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The Home Stretch

Last Wednesday, April 9th, I successfully defended my dissertation, entitled “Embodied Fabrication: Body-Centric Devices for Novice Designers”. Yay! Which means I will be updating this website again now that I have a bit more free time on my hands. I’ve

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The Home Stretch

Last Wednesday, April 9th, I successfully defended my dissertation, entitled “Embodied Fabrication: Body-Centric Devices for Novice Designers”. Yay! Which means I will be updating this website again now that I have a bit more free time on my hands. I’ve

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On the passing of Red Burns

I’m unsure of where to begin. I have many memories of Red, from when I was a young child running around ITP back when it was half the size, the Polaroids were non-digitized, and there was an actual library on

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On the passing of Red Burns

I’m unsure of where to begin. I have many memories of Red, from when I was a young child running around ITP back when it was half the size, the Polaroids were non-digitized, and there was an actual library on

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In case you missed today’s broadcast from the Institute of Play…

Here’s the link to the archived version of the panel discussion I participated in this morning (along with awesome people like Don Miller, Kylie Peppler, Syed Salahuddin, and Toni Pizza), covering how to engage kids in learning through DIY and

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In case you missed today’s broadcast from the Institute of Play…

Here’s the link to the archived version of the panel discussion I participated in this morning (along with awesome people like Don Miller, Kylie Peppler, Syed Salahuddin, and Toni Pizza), covering how to engage kids in learning through DIY and

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UCube at the Denver Art Museum

A while back (July 2012), the Craft Technology Lab, including myself, presented work at the Denver Art Museum as part of Untitled #49: Ideate, one in a series of events hosted by the museum. It was a blast getting to see

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UCube at the Denver Art Museum

A while back (July 2012), the Craft Technology Lab, including myself, presented work at the Denver Art Museum as part of Untitled #49: Ideate, one in a series of events hosted by the museum. It was a blast getting to see

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Evaluating Accessibility in Fabrication Tools for Children | DIYAbility

My colleagues John Schimmel (of DIYAbility and NYU’s ITP), Jaymes Dec (of Marymount School, formerly of GreenFab), and I are putting on a workshop as part of the ACM SIGCHI Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC), which will be in

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Evaluating Accessibility in Fabrication Tools for Children | DIYAbility

My colleagues John Schimmel (of DIYAbility and NYU’s ITP), Jaymes Dec (of Marymount School, formerly of GreenFab), and I are putting on a workshop as part of the ACM SIGCHI Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC), which will be in

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Inventory · GitHub

After several years and many requests, I have finally put up the code for the Equipment Inventory System I wrote for Eyebeam back in 2007 or so.  I cleaned it up a *little* – mostly to remove all identifying info

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Inventory · GitHub

After several years and many requests, I have finally put up the code for the Equipment Inventory System I wrote for Eyebeam back in 2007 or so.  I cleaned it up a *little* – mostly to remove all identifying info

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Autoponics mentioned in PopSci!

Recently found this little article in PopSci mentioning the Autoponics project I worked on last semester at CU, as part of an Advanced Robotics Seminar.  Neat! NASA Habitat Competition Looks For Bioregenerative Space Greenhouses | Popular Science.

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Autoponics mentioned in PopSci!

Recently found this little article in PopSci mentioning the Autoponics project I worked on last semester at CU, as part of an Advanced Robotics Seminar.  Neat! NASA Habitat Competition Looks For Bioregenerative Space Greenhouses | Popular Science.

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Eyebeam Art + Technology Center on Kickstarter

My former colleagues at Eyebeam Art and Technology center in NYC have a Kickstarter campaign going, aimed at ‘Expanding Eyebeams Public Presence in Chelsea’ through the construction a new public bookstore / entrance / coffeeshop / presentation space.  Eyebeam has

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Eyebeam Art + Technology Center on Kickstarter

My former colleagues at Eyebeam Art and Technology center in NYC have a Kickstarter campaign going, aimed at ‘Expanding Eyebeams Public Presence in Chelsea’ through the construction a new public bookstore / entrance / coffeeshop / presentation space.  Eyebeam has

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3d-printed Business Card Holder

After my new fancy business cards were done, I soon realized that I needed a business card holder to put them in.  I’ve been using a rubber band and it just hasn’t been doing the trick well enough. I thought

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3d-printed Business Card Holder

After my new fancy business cards were done, I soon realized that I needed a business card holder to put them in.  I’ve been using a rubber band and it just hasn’t been doing the trick well enough. I thought

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New Business Cards!

I decided to make use of the laser cutter in the lab to design some new business cards – I love the way the wood veneer reacts when etched with the laser cutter.  It seems that the Craft Tech Lab

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New Business Cards!

I decided to make use of the laser cutter in the lab to design some new business cards – I love the way the wood veneer reacts when etched with the laser cutter.  It seems that the Craft Tech Lab

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Eight Ways To Break Down Barriers In Traditional Workplace Culture – Forbes

Check out this Forbes article on SparkFun and why it’s a pretty uniquely awesome place to work. These are all things that SparkFun practices and preaches.  I think a lot of companies could use a little more ‘SparkFun sauce’ in

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Eight Ways To Break Down Barriers In Traditional Workplace Culture – Forbes

Check out this Forbes article on SparkFun and why it’s a pretty uniquely awesome place to work. These are all things that SparkFun practices and preaches.  I think a lot of companies could use a little more ‘SparkFun sauce’ in

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The UCube: Design & Print 3D Objects by flipping switches

Hi internet!  So a little while back I posted an instructable on the UCube – a tangible interface for 3d modeling and design that I’m working on.  As it turns out, instructables is having an awesome contest, the ‘Make it

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The UCube: Design & Print 3D Objects by flipping switches

Hi internet!  So a little while back I posted an instructable on the UCube – a tangible interface for 3d modeling and design that I’m working on.  As it turns out, instructables is having an awesome contest, the ‘Make it

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Open Hardware Summit 2012 – Call for Submissions

I went to the first two Open Hardware Summit’s – not absolutely sure I’ll be there this year, but it wouldn’t be for the lack of quality of the event.  If you’re into producing, contributing to, or even consuming open

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Open Hardware Summit 2012 – Call for Submissions

I went to the first two Open Hardware Summit’s – not absolutely sure I’ll be there this year, but it wouldn’t be for the lack of quality of the event.  If you’re into producing, contributing to, or even consuming open

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MaKey MaKey: An Invention Kit for Everyone by Jay Silver — Kickstarter

Very excited about this project from Jay Silver.  I met Jay a few summers ago at a mini-conference in Boulder, struck me as one of the good guys.  Also very happy that SparkFun is involved in making the MaKey MaKey

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MaKey MaKey: An Invention Kit for Everyone by Jay Silver — Kickstarter

Very excited about this project from Jay Silver.  I met Jay a few summers ago at a mini-conference in Boulder, struck me as one of the good guys.  Also very happy that SparkFun is involved in making the MaKey MaKey

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Eyeo Festival | Converge to Inspire

I’m going to the Eyeo festival at the beginning of next month with some of the SparkFun crew.  Very excited to meet a few of the creative coders that inspire some of my own work, and looking forward to catching

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Eyeo Festival | Converge to Inspire

I’m going to the Eyeo festival at the beginning of next month with some of the SparkFun crew.  Very excited to meet a few of the creative coders that inspire some of my own work, and looking forward to catching

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