All posts tagged: making

Robot Marionette Got 3 Blue Ribbons at Maker Faire

Personal

My Robot Marionette at Maker Faire was awarded 3 Editor’s Choice Ribbons! This was a big surprise; this, plus the feedback I was receiving from passerby who stopped dead in their tracks with gaping maws really made it all worthwhile. I had a lot of “fun” building him, lost enormous amounts of sleep, growled a lot, and gained some really valuable personal insight… probably worth a blog post, actually. I’ll be showing him off again […]

Bold experiments

Opinion / Personal

This is going to be one of those things that seems all grand (and grandiose) today, and it only gains power and momentum if I actually go through with it. This is dangerously close to reinforcing negative behavior since in a month this may all be a massive failure — negative self-talk cycle. So, I’ve often pointed to Mark’s stretch daily as a source of inspiration — he documents one creative act per day. The […]