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Weird Stuff

Citicar Restoration
My Instagram clone for vintage digital cameras.


Software Development

Instagram Clone (Python, Django)
IS31FL3741 LED driver library (C)
NT35510 TFT driver library (C)
Terminal Parser library (C & C++)


Hardware Development

Nikon lens adapter
The $15 Linux Machine
Portable Dumb Terminal
Mr. Robot Badge
Zip Drive Tower
Full Color Circuit Boards
RGB Gaming Coaster
Serial Fidget Spinner
Baud Box
A Wall of Circuit Boards


CAD Design

Silicone Membrane Keyboard
Injection Molded Palmtop
Retro-inspired industrial design
A Modern BeBox
Hardened clamshell computer
3D Printed Tank Treads
Porygon

Serial Fidget Spinner

The during the development of the portable dumb terminal, I needed a way to compare my terminal parser library to real hardware. The solution is a serial Y-cable. Since I have a 3D printer and a pack of skateboard bearings, I made a serial fidget spinner:

Serial Fidget Spinner

Yes, it works. It’s a tri-directional RS-232 cable. No, it doesn’t spin well, even after I soaked the bearings in alcohol.

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