Blacklight LED Collar

Blacklight LED Collar

Photo Credit: Mashable This was made as a gift for my friend Heidi, who has a very particular need. As you can see above, Heidi is a professional painter who lately has been touring the earth with her boyfriend Robert DeLong, painting the faces of everyone in the crowd at his shows with blacklight-reactive paint. […] more…
Super Sweet LED Matrix Library from Adafruit!

Super Sweet LED Matrix Library from Adafruit!

Check out this super sweet LED sign I made with Adafruit’s new NeoMatrix library: Adafruit hasn’t released any official tutorials yet, so I wrote a quick instructable to get your started… Just in case you’re as impatient as I am and can’t wait. 😉 more…
EFF Membership Stickers!

EFF Membership Stickers!

Today I got my membership welcome packet from the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The EFF is a 501(c)3 org that fights for our rights to free, open communication. I’ve been following them on twitter for a while now, but after the NSA leaks began, I decided it was time to actually start participating in funding their […] more…
Samsung Galaxy Won’t Hold Charge and Vibrates Continuously

Samsung Galaxy Won’t Hold Charge and Vibrates Continuously

tl;dr, how did I fix this? If you’re experiencing these symptoms, there is a very good chance that your power button is just stuck. Your mission is simply to un-stick it. (Really! It’s that simple. It took me about 10 minutes to fix once I realized what the source of the problem was.) Read on […] more…

Learn to Code with Us!

Starting June 3rd, I’ll be running a weekly meetup on Mondays from 8pm – 10pm at the LA Makerspace. The goal is to get together with other interested folks and learn Python. Bringing snacks is encouraged! Skill range: All. Total n00bs to professional developers. Ages: All. Children are welcome, but under 13 must be accompanied […] more…

Judging Make-To-Learn Youth Contest with Instructables

Make-To-Learn is a new thematic initiative of the DML Research Hub. This month, DML is partnering with Instructables.com to host the Make-to-Learn Youth Contest where kids can share their creations, talk about what their building experience, and learn from the process of others who share as well. I’m on the judging panel for the contest, […] more…

DIY LED Lanterns is THIS SUNDAY!

We still have a few seats left. If you’d like to join in, sign up here! If you can’t make the class, but have access to some fancy tools (laser cutter, 3D printer), you can make these at home! Here’s the Instructable to show you how! Edit: The class was a blast! See the photos […] more…

Light Up Your Night: DIY Holiday Lanterns!

Want to join us? Sign up now! Hey, have you been thinking to yourself: “Man, I wish there was a place I could go to show my kids awesome DIY technology, AND make really awesome and fun crafts!”? Well then, HAVE I GOT A DEAL FOR YOU, MY FRIEND! This October 21st, I’ll be hosting […] more…

Railsbridge: A Really ****ing Cool Way to Learn Ruby on Rails

I’m convinced that literally anything you could possibly want can be found in LA. I’m convinced. (This is of course operating under the assumption that “anything” does not include functional public transit.) Really, though, I’m primarily talking tech. You want to found a startup? Do it in LA. You want to learn a new skill? […] more…

My First FT232RL Breakout Board

Dear Diary, Today I created my very first schematic and PCB layout in Eagle. I’m so proud, I could just about die. Thanks, SparkFun! more…
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