Max Eliaser

Max Eliaser

Max Eliaser is a student at Oregon State University. His hobbies include programming and scuba diving.

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Details are scarce on Compressorhead, this animatronic band. All we know is that it rocks. The video shows enough detail that it appears not to be a fake. I, for one, welcome our new robotic power chords. Read more »

Max Eliaser with Bubblebot Relics

As you can tell by the title, I’m a little over a month late in writing this one-year retrospective, so I guess I’d better get started. Back in June of 2011, I was fortunate enough to be put in contact with Dale Dougherty through a friend of a friend. I sent him a brief... Read more »


A while back, I wrote an Intern’s Corner post entitled My Open Source Life Outside of MAKE, in which I talked about my experience working on Alien Arena, the open source first-person shooter. Well, for those who might be interested, I’m proud to announce that version 7.60, codenamed “Reloaded Edition,”... Read more »

Alien Arena screenshot

For the past two and a half years, I’ve been helping to develop an open source video game called Alien Arena. I’d been playing the game for a long time before this. I’d noticed a few bugs that needed fixing, and features that needed adding. A nice thing about open... Read more »

Overview of Dan's Jeep

I’d like to introduce what I hope will be a recurring feature here on Intern's Corner: a peek at what we interns have in our cars. To kick things off, let’s have a look at Dan’s Jeep, shall we? Read more »

Eric S. Raymond, hacker icon, open source scholar, and lead developer of GPSD (an open source program used to communicate with GPS devices) is in need of a weatherproof enclosure capable of holding at least eight GPSs at a time, such that they can be readily used for software testing.... Read more »