I gave a talk on making for your mind using whatever materials are available, as part of a 24hr rolling worldwide Maker Faire. Watch the talk here. Continue reading Making for the Mind
Make a simulated log burner that you can light with Actual Fire. Not recommended for kids! Continue reading I miss my log burner.
I wrote a blog post for work about what FPGA is – there are a load of things that bewilder me, but at least I know what this is now. Continue reading Explaining FPGA
Christmas parties are coming, and adding lights to your outfit are totally a legit way of avoiding conversations, and having to talk about the lights, yeah? Continue reading Cheating at Techno Fashion
For Halloween, my son told me that he wanted to be a dragon. What kind? I asked.
A fire breathing one. Continue reading Baby Dragon
Ok, this is a tricky post. I am really lucky that my job allows me to travel occasionally to maker events, but it’s really time someone else at work got a go. I got accepted to Maker Faire New York, and I’d absolutely love to go. Financial situations being what they are, I’m gonna need to raise some funds. Now, I’m not going to ask you to shell out to help with no reward, so I propose that I get myself to the Maker Faire through the medium of… making. What more appropriate method? Watch this space and I’ll update … Continue reading Get Tanya to Maker Faire New York…
While I was in America at Bay Area Maker Faire, I managed to meet the amazing Mary Etta West, who designs pcbs to *be* jewellery. In Berlin I happened upon some manufacturers of extreme close up cameras doing a surface … Continue reading Thoughts on jewellery