Day: February 5, 2010

LEGO smartphone gaming rigs

These are fun enclosures for your iPod or other smartphone. I made a simple one for my G1, and now need to find some driving/biking games to try it out on.
This is a great way to test out your rapid prototyping skills. Once you get a decent iteration, then the hunt is on for a more permanent solution.

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Jumbo Prawns Art Club in SF

The Luggage Store (which incidentally doesn’t sell luggage) in San Francisco is hosting an exhibit called the Jumbo Prawns Art Club, featuring the work of three Bay Area artists: Scatha Allison (Miss Velvet Cream), Jason Dunman, and Julian Prince Dash, from now until February 27th. From these set-up shots, I can tell the show will […]

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Quantum-logic clock is the new hotness in accuracy

Quantum-logic clock is the new hotness in accuracy

The quantum-logic clock, which detects the energy state of a single aluminum ion, keeps time to within a second every 3.7 billion years. The new timekeeper could one day improve GPS or detect the slowing of time predicted by Einstein’s theory of general relativity. [via Wired Science]

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“Why I believe in maker culture”

“Why I believe in maker culture”

My friend, Willow Bay, has a brief piece on The Steampunk Workshop called “Why I believe in maker culture.” Snip: All the things I do in life (which, admittedly, is a lot) are about Doing. I’m up to my eyeballs in Stuff to Do and up to my elbows in What I’m Doing because I […]

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Crafty Biz Spotlight: Bell and Trunk Flowers

One afternoon in sunny Potero Hill in San Francisco, this small shop Bell and Trunk Flowers caught my eye. I couldn’t help myself when I walked in to see the vintage decor filled with crocheted and knitted baby clothing and blankets that peppered the front area. Upon chatting with the owner Vanessa, I found out […]

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