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Of MakerBots And John Locke (Not The Guy On Lost)

I have mentioned the MakerBot a few times on this blog, but have not really talked about it. If you haven’t figured it out yet, the MakerBot Cupcake CNC is a 3D printer. Yeah, that’s right – it prints three dimensional objects. It works by melting a plastic filament (ABS – the same stuff that […]

The Koan Of Fail

When I set up to record the Thingamagoop 2 sample, there was a small problem. It has a phono jack on top for plugging in headphones, or for connecting to an amp, mixer or digital recorder. When you plug a 1/4″ plug into it, the speaker is disconnected, which is handy when you don’t want […]

Moldover’s Album

There have been some good creative packaging on CDs this year. My favorite may be the functional CD tray of Moldover’s Album. The Awesome Edition comes with a circuit board in lieu of the standard jewel case tray. The artwork and track listing are traces on the board, which is cool, but the great thing […]