Monthly Archives: October 2008

October Thing-a-day, Day 17: Monster lamp

Todays project uses both sides of a lampshade to make an image that changes when you turn the light on. Spooky! Move your mouse over the image to see what happens! Note: If you don’t see a change, the second … Continue reading

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October Thing-a-day, Day 16: Phoenix DIY Meeting

We had our 9th meeting on October 28th. Both presenters gave excellent talks, and I had a great time. Unfortunately, I forgot to bring my camera so I don’t have any pictures. It counts as a thing-a-day because I helped … Continue reading

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Upcoming things in the Phoenix area

Looking for cool things to do out here? Here are some events that shouldn’t be missed: * Oct. 29th: Ignite Phoenix (that’s tonight!): 19 presenters are given 5 minutes each to give lightning talks about something they feel strongly about. … Continue reading

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October Thing-a-day, Day 15: Prints

These are for my photo class. I feel they both need some work, but hey. The pictures were taken last weekend.

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October Thing-a-day, Day 14: Assembling an Arduino Clone

I spent most of the day recovering from a cold, but managed to get this board assembled and tested today. This is the Bare Bones Board from Modern Devices. To make a stop motion video from a set of images: … Continue reading

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Phoenxi DIY: Meeting #9 is October 28

Supposin’ I should mention: Mark your calendars! The next meeting will be on Tuesday, October 28th. Tho X. Bui will give an introduction to magnetics and magnetic material, and Bobby Metz will present his homebrew photography ball head. See you … Continue reading

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October Thing-a-day, Day 13: Noisy Hat

What could be better than having a little instrument with you all the time, hidden in your hat? Insiders Tip: Don’t take this to the airport. The inspiration for this project came while on the long road trip to Austin … Continue reading

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