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Robotic Bagpipe Chanter
A bagpipe chanter connected to an air compressor and computer controlled fingers. The air compressor is made from three bicycle pumps. The eight fingers are electromagnetic. A Python program reads MIDI files and sends commands out the parallel port. The robot is playing Banjo Breakdown in this video. This video was shot during RoboGames 2009 in San Francisco. http://neil.fraser.name/
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DS9 Category on Jeopardy
Clip from 1994 where a contestant cleans up on questions about Star Trek Deep Space Nine.
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Lava Lamp in a Centrifuge
Would a Lava Lamp work on Jupiter with its higher gravity? To find out, I built a large centrifuge out of Meccano and spun up a lava lamp. For more information, visit http://neil.fraser.name/hardware/centrifuge/ Music is the finale from Riverdance by Bill Whelan.
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Domino Domino Logic
Create OR, AND and XOR gates out of dominoes. Replacement for TTL and CMOS. http://neil.fraser.name/
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Bridge Busting 1990 - 2/6
Professor Don Westwood's final Bridge Busting event at Carleton University, Canada. Kitchen sink bridge. Many different designs in one.
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Air Compressor
This air compressor is built with three bicycle pumps and a computer power supply. For more information: http://neil.fraser.name/news/2008/12/08/ The music is "Morning Nightcap" from Lúnasa.
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Wooden Toy Box
Building a toy box for my daughter from scrap wood. "Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G, Movement I (Allegro), BWV 1049" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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Meccano Differential Analyzer
A video tour of Tim Robinson's Differential Analyzer. This Meccano-based analog computer was on display at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View California. For more info, see: http://www.meccano.us/differential_analyzers/robinson_da/
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Launch/Landing highlights from Hawks Nest at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Shot with a cellphone.
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Bridge Busting 1990 - 1/6
Professor Don Westwood's final Bridge Busting event at Carleton University, Canada. A prestressed bridge is tested.
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Conductive Glass
Glass is not conductive, but becomes conductive when it is molten. Conducting electricity generates heat, which maintains the molten state. This demonstration uses a blow torch to flip from one state to the other. Michael is a coworker who brings science experiments to the office every week.
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Dredging San Francisco Bay
Removing the sediment next to Pier 27 in San Francisco.
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My Brain
Animation of my brain on all three axes (Sagittal, Coronal, Transverse) and as a 3D model. Data was obtained from a 3 Tesla MRI scanner. The bright object on my forehead is a Vitamin E marker to determine which side is right. The music is Mozart's Lacrimosa. For more info, raw data and rendering software, see http://neil.fraser.name/news/2008/07/22/
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Mystery Interference
I hooked up an MP3 player to some speakers and everything works great. The issue is that the MP3 player requires power, through a USB wall-wart. These little transformers consume a power socket, and they emit unwanted heat. Fortunately the speakers have an internal 13 VDC power rail, so I added a 7805-based power regulator to create a parasitic power feed for the MP3 player. Although this works, there is a shocking amount of interference. One can hear the processing on the MP3 player's CPU. Extensive debugging has failed to identify the cause. If you have any ideas, please post them in the comments. I'm going to be out of the country until September, but will resume debugging then.
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JavaScript Oscilloscope
Generate images on an oscilloscope (vectorscope) using nothing but JavaScript and an audio jack. https://neil.fraser.name/news/2018/01/25/
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Bridge Busting 1990 - 3/6
Professor Don Westwood's final Bridge Busting event at Carleton University, Canada. King post bridge. Student completely fails to understand tension.
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VISUO XS812 Flight Test
Flying the VISUO XS812 drone in winter. More info: https://neil.fraser.name/news/2019/01/08/ Music is "Serene" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Building a Library (4/4): Finishing up
I'm building a library in our home. This video covers the electrical, hand rails, furniture, and painting. https://neil.fraser.name/news/2018/08/06/
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Building a Library (1/4): The Ladder
I'm building a library in our home. This video covers construction of the ladder. https://neil.fraser.name/news/2018/07/16/
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Building a Library (2/4): The Floor
I'm building a library in our home. This video covers construction of the floor. https://neil.fraser.name/news/2018/07/23/
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Marble Mountains
Trip to the Marble Mountains of Da Nang in Vietnam. My wife Quynh (in blue), our niece An (in red), and a student from our class Sinh (with the camera). https://neil.fraser.name/news/2017/03/05/
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Teaching CS at Lê Quý Đôn
My wife and I taught Computer Science for two weeks at the Lê Quý Đôn high school in Da Nang, Vietnam. Blockly, Pascal, digital electronics, micro-controllers, ray tracing, robotics, algorithms. https://neil.fraser.name/news/2017/02/26/
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Meccanoid Replication Challenge
New Google engineers are challenged with replicating a 600 part Meccano robot without using instructions. This is a team-building and project management challenge. Music by Kevin MacLeod. https://neil.fraser.name/news/2016/11/14/
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Building a Library (3/4): The Railings
I'm building a library in our home. This video covers construction of the posts and railings. https://neil.fraser.name/news/2018/07/30/
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Google Hackly 2016
Hackly is a code camp for Googlers and their families. Held at irregular intervals, it features robots, programming, and technology. This year we had over 100 children build Meccanoid G15 robots. https://neil.fraser.name/news/2016/10/28/
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Google Holiday Party 2013
Google's employee party for the Research and Knowledge department. On board the USS Hornet, a WWII aircraft carrier in Alameda California.
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Homemade spot welder
First weld on my spot welder. Built using a microwave oven transformer. https://neil.fraser.name/news/2014/09/06/
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Joystick with 120 degree encoders
Prototype of a joystick input device with three outputs instead of the usual X/Y outputs. This design could be used to control devices containing three controllers. Such as a vehicle with three omni-wheels. Or an airship with three tail fins. Or a hexacopter. http://neil.fraser.name/news/2011/12/16/
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Aerial Photography from Helium Balloon at Boing Boing Picnic
My Android phone gets strapped to a large Helium balloon at the Boing Boing picnic in Golden Gate Park. Here's the video it took from about 100 meters up.
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Bridge Busting 1990 - 4/6
Professor Don Westwood's final Bridge Busting event at Carleton University, Canada. Single compressive member. Heavy load with unexpected failure.
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Lego Slope Walker
This biped walks downhill on its own. Each downward step gives it energy to make up for what was lost to friction. Adjusting the geometry of the weights at the top changes its step size. Built from a Lego kit intended for construction of a small fork lift truck.
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Bridge Busting 1990 - 6/6
Professor Don Westwood's final Bridge Busting event at Carleton University, Canada. Queen post bridge. Yes, that's me.
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Lava Lamp - Time Lapse
Time lapse of a small 20oz lava lamp. Running at 36x normal speed. Music is "Fourth Dimension" by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop (1973). A few hours after this video was taken, the lava lamp was confiscated by airport security at SFO.
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Bridge Busting 1990 - Intro
Professor Don Westwood's final Bridge Busting event at Carleton University, Canada. This is his introduction which sets out the rules.
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Lego Saturn V Build
Timelapse of building set 21309. Audio is from Apollo 17.
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Beverly at 21 months
A day in the life my 21 month old daughter. This is one year after the previous video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZG_Qyy9yJ-0 Music: "Odyssey" by Kevin MacLeod.
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Beverly at 9 Months
A day in the life of paternity leave with my 9 month old daughter. Update one year later: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Piro_Md0zaw Music: "Odyssey" by Kevin MacLeod.
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Hexagonal Table
Expanding and contracting our hexagonal dining room table. https://neil.fraser.name/news/2015/12/28/
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Conservative Toddler
My daughter is a Republican.
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Blockly Cookie Cutter
Creating a cookie cutter in the shape of a block from Blockly. Music is from La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, played by a Thorens music box. https://neil.fraser.name/news/2014/09/13/
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ArcAttack Dr Who
Two 500,000 volt solid state Tesla coils performing the Dr Who theme. The coils aren't in sync with the music, the coils are producing the music. A suit of chain mail protects the conductor.
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Thao learning to ski
Took my niece to Squaw Valley to learn how to ski. https://neil.fraser.name/news/2016/02/21/
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Volcano Diorama
Construction and display of a large diorama of a volcano, featuring a model train. The dog was confused. http://neil.fraser.name/news/2012/11/30/
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Underwater Claw (#2)
Failed attempt at using a 6m long robot claw for underwater salvage. Visibility at the bottom of San Francisco Bay is only 5 cm.
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Blockly at SVG Open 2012
Building interactive environments with SVG for Google's Blockly. https://neil.fraser.name/news/2012/10/21/
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G Train
Using a lathe to fix a toy train Music by Kevin MacLeod.
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San Francisco to Mountain View
Cycling from SF to MTV compressed to three minutes. Major fog going through Daly City, followed by glare as the sun rises.
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Tech 2000
Report from 1995 on the International Student Space Simulation in Ottawa. http://neil.fraser.name/news/2012/12/07/
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Galaxy Quest @ WonderCon: 1 of 5
It's been 23 years since the best sci-fi TV series of the 80s, Galaxy Quest, first debuted on television, and now our panel of Questsperts discuss their favourite episodes, whatever happened to the cast, and the future for the franchise. Although the series has been dormant for two decades (despite some bad JN/AD slash fiction and old VHS and laserdiscs), there's always hope for the future. Never give up, never surrender! Featuring Robert Meyer Burnett (Free Enterprise), Daren Dochterman (VFX, ST: TMP Director's Cut), and Steve Melching (The Clone Wars, Big Guy & Rusty the Boy Robot).
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Underwater Claw (#1)
Failed attempt at using a 6m long robot claw for underwater salvage. Watch as the water floods the webcam and shorts it out.
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