Archive for the 'Tech' Category

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 International Electronics Forum


A-Z Circuits

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Circuit Index: Schematics, circuits, radio, Audio, rf, Switching, Power, electronics

The Sound Cart Project

Monday, May 5th, 2008

A machinist and a mixing engineer conspire to build the perfect sound cart. Do they achieve their goal? Here it is in its most recent incarnation.

More info on the tools page.

More Mona…

Monday, May 29th, 2006


A copy of the Mona Lisa made from hundreds of computer parts at a high tech exhibition in Beijing this month. (via AP Photo)

Recording Technology History

Thursday, May 25th, 2006

A timeline, from 1877 to 2005.

Cool or creepy?

Monday, March 20th, 2006

Climbing robot:

“RiSE is a small six-legged robot that climbs vertical terrain such as walls, trees and fences.”

SODAR quake predictions?

Thursday, March 16th, 2006

Indian scientists have claimed that they may be able to give warning several hours before certain quakes larger than five on the Richter scale using an acoustic meteorological technique called Sonic Detection and Ranging (sodar).

Audit your PC: Belarc Advisor

Saturday, March 4th, 2006

Free download inventories your PC and builds a detailed profile of your installed software and hardware, missing Microsoft hotfixes, anti-virus status, CIS (Center for Internet Security) benchmarks, and displays the results in your Web browser. Belarc will list your computer’s: Motherboard make and model, BIOS information, Bus clock, Processor, Drives, Controllers, Buses, System model, Memory modules, Display, Devices, Installed software, and more.

Truly amazing I/O Brush

Monday, February 27th, 2006

From MIT Media Lab, “I/O Brush is a new drawing tool to explore colors, textures, and movements found in everyday materials by “picking up” and drawing with them”. Article here. Direct link to video here.

Fiat Lux

Wednesday, August 17th, 2005

Armed only with a few mirrored spheres and a digital camera, Paul Debevec set out to make a film like no other…

Gorgeous computer animation set in St. Peter’s Basilica. New Scientist article. Fiat Lux main site.

How to fake fingerprints?

Thursday, May 19th, 2005

This page should make defense lawyers worldwide cream their Underoos.

Microphone University

Thursday, May 19th, 2005

DPA Microphones: Click “Microphone University” for techniques and terms, or look at the Application Guide for miking various instruments. The whole site can also be downloaded for local viewing from the Download page.

Sam Barros’ PowerLabs!

Wednesday, May 11th, 2005

Link: Sam Barros’ PowerLabs!: one guy’s experimental science site.

This to That (Glue Advice)

Saturday, May 7th, 2005

Link: This to That (Glue Advice).

Tools for Stagecraft

Saturday, May 7th, 2005

Link: Tools for Stagecraft. Tools for for theatre, film & TV.

HDTV at Ask MetaFilter

Sunday, April 24th, 2005

Link: HDTV | Ask MetaFilter.

What’s this about “Monster Cables”?


Thursday, April 21st, 2005


Tuesday, April 19th, 2005

Link: : The Largest BitTorrent Community.

Also, see: Brian’s BitTorrent FAQ and Guide, and Torrent Watcher.