The OTHER Jake strikes back!

Gareth Branwyn

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.

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By Gareth Branwyn

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.

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We hear a lot about the dapper and prolific Jake von Slatt, but what about his arch-nemesis, Jake (of-all-Trades) Hildebrandt? He’s apparently been locked away in his castle laboratory, hard at work on this amazing PC casemod, built as a promotional giveaway for CodeMaster’s just-released Damnation PC/console game. Gorgeous work. I love the access ports hidden beneath the logo, the “saloon-door” style drive bays, and the plunger pull-start power-on, the construction of which he describes in the video).

Herr von Slatt must have steam blasting from cherry-red ears on the news. The gauntlet is down, von Slatt, the gauntlet is down.

Telecalculograph, Mk. II