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Last Build Date: Sun, 10 Sep 2017 19:59:37 +0000


AYAB v0.90 is here!

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 19:59:37 +0000

The All Yarns Are Beautiful project has just released a new version of the AYAB software, v0.90! It’s a bugfix-release, that means it fixes mostly known issues and no additional features are introduced. This is necessary to get more stability in the software and to have solid foundation for future developments. If you’re using our … Continue reading AYAB v0.90 is here!

MOnSter 6502 at Maker Faire NY

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 17:47:34 +0000

We’re excited to be bringing the MOnSter 6502 out to Maker Faire New York for its east coast debut. Maker Faire is September 23 and 24 at the New York Hall of Science. See how microcontrollers and computers work at the most basic level! We built a functional transistor-scale model of the famous 6502 microprocessor. … Continue reading MOnSter 6502 at Maker Faire NY

Linkdump: August 2017

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 19:21:55 +0000

What happens inside the ISS during an orbit boost New Horizons’ Next Target Just Got a Lot More Interesting The Loyal Engineers Steering NASA’s Voyager Probes Across the Universe 15 Sorting Algorithms in 6 Minutes Project Subway NYC Subway X-Ray Area Maps Present-day devices as props on Star Trek 6502 cloud computing A Bamboo Gym … Continue reading Linkdump: August 2017

The First X-Men cover with AxiDraw

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 16:51:31 +0000

Adam Sontag posted this great time lapse of using AxiDraw to draw the First X-Men cover in honor of Jack Kirby’s 100th Birthday. to celebrate Jack Kirby’s 💯 bday, i reprinted my #axidraw vector version of the first #xmen comic and made a #timelapse! #JackKirby100 — adam j. sontag (@ajpiano) August 29, 2017

San Francisco International Pen Show

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 19:21:16 +0000

We are excited to be exhibiting the AxiDraw at the San Francisco International Pen Show this weekend, August 25-27 in Redwood City. We’ll look forward to seeing all of our pen aficionado friends there!

Evil Mad Scientist is Moving: Save the Date for our Shopwarming Party

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 04:30:58 +0000

We’re in the process of moving into a nicer, bigger space, still in Sunnyvale, California. Our new shop location is 1285 Forgewood Avenue, and we’ll be closed on Monday, August 21 as part of the move. We will be inviting you to our shopwarming party, which will be on October 7th, so please save the date!

Electronic Kintsugi

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 19:54:32 +0000

Vanessa Julia Carpenter from FabLabRUC did a workshop at FabCafe Tokyo with Kintsugi Artist Kurosawa using mended dishes as conductors in circuits. The precious metals used to repair the dishes are used to trigger sound or light, encouraging the participants to connect with the dishes in interesting ways. There’s much more detail on this intersection of craft … Continue reading Electronic Kintsugi

MOnSter 6502 at Vintage Computer Festival West

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 04:13:20 +0000

We’re bringing the MOnSter 6502 to the Vintage Computer Festival this weekend, August 5-6 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. VCF West is for everyone! Computer geeks, families/children, students, collectors, IT professionals, curious onlookers…

Linkdump: July 2017

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 04:40:42 +0000

Clever street art by Tom Bob How to make PCB lapel pins Beautiful photos of a bicycle headbadge collection History of the Utah Teapot Should robot artists be given copyright protection? Inside Intel’s first product: the 3101 RAM chip held just 64 bits Hexadecimale kleurwoorden: words in Dutch that are valid CSS hex colors Using … Continue reading Linkdump: July 2017

Signal Generator Musical Instrument

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 03:32:24 +0000

Our friend Arjan van der Meij made this charming musical instrument from a signal generator, a servo motor, an Arduino and a processing program. He wrote an instructable for it so you can build one, too. He also wrote about his experience with the project in Dutch on Projects like this one, that started … Continue reading Signal Generator Musical Instrument