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Interview at Robots Dreams

Lem Fugitt from Robots Dreams stopped by the Botcave and interviewed me. We also talked about MakerBot: Thanks, Lem!

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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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Michigan friends: Come to Maker Faire Detroit!

To everyone I know who lives in or near Detroit: MAKE, the company that I’ve been writing for over the past year, is putting on a giant art/tech/craft event called Maker Faire at the Henry Ford at the end of … Continue reading

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Mendel Parts!

My friend Marty used Makerbot 131 to print me a set of parts for a RepRap Mendel, so it looks like I have no choce but to build it . Here is a catalog of all the parts, in a … Continue reading

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A short link to nearly nowhere

It occurred to me today that sic’ing url shortener services on each other to create an infinite loop would be funny. If you aren’t familiar, these are sites that can take a long url (such as http://www.cibomahto.com/2010/04/homebrew-flash-triggers-using-xbee-radios/) and convert it … Continue reading

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Berlin, Dezember 2002

From left to right, it’s me, Thommy, Alex, Kristijan. (thanks Thommy!).

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Marty Unboxes the Make: Electronics Components Pack 1

Marty unboxes the Make: Electronics Components Pack 1: Like many enthusiastic makers, I recently got my hands on a copy of the excellent Make: Electronics book from O’Reilly. It’s an excellent bottom-up, experiment-based introduction to electronics, but sourcing all of … Continue reading

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