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Visualist, ’70s Video Effects

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The starting point of this project is an easy-to-handle video false color device, sound reactive and also suitable for a DJ. The input signal can be a PAL/NTSC video camera or video player. As output device you can use a flatscreen monitor or a beamer. The Visualist has mainly analog... Read more »

Pop-Pop Steamboat

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When you picture a steam engine, you likely imagine a giant cast-iron contraption festooned with knobs, valves, gauges, linkages, and wheels. This steam-powered toy boat has no moving parts and needs only a flame and the surrounding water to zip around and make its distinctively happy sound. My interest in... Read more »

Trash Can Composter

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I like to pick things out of trash cans and reuse castaway items. Here, I repurpose the trash can itself to facilitate recycling organic waste into beneficial compost. Commercial composting canisters can be costly, but they’re simply a place to allow natural microbial processes to convert waste matter into a... Read more »