Prototype II by Nick Laessing

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

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By Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

51 Articles

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Prototype II, 2009 (after US patent no. 6545444 by John Bedini) by Nick Laessing.

A quick search reveals that John Bedini’s 2003 patent, recreated here by the artist, was for a “Device and Method for Utilizing a Monopole Motor to Create Back-EMF to Charge Batteries.” [via VVORK]

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