World Maker Faire 2015 Sep29

World Maker Faire 20...

And just like that, another Maker Faire is in the books.  This World Maker Faire was a bit special – I was on stage as one of the presenters.  Though I wish I had explored a bit more, I had a great time with two of my colleagues in our discussion of makers in support of military...

Making Noise Sep13

Making Noise

I just completed my first musical instrument – a small xylophone.  It was a fun weekend project that didn’t require a lot of calculations or cuts.  The 25 metal bars are courtesy of a kit from Rockler.  They sit on a 1-inch thick slab of of hard maple, which I tapered on my table...

Synesthesia in the L...

Literally meaning “sensations together” in Greek, synesthesia is a very interesting condition where the stimulation of one sense triggers a perception in another.  Those who experience synesthesia might “hear” the color red, or “see” a loud noise. When...