Tag: low tech

  • Ready For The Rapture: This Wind-Up Cassette Player Can Play Anywhere

    As useful as electronics are, the need to have some source of power for them can be a bit of an issue, especially for small, portable devices. One of… Ready For The Rapture: This Wind-Up Cassette Player Can Play Anywhere Whaaa, this is so cool, low tech, solarpunk, retro, vintage, awesome!

  • Direct Solar Power: Off-Grid Without Batteries

    Direct Solar Power: Off-Grid Without Batteries

    Reblog via LOW←TECH MAGAZINE English Image: a laptop running on direct solar power. Photo: Marie Verdeil. Conventional solar installations do not question our dependence on fossil fuels and the energy-guzzling lifestyle that results. Both rooftop solar panels and large-scale solar farms provide us with all the power we want, even when the sun is not…

  • Workshop in Rotterdam: How to Build a Bike Generator

    Workshop in Rotterdam: How to Build a Bike Generator

    Reblog via LOW←TECH MAGAZINE English Afbeelding: Low-tech Magazine workshop in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Poster: Marie Verdeil. Image: Sara Vercauteren The workshop takes place on behalf of the “House of the Future”, a spinoff of the Human Power Plant project. The House of the Future will bring the Human Power Plant’s “Human Powered Neighbourhood” scenario to…