Projects

Some of the things I've worked on.


Death & Taxis Art Car

Project

  2015-2016


Death & Taxis is a coffin on wheels, decked out to look like a New York City taxi. Because the only inevitables in life are death and taxis... Read more

Livestream Studio Surface

Project

  2013-2014


Over the period of a year between 2013 and 2014, I worked with Livestream to realize the Livestream Studio Surface... Read more

Incandescent Chandelier

Project

  6/2014


I put together this chandelier for the NYC Resistor Interactive Show in early June. It has 148 E12 lightbulbs, wired to 19 custom PCBs... Read more

MicroDAC

Experiment

  03/2013


I made this tiny USB Digital Audio Converter device because I needed something to replace the horrible DAC/headphone amp in my 2008 Macbook Pro... Read more

Muon Detector

Project

  12/2012


This is a basic Muon detector that uses three Geiger-Müller tubes, three high-voltage supplies, and a Teensy (Arduino-compatible) microcontroller... Read more

DomeStar

Project

  01/2012 - 9/2012


DomeStar is a 16-foot diameter dome covered with 6,400 addressable RGB LEDs. One part installation, one part chill out space, one part high-energy dance floor. DomeStar invites guests to dance their blinkin' faces off, then to lie down and look up as the complex visualizations warp, twist, shatter and throb around them, enveloping partygoers in a comforting aura of complex energy... Read more

Daft Punk

Project

  10/2012


At MakerFaire 2012, Matt and I ran into the folks behind the Daft Punk Halloween Tribute, who enlisted us to reconfigure our DomeStar project into a three-part lighting rig for a theme party and parade float... Read more

DangerArray

Project

  5/2012


The DangerArray (or Incandescent Lighting Array) was a quick project that I threw together for the NYC Resistor Interactive Show... Read more

EL Sign Simulator

Experiment

  06/2012


I had an idea kicking around for a while for a large matrix screen made out of LED pixels. On top of pixels are clear plastic rods made out of Endlighten material... Read more

Party Hat

Experiment

  03/2012


One of my first LED party contraptions was this hat I made out of a meter of individually addressable RGB LEDs and an Arduino clone. A small 5V switching regulator and a LiFe battery keep the hat blinking happily away into the morning... Read more

MiniMatrix

Experiment

  11/2011


The MiniMatrix was a quick little project I threw together based on a two-color LED matrix... Read more

Sparkle Suit

Experiment

  08/2011


This is a quick project I threw together for Burning Man 2011. I spent all week at CCC Camp sewing a grid of high-power white LEDs into a suit jacket... Read more

RedBull Creation 2011

Project

  7/2011


In 2011 NYC Resistor was invited by a marketing arm of RedBull to compete in a local competition between several hacker and makerspaces from across America. The theme was Locomotion... Read more

Interactive Pen Plotters

Experiment

  03/2011


The Pen Plotter PhotoBooth was a quick project I put together for the 2011 NYC Resistor Interactive Show... Read more

Chumby Hacking

Experiment

  09/2010


In 2010, Bestbuy's Insignia brand released the Infocast, a desktop Internet-powered display device based on the Chumby... Read more

LuckyLoathing Barbot

Project

  8/2010


In 2010 NYC Resistor was approached by a video production company who was organizing a contest between several American hackerspaces. The idea was for each hackerspace to form a small team who would complete a challenge: They had to repurpose an item and it had to be based on a movie... Read more

StabbyPhone

Project

  5/2010


In 2010, NYC Resistor sent a small delegation to the first TechCrush Disrupt 24 hour hackathon in New York... Read more

Proximity Unlocker

Experiment

  03/2011


Inspired by this project posted on SparkFun, I hacked a Nike+ receiver to unlock my car door when I got near the car... Read more