Posts Tagged ‘Arduino’

Wheaton Crimpenstein touch switch – improved

An improved version of the touch capacitor switch for the Wheaton Crimpenstein Go from pushing a very hard rubbery button requiring a lot of force….. to a touch sensor. This way you can crimp vials with one hand and no pressure! More details in Lab Hacks

Edge Lit LED Art

Watch it in action: My grandmother turns 100 this winter. In celebration I made her a small gift which included elements of old and new. Its a LED edge lit picture frame, with a floral design of 12 flowers, representing 1912, the year she was born. The pink background is silk. Each of the flowers […]

Science Hackday – Kinesutra

While I was building the tire swing this past spring, Liam Holt mentioned to me a kinetic project he was interested in creating, based on dance.The idea was to develop a prototype for a haptic feedback system that would help dancers correct their movements as they studied new choreography. I really loved the idea because […]

Visit to a Beirut Hackerspace

Lamba Labs @ Halloween The Lamba labs new hackerspace is located in Karaj beirut, a coworking space that is started and affliated with Ayah Bedir (little bits founder, TED speaker). It is a really nice old building just to the east of Genmayze, the party central district in downtown beirut.  The first night I arrive, the […]