December 6, 2018
Butchering an LED bulb
This light bulb (Philips 18W 6500K 2000lm 150mA 220-240V ac 50/60Hz 9290011650A) had the temerity to flicker, so it got to taste the cold HSS of my hacksaw →
November 29, 2018
Butchering a BMO
Forgive me, BMO!
Tonight, I extracted an MTR Octopus card NFC thingamajig and implanted it in a purchased-for-this-purpose hollow BMO figure from, →
October 11, 2018
Today’s pre-soldering photo
The seller included the pin headers but yours truly had to stump up the 2P screw terminals.
Today's recreational soldering: some breakouts for Si4599 →
October 5, 2018
And just a few decades later…
Two lemon batteries, connected in series, can (just barely) power a red LED.
Making a lemon battery was one of the sciencey activities I encountered →
September 19, 2018
Flaky T-slot extruded aluminum struts
Congratulate me on removing these aluminum chips without sending any of them airborne.
The lengths of 30cm x 30cm T-slot extruded aluminum (aka 80/20) →
August 22, 2018
“They Live”, but WeLend
A Hong Kong company is running a an ad campaign in which a loan is anthropomorphized as a cute woman in shiny knee-high boots and a really short cheerleader →
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