Posts Tagged with 'electronics'

Open Source Hardware Summit 2013 at MIT

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Open Source Hardware Summit is coming up in only three weeks, at this year. If you haven't gotten your ticket, and you're local, now's probably a good time to register. Read more »

EL Pinwheel star headed to Burning Man?

I came to the conclusion that my EL Pinwheel side project was collecting dust, so I gave an Artisan's Asylum burner the star, and some extra AA's to have some fun with it. I hope to possibly see this wind up in the background shot or a video of some playa action, but I doubt it will make it back into my hands in one piece. :)

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EL pinwheel star headed to that thing in the desert?

Applying NEVERWET to the EL Umbrella

I have been recently testing the hydrophobic spray called "NEVERWET" to various materials to gauge it's effectiveness and practicality for projects.

Over the course of the last few weeks I have tested it on several materials, but this post is about applying it to electronics to protect them from water damage. Read more »

The DigBox Castle is under siege!

A few weeks ago, I had a chance to visit my street deployed DigBox Castle in Harvard Square for the 1st time in person.

I was fully expecting it to either be stolen, or suffering from engineering door failure. However, what I found was that it had been only partially vandalized and beaten by some extreme Summer weather ... it was, however, still standing. Remarkably it also seemed to be faired pretty well. Read more »

SFPC.io (i.e. "School for Poetic Computation") announced from eyeo

Last month, I had a chance to once again attend this year's eyeofestival in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Once again it did not disappoint, and there were many adventures to be had, new ideas to share, and knowledge to be consumed. Eyeo remains one of my favorite yearly conferences.

At opening night, Zach Lieberman gave a "keynote" which consisted of a hand written letter read aloud to the audience. He also announced a new venture; a school for "computational poets" called "SFPC" -- or "School for Poetic Computation". Read more »