2011
06.22

Member Blog Posts

  • NAB Show 2014
    This year was my second trip to the National Association of Broadcasters exhibition (NAB Show) in Vegas as part of the Freefly Systems setup and pit crew. NAB is a huge (~93,000 attendees) expo for media technology, kind of like CES but for the Producers rather than the Consumers. In fact it's in th...

  • Electric Razor: Construction
    So I kind of never made a post on the machining and construction of the rest of the scooter (other than the motor), even though it came (chronologically) before the motor testing. Instead of making a bunch of separate posts, I am just going to dump it all here in one post. The scooter body […]...

  • small paring knife
    Recently, my friend Nick gave me a knife blade that he forged. Here’s what he said about that process: “the knife is rather experimental.  the steel is from a Timken bearing race.  one side is […]...

  • Flying Quadrotors: What I’ve Been Up To Lately
    Two videos I made with Bryan Newbold: Quad Flyover of toorcamp 2012 (unedited) from bryan newbold on Vimeo. Quads with Star Redux from bryan newbold on Vimeo.

  • Reviving a Spaceball 4000 FLX
    I'm cleaning up my site, and I rediscovered a post I was working on a while ago but never published. I've abandoned this project, but I figured someone might be interested in my documentation I wrote while I was...

  • I'm a Beardy-Weirdy?
    S'up guys,This was my year of being old and cranky (senior fall), so I decided to become a beardy-weirdy (analog-esque EE). For some reason, I always associated analog people with old engineers probably because I once saw a picture of Bob Pease and assumed all analog-ers looked like this."My fa...

  • Chibi-Mikuvan: Completing the Bodywork
    Last time we visited Chibi-Mikuvan, it was still a mottled fleshy-pink blob of fiberglass, insulation foam, and microballoons. Over the past week, I went full artist and completed most of the paint and decal work that turns it into something vaguely resembling its larger namesake. Corrections! I tur...

  • New Blog
    Hey folks, This blog is no longer active. If you still want to see what I’m up to head over to dlukeomalley.com. See you there! - Luke...

  • Motherboard/ Driver carrier board preview
    Here is a preview/test route of the motherboard to hold the tango drivers:The traces go kind of like this:gnd, signal, gnd, signal, gnd, signal, gnd, signal, gnd, signal, gnd, signal, gnd, signal, gnd, signal, gnd, signal, gnd, signal, gnd, signal, gnd, signal, gnd, signal, gnd, signal, gnd, signal,...

  • Rapid Prototyping and Cosplay: lie ren / jade dragons on the lasercutter
    hmm.things happened over the last month. i guess that's the way of life. can't stay constant.i'll start with rapid prototyping and cosplay. sadly, no 6-axis knitting robot arms were involved in this, nor lasercut lace.first time (probably last time) cosplaying: cosplay, costume play. there is no com...

  • Meet the BlindLeaders!
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  • Math For America Poker Tournament
    Saw this posted somewhere on the internet. Browsed the organizers list and previous winners. Many names were familiar, not only from books, but also from previous correspondence. It's a small world.

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