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Tara A. Lee

Scores of hackers filled Lobdell this past Saturday for MakeMIT, a hardware hackathon in which teams of three to five competed to build a hardware prototype in only sixteen hours. The top ten teams from this past weekend will compete again next Saturday with access to a machine shop and more materials.

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A student uses a MakerBot Replicator 2 to fabricate parts for her project. MakerBot, a company that specializes in desktop 3D printing and scanning, was one of several sponsors of the hackathon.

Courtesy of the Artist and Simone Subal Gallery, New York

Sonia Almeida, Red Signal, 2013; Oil on marine plywood, red LEDS; 60 x 90 in.

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A student discusses his design with a representative from MakerBot.

Courtesy of Stoddard’s

Stoddard’s Fine Food and Ale, a gastropub located in downtown Boston, offers a delectable selection of dishes for carnivores.

Tamas Kolos-Lakatos

Sabrina M. Drammis ‘16 scores against Clark University on Saturday, Feb. 15. MIT won the game with a final score of 61-58.

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Edgardo Farias ‘15 inspects a board of LEDs, which he plans to make into a physical game of Flappy Bird.

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Ryan J. Fish ‘15 discusses how to mount a knife to a linear actuator in order to make a banana slicer.

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Hans V. Susilo ‘14 prepares to solder wire for his project.

Eric Hao

Abra H. Shen ‘16 readies her rifle in the second of three rounds against SUNY Maritime on Saturday, February 15. Out of her four teammates, she ranked second in that round with a score of 192/200. MIT won with a score of 2170-2061.