Finally getting around to working on my iPhone dock. I’ve had this partially envisioned for over a year, but never dedicated the time required to get building/ designing work happening. I’d sketch a few ideas and immediately self-distract with something pointless. I’d stain the plaque walnut and then give it 3 months to dry. But […]
A Tribute to Richard Nagy The Maker Movement Loses Its Datamancer I’ve greatly admired the Datamancer’s artifices for years. I even picked out “my” keyboard for when I could afford one. A talented, by all accounts friendly and generous person. Cogs at half speed.
It looks like Icarus used Phoenix wing feathers, because Prometheus Bound rose again in September. Check/ join the PB facebook group to see more pictures – and to hopefully come along next time if you haven’t already. Thanks to Loose Lemur from Steamfest, Professor von Explaino attended in a brand new formal waistcoat (and facial hair). […]
It’s been a while but I’m starting to get back into tinkering. Inspired by a friend showing me how his 3D printer worked I downloaded Blender and after HOURS of work (I’m more mathematical than artistic – I think it’d be easier to learn Python and use that to create images than spend all the […]
The Dead Weight (Pondus mortuus) is a resource-substitute that starves the Project without the Project knowing it is perishing. Evolution and Taxonomy The Dead Weight has a troubling evolutionary trail, sharing some traits with other people-type resources but enough traits from other branches to belie a common ancestor. It is almost a yin to […]
The Scope Creep (Reperet scopo) is a parasite that causes Projects to collapse under their own weight Evolution and Taxonomy The Scope Creep shares a common ancestor with the Shifting Goalposts (Reperet finis-cursore); both of these creatures have a hallucinogen that targets the Project’s perceptions. Where the Shifting Goalposts confuses the sense of direction (resulting […]