3D Printed Bike Shifter

I’m doing my first big organized bike ride in a couple weeks – the STP (Seattle to Portland). I was thinking it might be fun to do a 3D printed part or two for my bike. I had originally considered a 3D printed belt-drive – … (read more)

Manic Marble 4 is out!

After much delay – Manic Marble 4 is out for iPad and iPhone now – click here to get it!

 

This release uses an all-new 3D engine (Oolong) – and has tons of new features:

10 New Levels
Translated to 10 languages
“Universal” app … (read more)

123D Catch

I’ve been playing with Autodesk’s 123D “Catch”

http://www.123dapp.com/catch

It’s a free app that transforms sequences of still images into a 3d model of an object.

Here’s a sample video I did:

It does the processing “in the cloud” – in conjunction with a client-side application.… (read more)

Hanford Site Tour

In early August I took a tour of the Hanford Site located near Richland, Washington.

Hanford was created in 1943 to produce plutonium for nuclear bombs. Operating until the late 80’s – its 9 nuclear reactors produced enough material for 60,000 weapons.

The tour encompassed … (read more)

Electric Ducted Fan “Jet” Bike

Over the last year – I’ve toyed with the notion of making an EDF fan bike.

I finally got around to putting one together – here’s some test footage:

EDF is short for Electric Ducted Fan. They are basically enclosed propellers for model airplanes – … (read more)