Category Archives: Graphics

Any technology related to computer graphics such as Flash, animations, etc…etc…

3D Metal and Sugar Sculptures by Bathsheba Grossman

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Bathsheba Grossman explains to us the 3D sculptures, sugar sculptures, and the sculptures made with lasers at the Maker Faire!

These are priceless…

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Maker Faire 2007 – Biological Containment Art – Junior’s Returns

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Check out this cool biological containment art from Philip Ross. It’s a hydroponic garden which allow just enough light using LEDs for the plants to survive but do not grow bigger. Very interesting. This might be good for saving our planet by controlling light plants receive and thus use less energy if we are ever in a closed environment due to wars and what not. (not that i’d

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Homebrew CPU

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Wow, this was the coolest thing there, a homebrew CPU LIVE! Anyways, I got to meet Bill, maker of the homebrew CPU and take lots of cool pics and see it in action.

Thanks Bill for explaning all the cool stuff on your homebrew CPU!  Just check out the video for some explanation.

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Zedomax Maker Faire 2007 Coverage – Sit and Pedal Persistence of Vision!

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It’s been a blast yet we’ve been able to get barely 5 hours sleep. But we will get all this cool stuff posted.

Mayhem & Chaos brings you some really cool sit and pedal POV (Persistence of Vision) using recycled bicycle parts.

I guess Mayhem took it to Burning Man every year. Cool… I gotta go one of these days.

Thanks Mayhem for letting us take a vid!

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Zedomax Maker Faire 2007 Coverage – Midi Controller that looks cool – LivePAd

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Here’s Midi Controller “LivePAd” by Craig Dorety who is a musician, inventor, and a very smart (mechanical) engineer! He built this as his college project. (By the way, he went to UC Davis, where I went too!) Anyway, if you want to contact him to build you one of these or start a business with him, you can contact him at cdorety at gmail.com.

Custom-built from space-age plastics and psychedelic circuitry, this MIDI computer music controller for the 21st century allows the complete, dynamic

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Maker Faire Live Blogging – ALAVs by Jed Berk!

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Check out these Cool ALAVs (Autonomous Light Vessels) by Jed Berk! Tight! It uses Sun Microsystems SunSpot microcontroller, which can be programmed in Java. I like this idea since there’s a lot of Java embedded processors out there but this ones from the creators. Jed tells me that all the pieces were 3D designed on the computer and laser-cut, kinda cool~ 🙂

Jed says, Make Store will

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Maker Faire – The Light Orb!

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Check out the Light Orb. Remember we had a post about the Light Orb way back? It’s cool to see it in real life. Maker faire rules.

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DIY HACK – HOW TO make a Rotating LCD!

Wow, check out this cool DIY on how to make a rotating LCD! This IS very useful for reading PDFs and whatnot. If you don’t want to make one or you are about buy a new LCD, there’s also bunch of LCDs out there that already rotates. (which I use at work) CNET has a great review of rotating LCDs.

This fixture is very usefull for rotate 90 degrees the monitor in order to see o read document

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Sustainable Skyscrapers

Erin joins our new Blog network site, Keetsa! Blog, which is a new blog about eco-friendly and green. Well, here’s a cool post she wrote about the sustainable skyscrapers, similar to previous post on the Rotating Towers to be built in Dubai. On the side note, can you believe it? I went from hacking gadgets and embedded devices to selling ma

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Funny Escalator

After work, instead of taking the usual elevator, stairs, or escalator, you can simply slide down the Funny Escalator and save some time too. If we ever get a chance to build our own building, this would definitely be one of the features. But you’d probably need to pay a lot of money for insuring it.

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