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February 3, 2016
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A Word Clock Built with Love

I built this “Word Clock” for my girlfriend. A handcrafted walnut frame houses an 8×8″ RGB LED panel that shines though a laser-cut steel stencil with the aid of some 3D printed lattices, a diffuser, and a RTC-equipped Raspberry Pi computer. Continue reading

RainCloud Logo

July 23, 2014
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Introducing the RainCloud Umbrella Minder – Because everything is better when it’s connected to the internet.

I ALWAYS forget to bring my umbrella with me on days when it’s going to rain. So, I built an open source umbrella stand (powered by the new LittleBits CloudBit) that knows the weather and can remind me to take my umbrella with me on my way out the door, if it’s going to rain. Continue reading

Creative Architecture Machines

January 12, 2014
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Creative Architecture Machines

Last month, I had the unique pleasure of serving as a guest judge at the final review for students in the “Creative Architecture Machines” studio course at the California College of the Arts (CCA). 6 groups each created a truly remarkable machine, and they’ve documented all the details you need to make your own! Continue reading

Space Halloween Costume

November 3, 2013
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2013 Halloween Costume: Space!

For my Halloween costume this year, I decided to turn myself into outer space – I sewed 12 individually addressable LEDs to my shirt, and programmed them to twinkle like stars. To complete the look, I designed and 3D printed a rocket ship that I could wear on my left arm. Continue reading

On The News

April 28, 2012
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The Future of 3D Printing

It’s no secret that I’m excited about 3D printing. I work on Cornell’s Personal Printer, the [email protected], I own two MakerBot printers, and I’ve worked for MakerBot, designing electronics for their open-source 3D printers. In this local news story on 3D printing, I talk about how the technology is advancing. Continue reading

ZombieTech Podcast

November 14, 2011
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Immortalized in Song

Yes, you heard me right. Atdiy, of the ZombieTech Podcast (I was their guest recently), wrote and recorded a lovely song about me battling zombified, 3D-Printed, PLA plastic. Be sure to give the podcast a quick listen if you haven’t … Continue reading

Jeremy's Thing-O-Matic 3D Printer

September 14, 2011
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MakerBot Thing-O-Matic Build Timelapse

This video is long overdue. I put my very own MakerBot 3D Printer┬átogether during my last week working at MakerBot this summer. In case you can’t tell from the video, I pulled a Red Bull and pizza-fueled all-nighter to assemble … Continue reading

A Close Up of the new Bracket

June 28, 2011
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My First (Useful) Makerbot Print!

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, or if you follow me on twitter, you probably know that I’m working at Makerbot Industries this summer. It’s been a blast so far – everybody is very intelligent, and truely excited … Continue reading

May 4, 2010
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3D-Printed Glowing Puzzle

Ahh yes, the joys of college – awesome people, parties, concerts, quadrangles (they are important!), problem sets, final exams, and of course, awesome prototyping equipment. Take for example the objet 3D-Printer. We use one in Cornell’s Computational Synthesis Lab (CCSL), … Continue reading