Needle Gauges and Control Knobs  

Montana Data Transmitter :: 2015

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The Montana Data Transmitter Box is an interactive installation at the Lark Hotel in Bozeman, MT.  Users can see current snow depth, new snow fall, and temperature at various locations in the mountains surrounding Bozeman, as well as gage heights of local rivers. Data is displayed on needle gauges, honoring the overall aesthetic of the...

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 War Toy III  

War Toys – Little Boy :: 2014

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The third of a series of toy models based on historic weapons, including the Soviet R1 missile, the Vietnam-era M61 hand grenade, and the ‘Little Boy’ atomic bomb . Cute and hand-cranked. Wood, brass, roller chain,...

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 fascists_350  

This Machine Kills :: 2013

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My first Processing project, for the Cottonwood Club’s almost annual ‘Fascists’ show. This Machine Kills is a first-person shooter game with the goal being to blow up the sentences as they appear. A secret key will explode them all.  You can download the game here (untested for...

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 War Toy I and II  

War Toys – R1 and M26 :: 2012

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An ongoing series of toys based on historic weapons, here the Soviet R1 missile and the Vietnam-era M61 grenade. Brass, roller chain, paint, and wood. Not suitable for children under the age of...

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 Fearmongering Fascistslut  

Fearmongering Fascistslut :: 2011

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A piece I made for The Cottonwood Club’s This Machine Kills Fascists show. The machine gun-toting stripper can be actuated up or down via remote button along with the firing...

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 Comfortable Chair  

Comfortable Chair :: 2010

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Activism and apathy.  Flipping the guarded switch reveals the activism...

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 Chatterboxen  

Chatterboxen :: 2007

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  Chatterboxen is two wooden and brass boxes with large brass horns; one speaks of war, political corruption, and environmental crisis, the other speaks of celebrity misbehavior, acting awards, and hit movies. The boxen of Chatterboxen contain an Internet-enabled microcontroller reading current news feeds from different sources. They are crafted of birch, acrylic, brass, and...

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 Portable Light  

Portable Light :: 2007

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  with Kennedy and Violich Architecture. Portable Light is a non-profit interdisciplinary research, design and engineering project to provide de-centralized, sustainable lighting and electrical power to serve the large number of people—more than 2 billion—who do not have access to electric light or power. The Portable Light Project began with an idea created and developed by...

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 Suspicious Looking Device  

Suspicious Looking Device :: 2006

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The only function of the Suspicious Looking Device is to appear as suspicious as possible, whether carried in hand or placed indiscrimately in public places. The SLD contains LEDs, a LED array, a character display, an optical distance sensor, capacitive touch sensor, buzzer, and...

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 idle  

Idle Hands :: 2004

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  Idle Hands is a machine from (n)either the future (n)or the past. Its origins and use are unknown- only two small buttons provide any hint of its function. Touching the ‘Bored’ plaque causes a few lights to glow, then text scrolls across the display. The text seems to be a peek into the dark...

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