Monthly Archives: September 2011

1.5v to 5v 500mA DC-DC voltage booster joule thief type

1.5v to 5v 500mA DC-DC voltage booster joule thief type

I bought a couple of these. Here’s the claim. This listing is for a neat little 1.5v to 5v DC-DC booster module. It works similarily to …

 

Relay for bug zapper

Relay for bug zapper

Okay, I just got this relay. I might use it on my arduino bug zapper Blog this! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on FriendFeed …

 

3.4 VDC to 34V booster

3.4 VDC to 34V booster

I just got one of these. Here’s the sales literature: This listing is for a very useful little DC-DC booster circuit.  As long as you have 3.4VDC …

 

Stepper drivers

Stepper drivers

I got more stepper drivers for small projects (such as drawbots). These steppers have four inputs so they need some sort of sequencing to control …

 

Settling in after World Maker Faire

Settling in after World Maker Faire

I have loads of pictures and video to come forward. Here a picture Andrew found in Flickr. Blog this! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook …

 

A look at us through two different lenses

A look at us through two different lenses

Institution and Television. Blog this! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on FriendFeed Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on Orkut …

 

RobotGrrl

RobotGrrl

I came across this video from RobotGrrl. I got to chat with her a bit in New York City and really like her robots. RoboBrrd Character from …

 

Angelo, welcome to the world

Angelo, welcome to the world

Born just a couple hours ago. September 21, 2011 Blog this! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on FriendFeed Share on Linkedin Share via …

 

How to tell if you’re Polish

How to tell if you’re Polish

Blog this! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on FriendFeed Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on Orkut Share with Stumblers Share …

 

AirBnB usability

AirBnB usability

Artists, inventors and makers need to travel and I’ve been doing that myself. I recently discovered a new system and have used it a bit. …

 

Fire the laser! 4 tickets left!

Fire the laser! 4 tickets left!

I’m considering going to take a course in NYC on the Epilog 35W laser. Anybody in? Blog this! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share …

 

Wow, bottle caps!

Wow, bottle caps!

Take a look at this amazing bottle cap portrait! Blog this! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on FriendFeed Share on Linkedin Share via …

 

A high-stakes egg-drop for adults

A high-stakes egg-drop for adults

Up for a challenge? You can win an iPod Touch Video. Actually, you win it anyways. The question is, will it survive the fall! Blog this! Digg …

 

Dale Dougherty and Web 2.0

Dale Dougherty and Web 2.0

Dale Dougherty coinded the term Web 2.0. But did he coin the term Super Grover 2.0? “You got that power to solve your own problems!” “The power’s in …

 

Makerfaire Friday Night Party

Makerfaire Friday Night Party

The social was fun. Food and beer. And of course, Squirrels. Blog this! Digg this …

 

Makerfaire Setup

Makerfaire Setup

Makerfaire setup up was easy. I came early to make sure my table was okay. I started to panic for some reason thinking that I …