July 2011

Mystery clockwork

My father in law goes to clock shows, and recently gave us this piece. It has a lever on the back that you push to wind the spring, and then the gear turns one complete revolution. It also has what looks like two electrical switches. One is closed when stopped and opens while the gear

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I’ve started playing with the free SynthCam iPhone app… here’s the description from the app’s webpage (marclevoy): “Cell phones have a small aperture, hence a large depth of field. In other words, most of the scene is in focus at once. However, if you record video while moving the phone slightly, and you add the

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