Electronics
Lasers!
Lasers!

For a while now I’ve been watching various laser-cut objects appear on Etsy, in friends’ constructions, or in cool products being made by small businesses here locally – and watching with envy. I know laser cutting and 3D printing are somewhat accessible, but not quite within reach financially, yet. (Plus I still have my perpetual […]

Sound trigger revisited
Sound trigger revisited

I started this project about exactly five years ago, back in graduate school. I was in a class on “Small Systems Lighting”, learning to use small on-camera strobes in our photography. One assignment was to “stop motion” using flash. Somebody running by, frozen by the strobe, something like that. Naturally I took it to an […]

Geek Christmas
Geek Christmas

Back in November I got into making things with electronics and teeny tiny microcontrollers. If I haven’t written the post yet, here’s a brief summary: I wanted a reliable and programmable remote control for my large format camera. Such a thing does not seem to exist, but in the course of searching online, I realized […]