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Last night, I decided to set up Mutt on my Trisquel machine at home as one of the many steps towards getting my environment set up to contribute to the Linux Kernel. Sadly, of all of the steps involved inContinue Reading

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Carlyn Maw, Levi Simons and myself are leading a multi-week family-friendly workshop at LACMA this August as a part of LACMA’s NextGen Art+Technology Family Sundays program. Families are welcome to come explore the intersection of art and technology by learningContinue Reading

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As I’ve packed for Burning Man each year, I’ve been maintaining and updating this list. If you’re going for your first time (or just don’t like keeping lists), I’m open sourcing mine for ya’ll to use as reference. Some ofContinue Reading

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  The goal of Signal Obscura is a functional concept piece intended to help everyday people retain control over their data and traceability, in response to the seemingly limitless reach of our current surveillance state. Two Models of Signal ObscuraContinue Reading

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Back in January, I put together an LED matrix and slapped it on my backpack to test how it would work as a safety light for cycling in the streets of Los Angeles at night. For a functional prototype, itContinue Reading

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Recently I encountered an issue with Solr that caused me a few hours of grief. If you’re having the same issue, hopefully this will save you some time. The Symptom: You’re trying to import data from your database into SolrContinue Reading

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Angela and I have a long-standing tradition of utilizing the necessary “Hello, World” of each project we make as a medium to express our feelings to one another. (You’ve probably noticed this if you read this blog often, or ifContinue Reading

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I spent this last Sunday with Phillip Stearns, learning how to circuit bend 1990s-era digital cameras for the sake of making glitch art. This is my camera in it’s current state: There’s a battery pack for mobile use, but forContinue Reading

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On Thursday, I went to Matt’s Learn PCB Layouts with Eagle class at Crashspace. For our first boards, Matt gave us a schematic for a Bare-Minimum ATmega328 circuit, and we copied it into Eagle’s schematic view (the white side onContinue Reading

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Last night, the Echo Country Output and the International Adventure Club hosted Los Angeles’ first BLANKET FORT BUILDING COMPETITION! Crashspace was one of three teams to compete, alongside The L.A. Fort and Echo Country Outpost. Team Crashspace (under the blanketContinue Reading