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The Martin Titan Mk. 2

I have been working on designing rockets lately using my 3D Anycubic Photon printer. This is the third rocket in the series, after the Taurus and the Artemis. The Titan …

Foodies

I suppose it’s chic to be a foodie these days. I know there are a million amateurs out there who go from restaurant to restaurant blogging about their experiences, or …

The Terranova Project

I’ve started work on a project I’m calling “Terranova”. Perhaps not the most creative title, but bear with me. The concept is a web-based real-time-strategy (RTS) game, whereby the player …

On Javascript Frameworks

The Dream In Hex Slack has several channels for friends to discuss everything from politics to technology, but the #fellow_nerds channel is always a fun place to vent. After a …

Form and Function

I finally completed the initial design of the new bot. Yes, it took a while! I opted to design all of the parts to my own specifications myself, rather than …

Pale White Houses in Rain

He pressed his hand to the window, watching as icy rivulets of rain carved impotently at the glass, trailing down from the skies, destined for the dingy gutters below. The …

Of Babies and Bathwater

It’s been a bit since I posted about my work on the Xpider. The main reason for this is that I’ve decided to abandon the original design in lieu of …

Intermediate 3D: Designing Models

If you’ve been reading my Xpider posts, you may have noticed that the Xpider “Fatty” doesn’t come with a nice 3D printed “head”; most of the electronics are completely exposed. …

Giving Xpider a Brain

As part of the development of the Xpider (now affectionately named G.A.J.E.T. by my 11-year-old daughter, which stands for “Gadgetized Analytic Just-so-cute Exploratory Technology) I wanted to give it the …