After seeing the SplashLight from Avoooq and enjoying the image of a pouring bottle lamp, I felt I had to make one and make it awesome. My first idea was to recycle a lamp from around the house[…]
I had a chance to build the iitsii Robugtix hexapod and took some time to play with BigFoot Inverse Kinematics engine that comes with the platform. The engine really simplifies the gait management with the[…]
The MorphHex robot looks to be an interesting and rapidly evolving robot type. There is a nice write up on it and other types at vice.com.
I’ve been playing more with slow motion video on IOS. Here is a shot from Hot Springs, Arkansas: Hot Springs from Rich Thompson on Vimeo. I also took a very creepy carnival ride shot: Memphis[…]
I went down a rabbit hole working on OSX ACLs, luckily this page on OSX ACLs was around to help out.
I got tired of having to remind myself how to setup handbrake for DVD ripping. Yes I am ripping my own DVDs for Kindle, iPad, iPod and Android Tablets. Here are the fast instructions for[…]
Over at RJ McNamara’s Blog, he has put together a new Quad Holomonic Drive Robot based on the LEGO® NXT. The robot uses dual Rotacaster® Omni-wheels on each of the four axis’s and four LEGO®[…]
My July 2011 Screenshot features lots of use of GeekTool on Mac OSX. I made a multi-layered wallpaper and embedded GeekTool information.
Lucy beats my two youngest daughters at Soccer. Lucy the Dog Beats My Youngest Daughters at Soccer from Rich Thompson on Vimeo.
Pictures and video from the Fall 2010 Soccer season. September 2010 Holy Rosary Soccer from Rich Thompson on Vimeo.