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Bill Olson

Bill Olson

Just another cybergeek from the San Francisco Bay Area trying to keep up with the fast moving, free flowing nature of our ever changing digital age.

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Air-powered water rockets are easy to build and the fuel is free, but do you want to push the envelope? How about a two-stage water rocket? And instead of pressurized air, how about an explosive gas? I know the perfect gas to use. Back in high school chemistry, I learned... Read more »

Inside your webcam is an imager chip with thousands of sensors, each much smaller than a hair. Replace the lens with an LED, place a sample directly on the the chip, and you have a lensless microscope capable of streaming live video of plankton or other microorganisms to any display. Read more »

Build tubular drum controllers out of PVC for a professional sound. Read more »

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