Author Archives: mahto

Sensor headphones, part 1

For a while now, I’ve been wanting a pair of headphones that automatically pause your music when you remove them. I’d been dreaming up complicated ways to do this, but my friend Kyle reminded me that it is easy and … Continue reading

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Robot plant

My friend and I made this Robot Plant for a build series I’ve been running over at Make. Instructions, etc can be found there! There is also a contest with some pretty fabulous prizes that you can win if you … Continue reading

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Shish Kebab party!

I’d probably have gotten more done if I wasn’t so busy consuming tasty meats and delicious drinks. But, what fun would that be?

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Make: Tokyo Meeting 06

Dayne Barton of Tokyo Tek put together this great summary video of Make: Tokyo Meeting 06, where he asks both Mitch Altman and myself about our favorite projects. Other cool Make Tokyo stuff: My photos from the event. Lem of … Continue reading

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Spoon Organ

Everyone likes Spoon Organ! Spoon Organ is an instrument that I created to show at the Make Tokyo Meeting 06 this past weekend. The user can play musical tunes simply by touching a row of spoons sitting on a table, … Continue reading

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Defend the galaxy from Nick Normal in this epic space battle! Hastily made using this and this. Available for Linux, OS X, and Windows, or grab the source.

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The Badge-r

Modification to my Maker Faire badge

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