Tag Archives for Electronics

Black Ox Fighting Bot

Just stumbled across this website from Japan all about robots and found the very impressive walking, fist throwing robot by Vstone called the Black Ox . It stands a mighty foot and a half high, has twenty articulation points and … Continue reading

15. March 2008 by Kieran
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Hacking Toys, Bending Circuits

Circuit bending is “the creative short-circuiting of devices such as low voltage, battery-powered guitar effects, children’s toys and small synthesizers to create new musical instruments and sound generators.” (Wikipedia). Here’s a little video of some audio glitching that happened during … Continue reading

19. February 2008 by Kieran
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Sinister 7 – Interactive Munny

This article from Sparkfun.com details a really interesting piece of work made with some of their equipment, an electronic version of the Magic 8-Ball game that detects motion through a gyroscope and displays its information on a mobile-phone screen embedded … Continue reading

02. February 2008 by Kieran
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Atari Punk Console, Breadboard Version

Here’s a short improvisation on an ‘Atari Punk Console‘ that I’ve built on a solderless breadboard. Atari Punk Console Breadboard Performance (2007) from Kieran Nolan on Vimeo. The APC name was coined by Kaustic Machines who based the circuit on … Continue reading

27. April 2007 by Kieran
Categories: Electronics, Music | Tags: , , | 3 comments

Hak.5 – Hacker TV

Hak.5 is an Internet TV show all about hacking and modifying software and hardware. It's presented in a humorous and laidback way and is a great way to find out how the gadgets and apps that you use work, and … Continue reading

03. March 2007 by Kieran
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Buddha Machine, AIBO and 3D Asimo

A gadget that I want: FM3 ‘s Buddha Machine, a solid state ambient album “a small soundbox made in China which comes with an integrated speaker, a volume control, mini jack-out and a switch to choose between nine different loops … Continue reading

07. February 2006 by Kieran
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