Neon Scope

It’s so hard for me to clean up my office. I’ll see a random collection of objects that I’m supposed to be sorting, putting away, and/or throwing in the garbage.. and I can’t help playing with them instead. This time the objects in question were an old CCFL backlight inverter, a neon flicker-flame bulb, and a linear table from a discarded flatbed scanner. These flicker-flame bulbs have two metal plates in them. Normally, the... Read More

More laser projector photos

I brought my old hard disk laser projector to work today, since it was the most interesting portable project I had to show off to some friends and new acquaintances at a geek get-together. Scott being himself, he naturally always has a fantastic camera with him. So we got some better pictures of its output:  Read More