Craft & Design


David Bynoe, a Canadian artist, built this 20-foot-tall periscope, dubbed Blockwatch, in his backyard.

Blockwatch – periscope surveillance system – [via] Link

6 thoughts on “Backyard surveillance system

  1. Although the construction of the device was not shown in detail, such a device was used in the movie “A matter of life and death” – starring David Niven (1948ish) – by the village doctor to keep eye on his patients going about their business during the day.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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