LightScythe – The Mechatronics Guy The LightScythe is a device for writing text and images frozen in midair. The hardware information and software is open source and anyone can make it. (tags: diy electronics photography arduino led lightpainting)
Monthly ArchivesJune 2011
I build the first version of my giant spin art back in may after reading build instructions in Make magazine Volume 25. It work okay but had a few problems. It was direct drive driven and I was worried about burning out the motor. It was scary fast and got unstable as it speeds up. Three days before Maker Faire I decide to [...]
I seen sign posts like this at the San Francisco Maker Faire and Burning man and I wanted to do something similar for Vancouver’s Mini Maker Faire 2011. With the help of a few fantastic friends we where able to make 150 painted signs for 4 different sign posts.
Judah Method – Bleaching Experemnet on the Behance Network (tags: tshirt diy)
This project has somewhat hit a road block and with 12 days left before Maker Faire I’m starting to panic. This leaves me with ~4 good working days left. Here is my current stats. Editor and Simulator At burning man 2010 I saw the Illuminatrix made by Ben Delarre. A RGB LED color grid that was programmable from [...]
Time Management, Productivity, & Project Tracking Software (Mac/PC) | RescueTime (tags: tools web software design free)
schema.org – Home This site provides a collection of schemas, i.e., html tags, that webmasters can use to markup their pages in ways recognized by major search providers. Search engines including Bing, Google and Yahoo! rely on this markup to improve the display of search results, making it easier for people to find the right [...]
Daily WTF I got these weird errors while attempting to compile a Netburner project with NbEclipse. The project included the HTTP driver as well as some custom generated pages. After bashing my head against the wall for an hour I figure out what caused these errors. Because the HTTP driver has been loaded you are [...]
More testing of the RGB LEDs. This set up uses 2pin screw terminals between each of the OctoBrite CYANEA. This set up works much better then the previous test.
Mapnificent Vancouver – Dynamic Public Transport Travel Time Maps for Vancouver generate a map of all the stuff with in 15mins of any location in Vancouver. Including using translink or walking (tags: local map open data)