My first FOIA request, d3.js, and Iowa DOT’s sassy highway signs.
In which modest men conquer modest mountains
And they don’t give a damn.
A workshop at SparkFun Electronics.
In which audiophiles blanche.
Because nothing happens all at once.
A first foray onto the internet.
Succumbing to the siren song of the cloud.
High-Low Tech goes on a field trip. Hi-jinks ensue.
So that I could know them and remember them in my heart.
In which I am screwed by layers in Eagle.
Tales from MakerFaire NYC & OSHW.
The little guys hit the big time.
Onwards and upwards. Building a gang of touch-sensitive boards.
Whipping together some quick prototype circuit boards.
Designing a touch-sensitive sensor + sound-sample recording software.
Making sense—mostly—of the alphabet soup of circuit board layout files.
Free’d from the kind tyranny of the Arduino IDE.
Playing with capacitive sensing in a tiny way.
In which I greet you, gentle reader.
Journalistic sojourns in Central America
In which I discover what everyone else already knew
Sketching more complex interface elements using soft graphite.
In which lasers are used wrong.
A capacitive-sensing board for creating ad-hoc computer interfaces from conductive inks.
Use an ordinary remote control to blink LED throwies on and off.
Experiments in conductive ink: strain gauges & accelerometers.
How well do you know your classic humanist typefaces?
A home-brewed desk for desk-related purposes.
The great scientist’s bad day.
A modern treatment of Delmore Schwartz’s classic 1935 short story.
A short collection of Paul Celan’s poetry in German & English.
A new translation of Chekhov shorts with accompanying engravings.
A small collection of difficult words.
A Type Specimen
An essay on the trials and trevails of learning the language.
A type specimen printed from Klingspor originals.
A learner’s guide to the German Language