Instructables: exploring - technology - art - machine - featured Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:38:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 A Machine That Listens
A Machine That Listens - More DIY How To Projects]]> purincess If you think about it, machines and computers are like us in many ways — they have brains (processors), eyes (cameras), ears (microphones), etc. Machine Senses is a series of artifacts that aim to reverse the perspective on how we perceive technology. How do machines see and sense us? How do we huma...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 20:30:24 PDT
Rube Goldberg Machine Prototype
Rube Goldberg Machine Prototype - More DIY How To Projects]]> Flippityflipflip Nowadays, people tend to speed up daily routines and tasks, to better fit their busy daily schedule. However, isn’t it time for us to take a break for once? Why don’t we break away from our usual busy schedule, and have some leisure, while still doing our daily tasks and routine? And in my opinion,...
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 02:39:05 PST
CNC Light Drawing
CNC Light Drawing - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sebastian Morales Light drawing has been around for quite a while now, it is perhaps as old as photography itself. The basic premise, as you probably know involves taking a long exposure picture and moving a light source. Here I wanted to do a 3D light drawing that you could see from many angles.Without really notici...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 06:53:10 PST
Useful technical tips to build a Rube Goldberg machine : Deconstructing photosynthesis
Useful technical tips to build a Rube Goldberg machine : Deconstructing photosynthesis - More DIY How To Projects]]> LaChapeliere This week-end we took part in The Deconstruction, as « The Carrots of Patagonia ». Our project was to deconstruct photosynthesis into a Rube Goldberg machine. Our machine starts with a light bulb and ends with a sugar cube. It was a way to show how incredibly complex this process is and how energy c...
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 08:52:38 PST
Spin Art Machine
Spin Art Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> KGuy I recently found an old Knex pinball kit that didn't work anymore, so I took it apart, hoping I could find stuff for arduino. During the "dissection" :) I found most of the pieces used for this, a 4 digit 7 segment display, and a motor box that works the same way as any other knex motor. I connected...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 10:27:07 PDT
Polargraph Drawing Machine
Polargraph Drawing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> Euphy This machine, a variation on the hanging-pen plotter is a conspicuous and wilfully naive attempt to break out of the pristine, pixel perfect, colour-corrected space that exists inside our computers. It's a drawing machine, that takes a pen (a human tool) and uses it to draw in a singularly robotic w...
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Mon, 14 Nov 2011 17:12:33 PST
Foot Tap Amplifier
Foot Tap Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> mkontopo Tap v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Tapped} p. pr. & vb. n. {Tapping}] 1. To strike lightly especially with a slight sound 2. To give a light blow with. 3. To bring about by repeated light blows. Description: These instructions are for a system that monitors nervous foot-tapping. Inspired by “Restless Leg S...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2011 14:04:56 PST
"Homunculus" Kinetic Robot sculpture from found materials
"Homunculus" Kinetic Robot sculpture from found materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> nemomatic Collect a bunch of junk and tools I guess I'm sort of biased here, but I think its important to hoard interesting things.  All of my projects develop out of this habit.  So naturally its the place to begin this instructable.  I was fortunate enough to have been the Artist in Residence at the ...
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Wed, 8 Dec 2010 21:42:20 PST
Sigh Collector
Sigh Collector - More DIY How To Projects]]> mkontopo Sigh v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sighed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sighing}.] 1. To inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it; to make a deep single audible respiration, especially as the result or involuntary expression of fatigue, exhaustion, grief, sorr...
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Thu, 14 May 2009 04:28:27 PDT