Making a Tool out of WiFi Lightbulbs For me, I view technology as the means or a tool for solving problems. For my wife and I, we did have a problem that our lightbulbs were not solving. It was the simple function of having the … Continue readingBellingham Street-Fighter Photo (LIFX Ambassador)
The voyage to the center of the View-Master reel continues: See where this journey started. I was able to find some inkjet printable transparency (cellulose acetate) – which I found can be a bit difficult in an age where teachers no longer keep an overhead … Continue reading[Part 2] Exploration into View-Master reels in the 21st century
One of my favorite photographic technology toys of my childhood has to be the View-master. Being able to see photos of far way places, and some of them pop out before your eyes in 3D, fascinated me as a kid. Now all grown up, or at … Continue readingAn exploration into View-Master reels in the 21st century
Many of the tools I’ve been covering in the STC’s Intro to 3D Making workshop can be used by anyone; for free or free-ish 3D Modeling & Making 3D modeling: check out Autodesk‘s 123D design: http://www.123dapp.com/design 3D slicing: check out Cura (especially if you are a WWU student looking … Continue readingResources for beginning 3D scanning and modeling
Earlier this week HODINKEE published a fantastic article on how an engineer, and watch enthusiast, created a model of a working tourbillion watch calibre for 3D print. What was great about this maker is that Laimer put up all the schematics up on Thingaverse and … Continue readingA Maker Timelord
AJ by AJ on Sketchfab Experimenting and researching different 3D technologies has brought be down an interesting, yet deep, photo-philosophic rabbit hole. Much like Alice in Wonderland, I find myself trying to understand if I am the one that is huge in a small … Continue readingWhere does photography end, and 3D begin?
Teaching 25 workshops for WWU students this quarter in beginning 3D design and printing. Students of any course study can register under the workshops section of the STC website: http://www.wwu.edu/stc For more details, see the article in the latest edition of the Western Front: http://www.westernfrontonline.com/2016/01/07/stc-adds-3d-printing/