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I posted a piece on Street Tech about BEAM builder Harold Ilano’s latest creation, a single-chip (74AC240) photovore made from some Playstation parts and a cell phone battery.

Mercury, Robot Seeker of Light (Detector of Dark) – Link

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.