Kip Kay has a new video and Instructable on building a laser-beam-triggered alarm system. I don’t know that I’d want to rely on such a thing for actual security, but it might be a fun project nonetheless.
Gareth Branwyn is a freelance 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 to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy person’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.