Tuesday, November 25, 2014

watercolor bot

The watercolor bot is a plotter that uses watercolor paints. Something like this, using cams instead of electronics, could have been built 150 years ago, but apparently the goal of making it look like a person was more important.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Harmonic analysis and synthesis by mechanism

Here is a series of clear videos explaining exactly how a mechanical harmonic analyzer works and what it is used for. There is also a free ebook about it.