Monthly Archives: March 2010

Berlin, Dezember 2002

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

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Happy Birthday, HackPittsburgh!

Our hackerspace, Hack Pittsburgh, just turned a year old. To celebrate, we had cake, and made ice cream using liquid nitrogen. Photo set here.

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Wireframe cat contemplates mouse

My foray into the the art of wire bending. Slice & stack method was perhaps not the best approach to forming a coherent structure. Lea faired better.

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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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Arduino meetup in NYC

A group of us from HackPittsburgh (Matt S., Marty, Mandy, and I) took an action-packed trip up to NYC this weekend to attend the Arduino Meetup, and got to visit Adafruit Industries, ITP, NYC Resistor, and Alpha One Labs. Thanks … Continue reading

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The “lazy man’s” nightstand

Here is a pretty simple end table that I built using some scrap wood and nails. If you’ve got some extra veneered plywood, finishing nails, and access to a chop saw and band saw (don’t have them? join Hack Pittsburgh!) … Continue reading

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Visiting the Phipps Conservatory

To escape the plastic world for a bit this weekend, I headed out to the Phipps Conservatory for some organic scenery. Though I was a big fan of the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, I’ve only been to Phipps a … Continue reading

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