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Jeremy Cook

Jeremy Cook

Jeremy is an engineer with 10 years experience at his full-time profession, and has a BSME from Clemson University. Outside of work he’s an avid maker and experimenter, building anything that comes into his mind!

Latest from Jeremy Cook

Here’s how to build a buck converter using an Arduino Nano (as well as another 28 listed components) to supply the maximum power that you can to your PV cell. This is known as maximum power point tracking, abbreviated MPPT. Photovoltaic (PV) cells produce different amounts of current and voltage depending... Read more »

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Quadcopters are great at hovering, but don’t have long range. Fixed-wing aircraft can travel long distances quickly, but don’t like to stay in one place above the ground. Krossblade’s SkyProwler solves both of those problems. The hybrid aircraft is a remote controlled quadcopter with wings, or a plane with six... Read more »

Shopping for shoes is a necessary evil for some, and an addiction a hobby for others. Still others, presumably a small minority, choose to instead make their own shoes. The creator of this pair claims to not be a cobbler or much of a leather worker, but “simply started making shoes one... Read more »

Lockpicking, in some ways, could be considered one of the earliest forms of “hacking.” Just like “real” hacking, it’s not easy to learn, and can be used for illicit purposes if practiced without discretion. If you do want to learn this art, one thing that could be very helpful is... Read more »

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  TEMPO, TEMPO! is a piece of kinetic art in the form of a metronome with an audible spark. Or, according to creator Sanela Jahić, it’s “a kinetic object which form a narrative about accelerating the production process and enhancing work performance in order to increase competitiveness and improve profits.”... Read more »

It seems that at some point cell phones took over as the premiere portable gaming device. Before then, the PSP, or Playstation Portable seemed to be the coolest on-the-go console since the Atari Lynx. Counter to the apparent demise of “traditional” portable consoles, a growing number of people seem to... Read more »

Recycling pallets into something else useful is nothing new, but this desk, inspired by bowling lanes and butcher blocks, is, well, inspired. The top is made entirely out of recycled pallets found around a college campus. As this desk is for college, the creator estimates he will move “23 more... Read more »

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