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Adam Savage’s Maker Tour: MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms (Part 4)

Adam concludes his tour of MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms with the demonstration of some macro technologies, including a folding machine that can take a single, flat sheet of renewable material and turn it into “a 3D form with tunable elasticity for the modulus.” Prepare to have your head blown! This series and tour is made possible by The Fab Foundation (http://www.fabfoundation.org/) and Chevron (https://www.chevron.com/). Produced by Kristen Lomasney Shot by Burke Doeren and Tyson Call Edited by Thomas Crenshaw Sound by Keith McManus MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms: http://cba.mit.edu/ Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

Hands-On with Valve’s SteamVR “Knuckles” Controllers!

For this special episode of Projections, we finally get our hands on Valve’s prototype SteamVR “Knuckles” controllers! FOO VR’s Will Smith stops by to give us a demo of this experimental interaction model and shows us what he’s been working on at FOO and virtual reality TV shows. It’s super cool! Thanks to Will for guesting in this episode! Find out more about Foo here: http://www.foovr.com/ Shot by Gunther Kirsch and edited by Norman Chan Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

Strange Car UX – This is Only a Test 412 – 8/17/17

Will joins us this week as we hear about Jeremy’s latest train adventure across the country, discuss OpenAI’s Dota 2 win, and debate the usefulness of Tesla’s Model 3 dashboard. Plus, what’s the deal with MoviePass, and the VR minute! Thanks to Will for joining us today–you can find out more about Foo at http://www.foovr.com Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Thanks for watching!

Napkin Ring Problem – Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project – 8/15/17

Adam, Will, and Norm talk about Adam’s recent visit to Jack White’s Third Man Records, analog music recordings compared to digital, stories from a space show at our local science museum, and the most recent One Day Build with VSauce’s Michael Stevens. Plus, Adam tries to explain the Napkin Ring problem. To subscribe to Still Untitled, check out our RSS feed: http://www.tested.com/podcast-xml/still-untitled-the-adam-savage-project/ or iTunes page: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/still-untitled-adam-savage/id586730504 Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Still Untitled is Adam Savage, Will Smith, and Norman Chan Thanks for watching!

Adam Savage’s Maker Tour: MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms (Part 3)

The next stage of machines making machines isn’t rapid prototyping, it’s rapid prototyping of rapid prototyping. In this third part of his tour of MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms, Adam delves into some mind-bending meso technologies. This series and tour is made possible by The Fab Foundation (http://www.fabfoundation.org/) and Chevron (https://www.chevron.com/). Produced by Kristen Lomasney Shot by Burke Doeren and Tyson Call Edited by Thomas Crenshaw Sound by Keith McManus MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms: http://cba.mit.edu/ Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

Adam Savage and Vsauce’s Michael Stevens Build a Kendama!

See Adam and Michael this fall on their Brain Candy tour! For tickets and info, visit http://www.braincandylive.com/ Adam is joined by Vsauce’s Michael Stevens for a special One Day Build in the cave. Michael has recently taken up playing the Kendama, a Japanese cup and ball toy, and Adam helps make one from scratch that helps optimize his play. This build engrosses both into topics of machining, knot tying, and geometric conundrums. Shot by Gunther Kirsch and Will Nail Edited by Gunther Kirsch Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

LEGO Voltron Assemble – This is Only a Test 411 – 8/10/17

We record a little earlier this week to talk about Intel’s new Core i9 processors, the first photo of Cable from Deadpool 2, that incredible Game of Thrones episode, and a phone accessory that will read Gameboy cartridges. Plus, self-driving car and science talk, and the VR minute! Show Notes: http://bit.ly/TiOaTShownotes Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Thanks for watching!

Tested: Lulzbot TAZ 6 3D Printer Review

Sean and Norm review the Lulzbot TAZ 6, a 3D printer with a pretty massize print bed size. We talk about how it works out of the box, features like the self-leveling PEI bed, and the benefits of it being an open-sourced design. But the printer does come at a premium price. Shot by Gunther Kirsch and edited by Norman Chan Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

PROJECTIONS, Episode 20: Lone Echo Review and VR Cover

Jeremy and Norm review what we think is the first killer app for VR: Lone Echo and its multiplayer game Echo Arena. We discuss the narrative and gameplay mechanics that make this game so memorable, and its locomotion could be applied to other game genres. Plus, a review of VR Covers that make the Rift more comfortable to wear. Shot by Gunther Kirsch and edited by Norman Chan Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

Unlock Autopilot – This is Only a Test 410 – 8/3/17

Jeremy’s back from Pinburgh to regale us of tales of his pinball achievements, and we discuss what we’ve learned about the Tesla Model 3, Bitcoin’s fork, and a rare Atari 2700. Plus, the VR minute and a Moment of Science! Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Thanks for watching!

Return to the Mothership – Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project – 8/1/17

Simone is back after two months in Sweden! We all catch up on our post-Comic-Con adventures, get teased about Simone’s next project, and talk about crafting as a means to decompress and relax. Plus some movie recommendations! To subscribe to Still Untitled, check out our RSS feed: http://www.tested.com/podcast-xml/still-untitled-the-adam-savage-project/ or iTunes page: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/still-untitled-adam-savage/id586730504 Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Still Untitled is Adam Savage, Will Smith, and Norman Chan Thanks for watching!

Magic Wheelchair Makes Awesome Costumes for Kids

Adam Savage meets the team at Magic Wheelchair, an organization that works with makers to build awesome costumes for children in wheelchairs. At this year’s Comic-Con, Magic Wheelchair unveiled five new Justice League-themed builds for these amazing kids, and we were honored to be there for the reveal! Learn more about the work of Magic Wheelchair and how you can take part here: http://www.magicwheelchair.org/ and https://www.facebook.com/magicwheelchair Shot and edited by Gunther Kirsch Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

PROJECTIONS, Episode 19: Bigscreen VR and GunHeart Hands-On!

Jeremy and Norm review Bigscreen VR, a free app that lets users share their desktops and videos over virtual reality. We discuss the social and human-computer interaction implications of Bigscreen, and how an operating system might look like in VR. Plus, we go hands-on with Gunheart in a demo session with the developers! Shot by Gunther Kirsch and edited by Norman Chan Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!

Farewell Flash – This is Only a Test 409 – 7/27/17

Norm’s back from SDCC! He’s joined by Kishore and special guest Annalee Newitz for a mega deep dive into their Comic-Con experiences (11:20), all the movies and TV trailers (48:00), behind the scenes of that crazy jetpack video, the end of Adobe Flash and MS Paint (1:29:00), and the science study that may end football (1:45:00). Look for Annalee’s first novel Autonomous, out from Tor Books, on September 19th! https://us.macmillan.com/autonomous/annaleenewitz/9780765392077/ Show Notes: http://bit.ly/TiOaTShownotes Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Thanks for watching!

Comic-Con 2017 Show Floor Walking Tour!

It’s time for our annual walking tour of San Diego Comic-Con! Norm is joined this year by Allen Pan and Tamara Robertson, friends of Tested who were both recently contestants on Mythbusters: The Search. It’s Allen and Tamara’s first SDCC, so we chat about their experience, fandoms, cosplay, and look at some of the awesome things from the massive show floor! Thanks to Allen and Tamara for joining us on this walk! Find them at http://www.youtube.com/sufficientlyadvanced and http://www.twitter.com/tlynnr85 Shot and edited by Gunther Kirsch Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Frank Ippolito http://www.twitter.com/frankippolito Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Thanks for watching!