Monthly Archives: January 2011

Password Key Chain

Tired of coming up with random computer passwords, then having to remember them and/or find a place to hide them when you write them down? How would you like to be able to keep your computer passwords written in plain … Continue reading

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Electric Car Battery Swap Station

I viewed a video on Youtube of a ‘battery switch’ station, and the facility looked like it cost a couple million dollars. That didn’t seem very practical. If you want this idea to take off, battery swap stations have to … Continue reading

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PC to Arduino to LED Control

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts (like the slideshow here), I want to build a teleoperated mining robot. Since I’m somewhat short of both cash and experience, I have to start small. One key part of the system will be … Continue reading

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Whatever is wrong with America, it’s not lack of violin lessons

In the 1960s, the US was worried about the Missile Gap. Now we’re worried about the violinist gap? You know what I’m talking about, it’s being hyped all over the media, there’s a Chinese-American woman who calls herself the Tiger … Continue reading

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Arduino Park on Youtube

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Coming Attractions: Arduino Park

Oh, this thing has gotten out of control. Originally, I meant to have a simple blog entry with a series of Sketchup images. Then I thought about making a Youtube video. It’s not that it takes that long, but after … Continue reading

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I got those adenosine triphosphate blues

Welllll, I got all the atoms and bonds right, I think. Now the problem is the angles. Oh, and to be in the cool crowd, I’ll have to indicate somehow that the single-bonded oxygens on the phosphate chain are negatively … Continue reading

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