Monthly Archives: August 2010

Programming the LoL Shield using animated GIFs

A couple of weeks ago, I was hacking on the LoL Shield with Nathan Rosenquist, when we realized that it was really time consuming to use the spreadsheet program to build animations. Never fear, a quick python script later and … Continue reading

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Idea: Ceiling cat smoke detector

Like any ceiling cat, the ceiling cat smoke detector watches you doing private things. This cat has another function, however- it also detects fire in your abode, and warmly alerts you to them with the moaning wail of an excited … Continue reading

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Midwest Workshop Tour of Hackerspaces

For the rest of the month, I’m going on tour with Mitch Altman and Jimmie Rodgers as their official roadie. We’re visiting a number of hackerspaces in the Midwest, and holding soldering workshops at them. They started their journey a … Continue reading

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Idea: Audio instrument designed by combining many open sourced kits

The idea its to modify the MIDI VOX to accept input from both the drawdio and atari punk console, including a graphic equalizer on a lol shield with possibility of feedback into the apc, to create an instrument with maximum … Continue reading

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Idea: Synth Shirt

The synth shirt is a portable expressive instrument that you can wear on your body and perform at any moment. There are many possibilities for the design, however a good single voice version consists of a button down shirt with … Continue reading

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