A Prime end to the Year

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You may have noticed that I posted a lot this year.  Quite a lot actually.  The blog hasn’t seen this many posts since 2008.  That’s quite an achievement I must say.  Granted, some of the posts this year have been quite pathetic, and some were delayed due to server reliability issues, but every day had … Continued

360° DSLR

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You know that I love 360° video and photo.  I think it’s the next big thing in the world of photography.  Up until now the only way to get really high quality content was to attach multiple cameras together in rigs and stitch the resulting footage after the fact.  That’s all changing now.  Sphere is … Continued

A Super Fast GoPro!

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YouTube users Sam and Niko together with their team at Corridor Digital 3-D printed an arrow casing for a GoPro.  They then placed it into an air cannon and fired it. It went better than expected.  The initial launch was successful, but the follow up straight up resulted in a broken GoPro. Not to worry, … Continued

Tap Dancing Machine

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Instructables user grandpapaning has built this pretty neat tap-dancing robot.  In actuality, it serves no purpose whatsoever.  In practice though, it’s a great way to teach people about the different areas of science – Electricity, electronics, mechanical design, turning electrical signals into physical forces.  In general, lots of stuff.  It’s all pretty neat really.  There’s … Continued

Waterproof HDD

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There really isn’t any more reason to  need to ever do this.  Ever.  For realz.  Stop. {reddit}

It was December 24th

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You know the words. If that’s not your thing, then take a gander at this trailer for the documentary of the events from 28 years ago.

Modern Organs

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Wendell Kapustiak built a modern Pipe Organ.  Modern in the sense that naturally, it’s computer controlled.  The air is supplied by a modified server cooling fan. The keys are played by an Arduino.  And the songs are chosen by a web interfaced run on a Rasberry Pi. It is pretty neat, I will give him … Continued