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John Edgar Park

John Edgar Park

John Edgar Park likes to make things and tell people about it. He works in CG animation at DisneyToon Studios and writes for Make, Boing Boing, and other places online and in print. You can find him at and twitter @johnedgarpark -- if you like that sort of thing.

Latest from John Edgar Park

This is the first step in making my own bipedal robot. If I'm satisfied with this leg, I will build another and some hips. I am using a combination of the Lynxmotion servo erector set, and MicroRax to build the frame. I chose to mix these two because I like... Read more »

Cool tape reverb my friend found. Anyone familiar with these? What sort of reuse can you imagine? Read more »

I met Kent Weakley and his son Lucas at Maker Faire this year -- a couple of really nice guys who were there a day early with their booster tickets. Lucas helped me put together some of my projects while Kent set out with video camera in hand to capture... Read more »

Here's the source code for my Arduino + PING))) + 7-Segment Shield ultrasonic distance sensor. It is the progenitor of my Arduino Nerf sentry gun code, which I'll be posting soon. Read more »

Maker businesses are all about the people, nd these guys are two of my favorites. Adam and Matt of Wayne and Layne rock. They are incredibly bright engineers and hilarious dudes whom I think should have their own podcast in order to crack us up year round Read more »

Here's a quick test video of the Arduino Nerf sentry gun in action. I didn't have ammo in the first few belt casings, so I avoided getting shot. This time. Read more »

This is the prototype of MintyBot, an Arduino robotics platform I've been working on. I'll be doing show-and-tell in the Maker Shed Arduino area at this Saturday, May 22 and Sunday, May 23. Read more »


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