Weaving baskets by computer
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
DNA inspired baskets: Weaving Z- bent springs
Nanotechnologists are hard at work figuring out ways to self-assemble mechanical things from segments of DNA. The wire sculpture ...
Monday, July 18, 2016
Making pinking ties
Building things from recycled material raises the issue of how to make attachments without needing to consume new fasteners. Pinking ti...
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Pager muscle improvements
I'm back to the larger 260 balloons to have enough structural strength for the approximately 6 g (with logic battery) Tinyduino contro...
Monday, November 16, 2015
Pager muscles for balloon sculptures
A pager muscle is just a pager motor with a length of high-performance fishing line attached. The twisting of the line causes it to shorte...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
"Weird Earths" coming to Silver Spring Maker Faire
For Silver Spring Maker Faire, September 20, 2015, I'll be showing "Weird Earths: Make Your Own Riemann Surfaces." A physical ...
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Plain-woven baskets as hypermaps
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
A bijection between plain-woven baskets and hypermap dual pairs
The facial walk of a hyperface, envisioned here as simple cycle. The black dots are hypervertices, the white dots are hyperedges. In the...
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