Ad Hoc MIDI to Music Box Project Shows Power of Hacker Community via hack a day

A great story about the wisdom of crowds and cooperative projects! — Douglas Fair warning: when you post a video of you doing an incredibly tedious process like manually punching holes in a paper tape to transfer a MIDI file to a music box, don’t be surprised when a bunch of hackers automates the process … More Ad Hoc MIDI to Music Box Project Shows Power of Hacker Community via hack a day

How to Run a Raspberry Pi Meetup via Raspberry Pi – Adafruit Industries

An interesting concept to “piggy back” on for your makerspace or organization. — Douglas Raspberry Jam is the name for Raspberry Pi meetups—and they come in many different formats. Some are like traditional tech user groups, but many are family-friendly events that provide opportunities for kids to learn to code and make things. The Raspberry … More How to Run a Raspberry Pi Meetup via Raspberry Pi – Adafruit Industries

Guerrilla Apparel: Pirate Printers Press Clothes to Painted Public Surfaces via WebUrbanist

An interesting way of making art from found objects. It has me thinking of some possibilities right here in my own backyard. — Douglas A Berlin street art collective is hitting the streets of Europe again, touring major cities to turn infrastructural patterns into (quite literal) streetwear across the continent. Each of their unique creations … More Guerrilla Apparel: Pirate Printers Press Clothes to Painted Public Surfaces via WebUrbanist