Project 365: Fail
I was really out of it last night and totally spaced out my picture for the day, oh well I guess I’ll take two today. Anybody have suggestions for some photo rich environments? Note: The “answer” thing is a tumblr feature I just noticed, seems kind of a pain for people to actually answer the question (have to register), but there it is.
Update: April Maker Challenge...Uncle!
I think I have to bail at this point on AMC, I still have a list of ideas I could write up, but I’m itching to build and the extra cycles I spend on AMC are stealing away from my make time. There may be one or two I will still right up next week, but not too many. It was a terrific idea though and really got the me thinking about some of my vague ideas in a more structured way. It was also...
AMC14: Salad Table
Here’s a quick one from my wife. A salad table is an open frame with legs that has hardware cloth on the bottom of the frame to make shallow beds for growing greens. The table can be moved around so that it can be placed in the shade when it gets too hot for tender greens. Here, read the artical on the NY Times, they’re better writers than me. Salad Table AMC = April Maker...
AMC13: Mindstorms Modular Control Unit
I was thinking it would be nice if instead of a large monolithic brick the LEGO Mindstorms control unit was more flexible and broken into functional modules. For instance the processor could be a reasonably sized brick with an Atmel or Pic chip and connectors for other modules. There could be an LCD module and one or more motor control modules and then of course a multitude of sensor modules. ...
AMC12: DIY Mindstorm Components
I’m planning on doing some playing and prototyping with Lego Mindstorms. I was thinking it would be cool if there were a wider variety of sensors and motors available to build with. The idea is to build the components into bricks so that they could be used as easily as the standard components. There is some precedent for this as you might expect. There would undoubtedly be a varying level...
Update: April Maker Challenge
Another maker joined the April Maker Challenge a few days ago, here is his Blog: http://uptownmaker.blogspot.com/ Here is the complete list: April Maker Challenge Participants