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10 Types of People…

2013.January.31

I occasionally volunteer with the Big-Brained Superheroes Club, an after-school program for young people. The other day, the kids were learning about binary numbers and I thought to myself, “Self, you should build an electronic binary-to-decimal converter, with LEDs and toggle switches. Yeah!” So I did. Well, building it was fun, and I could spend […]

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Leather Mask Workshop Report

2013.January.31

New Jigsaw member Tamara led a workshop on making leather masks, and I attended. The first step was creating the outline of the mask. After several iterations of sketching designs on paper and cutting them out, I ended up with something I thought was reasonable. I traced the design onto a piece of vegetable-tanned leather […]

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SCRoW Report 2013-01-16

2013.January.19

New member Rick worked on a little Arduino project, controlling a servo by analog joystick. First-time visitor Brian showed us a little sensor board that communicates with his phone via BlueTooth. Pretty cool! The usual suspects were there too. I worked on a little binary number toy for the Big-Brained Superheroes Club, where I volunteer. […]

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Visit from They Shall Walk

2013.January.2

Monty Reed from They Shall Walk gave a demonstration of his work on therapy robots for walking.

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Events and Classes For January 2013

2012.December.22

January 2013 – Events and Classes (PDF)

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Getting Ready for the Masquerade Ball!

2012.December.14

The Dance of the Second Dawn is a little over a week away (buy tickets here). In preparation, I’ve been doing a little mask-making. Now what do I know about making masks? Not much, but I do have a web browser. A few days ago I posted a cardboard mask I’d made from instructions on […]

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SCRoW Report 2012-12-12

2012.December.14

Good turnout at SCRoW this week. Joshua dropped in for the first time in a long time. We also had a couple of visitors from Florida! Not sure what everyone else worked on, but I got my cheapo POV display working and then started on a new mask (will post later).

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Busy Tuesday!

2012.December.12

Tuesday night is Project Night, and the space was full of people and projects. Rob Jellinghaus returned with an update of his Holofunk, now with 2-player support: Here Rob is joined by another vocalist and a theremin! Meanwhile, we’re getting ready for our masquerade ball/fundraiser: Dance of the Second Dawn! Here’s the planning committee hard […]

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