Object-oriented machines

May 20th, 2015

I’m giving a talk on 5/21 at the Media lab that is open to the public. Which means you are invited. Here’s an abstract for your reference.

A new infrastructure of fabrication: modular machines spanning design, communication and computation

Software is object-oriented, but machines aren’t. Even though mechanical design has kinematic connections, electronics have […]

Construction

May 17th, 2015

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Marko Ahtisaari and I started a band! We are Construction.

How to make something that makes (almost) anything final review: an invitation

May 5th, 2015

The final for the class how to make something that makes almost anything (MAS.865), which I have been teaching this semester with Neil Gershenfeld, will open to the public and be on May 12th in E14-421, 1-4pm. The 15ish students will be presenting their final project machines and also class assignments from each week. There […]

How to make something that makes almost anything: Manufacturing!

May 5th, 2015

How to make something that makes almost anything: Networking!

April 14th, 2015

How to make something that makes almost anything: Measurement!

April 7th, 2015

How to makes something that makes almost anything: Controls

March 31st, 2015

This is just a very basic intro to why you should care about controls and how you might use them in Machine building. For more, I recommend Nise’s Control systems engineering.

How to make something that makes almost anything: Motion!

March 11th, 2015

How to make something that makes almost anything: Mechanisms!

March 3rd, 2015

How to make something that makes almost anything: Prototyping

February 21st, 2015