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Giant Music Box – Marble Machine X

 What can you do with a Bass Guitar, Computer, CAD Software, and Power Tools? There are those who create synthesizers out of old Nintendo machines. Sebastiaan Jansen is creating a mechanical version — Marble Machine X — which he has been building and designing for 7 years.  The machine is …

Before the Tesla Model 3 there was Nikola Tesla

It is funny how the history of technology often goes around full circle.  We went from centralized mainframes with terminals, to the PC which are decentralized, to the cloud computing which is centralized. With more people and businesses starting to use solar power in various forms, we are often forced …

Faster Than the Speed of Sound

When I was a kid, I use to turn the light off in a room and stand as alert as possible in the dark without blinking. Then, I would turn the light switch on and see if I could actually perceive the light moving from the light bulb across the …