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James Hobson
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Homemade Exoskeleton Lifts Mini Cooper!
We did it! For more information watch the entire 12 part series leading up to this test, or check out our coverage on Hackaday!  Video after the break:

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Chapter Something: The Big Leap
The following is an excerpt from a book I haven't written yet, about my first big plunge as an entrepreneur, and the difficulties in leaving a stable job for the unknown. Enjoy! -----------------------------------------------------------------------------...

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Exoskeleton Power Systems
I’ve been getting a lot of comments lately asking about the various power options you have for exoskeletons – and they all have their merits. So let’s take a closer look. There are Five main options. Pneumatic Hydraulic Servo motor Linear Actuator (electric...

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Automatic Typewriter Plays The Typewriter Symphony
Back in 1950 the great [Leroy Anderson] composed The Typewriter Symphony . An orchestra piece that features a typewriter as the lead instrument. It's fantastic. Well, [Chris Gregg] was a big fan of the composition, so he decided to do the next best thing to...

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Help Raise Money for Hacksmith Industries!
By buying an awesome Game of Thrones style bamboo cutting board! Head on over to our Etsy shop to find out more information! Starting at just $20! 33cm x 17cm 26cm x 38cm

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Keynote Presentation at CEC 2015
This year I was asked to speak at the Career Education Council's Annual Business & Education Partnership Breakfast, where I gave one of my biggest speeches yet -- on the topic of Innovation and Inspiration! It was my first serious speech in front of a big a...

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Help Design Hacksmith Industries Contest
Hey guys! We're going to be running a design competition for the new location of Hacksmith Industries! It's a big space, meaning we have lots of options of what we want to do with it... AND WE WANT YOUR HELP! First of all, bookmark this page. This post will...

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2015 -- The Year of The Hacksmith
Boy what a year it has been! I got a new job, moved back to my home town, and for the first time in my life -- I had my very own garage which helped allow many of my projects come to fruition! I worked on some really cool projects, and did some really cool ...

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Daily Planet Feature!
I was on Daily Planet! Check out the behind the scenes video: The full can be found at  http://www.discovery.ca/ dailyplanet Select Episode 171, there's a brief intro of me in the very beginning, and then my segment is after the first ad break (at about 14 ...
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