Monthly Archives: July 2010

Funny lightswitch tells tale of design evolution

Light switch technology has come a long way from antique push button light switches to modern rockers, and what better way to celebrate this achievement than to put them both in the same fixture? This setup controls the lights in … Continue reading

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Meggy Jr Sr progress

Over the past few days, I’ve been working on completing a project thats been on my mind for a while. The idea was to build a giant version of a MeggyJr RGB pixel game kit by Evil Mad Scientists, like … Continue reading

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Idea: Hat Machine

The hat machine is capable of placing a hat on your head as you walk out the door. A successful version would be able to detect and lock onto your head as a target, and use some sort of ceiling-mounted … 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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Bug dance

.. this is when you know you have been in the lab for too long. Full size photo here.

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Moving to a new host provider

[image: My former neighbors, that I left behind during my move from Phoenix to Pittsburgh. My neighbors at 1&1 aren't as smelly, however I won't miss them as much as my cow friends] After 5 years at 1&1, I’m moving … Continue reading

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Cicada flyover

Bam! High-def version of the video is available here. The system looks like this:

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