying “go” wasn’t enough. So the two have started Tenka Labs, a new company that designs small blocks that operate as parts of circuits that they can connect to… Read More