Archive for May, 2012

Tech Tuesday: Easy tire pressure and the ultimate retro cameraphone filter

This week on News 1130 radio in Vancouver, I talked about these items: Tire inflation just got easier: using it’s new “Easy Fill Tire Alert”, Nissan, starting in 2013 will […]

More 3d printing timelapses

Over the weekend I experimented with some new timelapse workflows using my GoPro Hero2 camera. It involved setting up the GoPro to shoot stills at specific intervals (every 5 seconds […]

Tech Tuesdays: Clothes that tell you how many people ‘Like’ it & create an iPhone case on your iPhone

This week on News 1130 radio in Vancouver, I talked about these items: CaseApp – a new iPhone app lets you create & order a customized hardshell case for your […]

Longest print yet for my Prusa

This past weekend I completed the longest continuous print yet on my Prusa Mendel…just under 9 hours straight. It’s the Basalt Pencil Holder from Thingiverse. It was printed at 100% […]

Northern Voice 2012 with PhotoCamp

The schedule is now live for Northern Voice 2012 so I thought it would be a good time to start reminding folks about it and to buy their tickets as […]

Tantillus 3d printer is now available for purchase

My pal Brad (aka Sublime) has been working hard over the last 4 months or so to fine tune his custom designed, pretty much from scratch, portable 3d printer. He’s […]

Tech Tuesdays: Use your smartphone with your bike and your ski poles

This week on News 1130 radio in Vancouver, I discussed these items: Neva – Evolution of the ski pole: New ski poles keep you informed as you hit the slopes […]

Vancouver Mini MakerFaire 2012

We’re just over a month away from Vancouver’s 2nd installment of the Mini MakerFaire (June 23-24). Last year was the first one in Vancouver and it was a blast. I […]

Jay Leno explains 3D printing…in 2009

Surprisingly great explanation of the 3d printing (and scanning) technology that Jay Leno uses to fix cars in his collection…from 2009! The technology in the video has gotten better and […]

Tech Tuesday: Find your way indoors and an app for couples

This week on News 1130 radio in Vancouver, I talked about: Find your way inside a mall or supermarket: GPS works great for getting from a to b in your […]