Tweet-A-Watt is working locally

I made a Tweet-A-Watt last year which is a hacked Kill-A-Watt wall plug that sends data wireless to a computer. The twitter API has changed a lot since then, it now uses OAuth to authenticate tweets. I cloned ladyada’s Tweet-A-Watt github repo and started getting to work. My code isn’t ready to push up to … [Read more…]

Atari Punk Console Alpha

This weekend I made an Atari Punk Console. I had seen Colin Cunningham’s video on Make Magazine and wanted to try it out myself. I looked online and found some simple plans and ordered the parts of Jameco. They came really quickly and I built this circuit. I used this picture to wire up the … [Read more…]

Ballons in Space!

My buddy Dave just posted this to Buzz. What an awesome weekend project. Homemade Spacecraft from Luke Geissbuhler on Vimeo.

How Many Hipsters …

How many hipsters does it take to change a lightbulb? I could tell you, but the number is so obscure you probably wouldn’t know it.