Robert Hermes

Robert Hermes

Robert Hermes enjoys creating things that make him laugh and employ some principals of science. He's an Engineer by day, but loves being a docent at the California Academy of Sciences, Nerd Nite SF videographer, a teaching member of TOOOL, and urban beekeeper. Robert's projects have appeared at Maker Faires in California and New York.

Latest from Robert Hermes


We all know sunglasses make any spy look cool, but these will let you see secret messages! This secret message project uses polarized film (technically a linear absorptive polarizer) to make our message hidden. To see the message you either have to look through a second piece of film, or... Read more »

Zombie Detector 132

Use a slave flash to briefly illuminate a hidden message. Read more »