I remember it like I was 15. Why? Because I was 15! It was raining and I had the bright idea to go outside to dance in the outpour of water. My clothes got soaked, my hair was drenched (I had hair back then!), and my shoes were getting soggy from the creation of mud […]
Pew Pew Pew! Zing Zing Zing! Zap Zap Zap! Now I’m just making noises. I call them laser noises, again – ZAP ZAP ZAP! It’s time to learn about lasers. Laser is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation – It’s a mouthful.
Life is crazy because one moment you’re getting shocked by electricity and the next you’re reading those labels on power chargers! It’s like what my father always said, “life is about the electricity you touch in your life.” I still have trouble understanding what this idiom meant… but I still use it today. Ha.
Today I’m going to be talking about a common resource that can be used as hack. It doesn’t really require any tools, it requires something called Dry Ice. Yes, Dry Ice. Don’t give me an attitude. Dry Ice is pretty freaking cool.
The servo motor is a simple electrical device controlled by a small DC (direct current) motor, a potentiometer, an integrated circuit, an output shaft, and a few gears.
Long before you were probably born (or for those of us who are old enough to remember), there were a bunch of plugs that went into the computer – with all sorts of different shapes and sizes. This included plugs for printers, mice, keyboards, etc. – you name it, there was a different size plug […]