We are a group of engineers/designers from San Francisco. This was our second balloon launch on 6/5/2010. Shot with 2 HD Hero cameras from GoPro. Launched from the California coast near Davenport, landed in Crows Landing 70 miles away. Peak altitude 80,000 feet. Acquired GPS, pressure, accelerometer, and temperature data with a Shadowbox. The payload was tracked with a SPOT satellite personal tracker.
Metamaterials are artificial materials engineered to have properties that may not be found in nature.
Метаматериа́л — материал, природные свойства которого обусловлены не столько природными физическими свойствами, сколько периодической микроструктурой создаваемой человеком.
Song - Kings of Leon - Closer
C4D and After Effects
Andrew Carol rebuilt the "Antikythera Mechanism"--a 2000-year-old analog computer discovered in a Greek shipwreck--out of Legos. It predicts the year, date, and time of future solar and lunar eclipses accurately to within two hours. All using plastic gears. This film explains how it works.
Citizen Engineer is an online video series about open source hardware, electronics, art and hacking by Limor (Ladyada) Fried of Adafruit Industries & Phillip (pt) Torrone of MAKE magazine. The first video debuts at "The Last HOPE" conference in New York City.
Volume 01 - Phones: SIM card & payphone hacking
Learn how a SIM card works (the small card inside GSM cell phones) make a SIM card reader, view deleted messages, phone book entries and clone/crack a SIM card.
Modify a "retired" payphone so it can be used as a home telephone and for VoIP (Skype). Then learn how to modify the hacked payphone so it accepts quarters - and lastly, use a Redbox to make "free phone" calls from the modified coin-accepting payphone.
Length: 30 minutes