Open Sound Control on mbed microcontroller

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

I have been playing with the mbed microcontroller, a new platform for rapid prototyping from NXP. I like the mbed because it has a lot of power (32-bit ARM chip at 100Mhz), a lot of I/O (serial, SPI, CAN, I2C, USB, Ethernet, analog and digital…) and is easy to program. The code is C/C++ and [...]

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Making the OK Go Rube Goldberg Machine

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

The OK Go ‘This Too Shall Pass‘ Rube Goldberg video is already at 3 million views after three days and looks like it will continue being the most talked about video on the web. It is already the #1 top rated music video on Youtube of All Time! I got involved with the OK Go [...]

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Rube Goldberg Machine for OK Go

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

I had the unique experience of being part of the Syynlabs team for the second “This Too Shall Pass” music video for OK Go. They hired us to design and build a massive Rube Goldberg-style machine that would play along with their music in one unbroken sequence from start to finish. We took over a [...]

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