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1984

I was going through some old boxes today and found a calendar I’d had in 1984. One notable difference from our calendars these days is how little is written in on any given month....

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15

Tom turned 15 yesterday. It was pretty low key because he’d already had a party with his friends at the end of school. In a bit of an O Henry moment, he got a...

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DayJams (week 3)

This is the diagram for a five string bass I have plans for if I ever end up with the time and money available to create it. The fingerboard would be made from a...

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5 Dangerous Things for Kids

Gever Tulley (of Tinkering School) gave a talk at TED a couple of years ago about five dangerous things you should let your kids do. He doesn’t have his own kids, but we do,...

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Jae Ha

Jae Ha, one of my fraternity brothers from school, was in town this week. He’s staying at Curt’s so a bunch of us got together over there tonight to catch up and talk about...

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Rich Boys’ Toys

You’ve probably heard of Tom Perkins. He owns the world’s largest sailboat, the Maltese Falcon: Which can now apparently be yours at a bargain price. Now he’s got a new toy. Check out his...

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Spinners

This is something we made tonight. It came from an idea I had for a scratch project but did not ever actually use, and now we wrote it in Processing. No iframes Source code:...

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It’s gotta be the shoes

We (Tom and Peter) got new shoes called FiveFingers from Vibram which are unlike any other type of shoe you have probably ever seen before. They have separate sections for each of your toes...

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Ursonate

Ursonate is a sound poem written by Kurt Schwitters in the 20’s. This is a great performance of it by Jaap Blonk with really cool visuals by Golan Levin. Golan also did The Secret...