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  1. Dave Haynes


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    I had a chance to interview Dave Haynes who had the idea for Music Hack Day in 2009. This past weekend's MHD in NYC was his 12th and was co-organized with John Britton of NYHacker.

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    • Chop 10 (2005/6)


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      Chop 10 is a tower of 10 identical radios, each sequentially tuned to one of the Arbitron rated Top 10 radio stations in New York City. The radios are hacked so that only one plays at a time, creating…

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      • Tom Igoe


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        Explains some devices he prototyping to eventually track monkeys. These are proof of concept devices intended to test whether xbee and micro gps can work well together to capture location in a jungle.

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        • Introducting the gDitty!


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          Over a year in development, we're excited to tell folks about our work on the gDitty product prototype for Hopelab. The gDitty combines an activity meter with an online rewards program that motivates…

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          • LEDs


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            Proof of concept of PWM from Arduino to control 12v RGB LED strip. Note the colors aren't very well represented in the video.

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            • 8motors


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              Proof of concept. Controlling 8 vending machine motors from an Arduino.

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              • DC Motor Control


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                Proof of concept showing that we can control the exact rotation of the DC motor from the Arduino.

              • 456 Backyard Snow


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                This is what the Feb 26, 2010 snow looked like falling in my backyard this afternoon. Another view: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tarikh/4391003654/

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                • Thurston Moore + Okkyung Lee at White Columns Feb 19, 2010


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                  As part of an ongoing series of events at White Columns as part of the Ecstatic Peace Poetry Journal - Issue #10 show. More info here: http://www.whitecolumns.org/view.html?type=exhibitions&id=483 The…

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                  • 360 Car Demo


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                    A proof-of-concept we’ve been developing with our friends at Hush Studios. The goal was to create a working prototype to explore touchscreen and iPhone control of 3D rendered HD content. Check…

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                    • Twisty Cat ((audienceHQ)) 10-28-09


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                      Excerpt from a live improv last night at Lex's LMCC space on Maiden Lane with Twisty Cat; Ed Bear, Lea Bertucci, Anastasia Osipova Will post longer two longer videos too. Note on ((audience)):…

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                      • The Amazing Fortunebird


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                        O'Reilly asked Uncommon to showcase an RFID project for their 2009 Etech conference. We created a fortune-telling automaton that 'tweets' quirky and unique fortunes. Robotics by the…

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