Archive for June, 2013

Tech Tuesday: Facial Recognition blocking glasses & tiny 3d printable batteries

This week on News 1130 Radio in Vancouver, I talked about these items: Privacy visor glasses jam facial recognition systems to protect your privacy: Currently being developed at Japan’s National […]

Kossel Mini: Build update #1

As I mentioned in my previous post about Seattle Mini Maker Faire, one of the things that impressed me was the Kossel Mini deltabot 3d printer. At the 3D604 Build […]

Hot Laps with Honda Canada

Last Friday I got invited by Honda Canada to a parking lot behind the Pacific Coliseum to get some driving tips for driving a manual transmission. I wasn’t entirely sure […]

We are all Makers

A few weeks ago, while I was setting up my stuff at the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire, Matthew approached me and asked if could interview me about being a maker. It turned out he was making a video series about makers asking all of us the same set of five questions. Every week, he’s posting the answers to those questions.

Tech Tuesday: Underwater MP3 player & 3D printed pets

This week on News 1130 radio in Vancouver, I talked about these topics: Petfig: A new service in Japan is offering customers the ability to immortalize their pets in full […]

Printrbot Simple – the $300 3D Printer

I’ve seen a lot of 3D printers lately and one printer that surprised me was the Printrbot. A few people in our club have them and I was blown away […]

Further thoughts on the Samsung Galaxy S4

I recently had the chance to use Samsung’s latest flagship device, the Galaxy S4. I spoke about my initial experiences with Gillian Shaw and Steve Dotto on his Dottotech radio […]

Seattle Mini Maker Faire 2013

I just returned home from a great weekend in Seattle to attend their Mini Maker Faire. While not quite as big as Vancouver’s, it was densely populated with some pretty […]

Vancouver Mini MakerFaire 2013 in Photos

Last weekend I was a ‘Maker’ presenter at the third annual Vancouver Mini MakerFaire. I organized the 3D Printer Village for the second year in a row and it was […]