Art without engineering is dreaming;
Engineering without art is calculating.

Steven K. Roberts

Posts Tagged ‘crossbars’

Shacktopus Architecture

Real physical tasks are queuing up, but it’s a rainy holiday weekend and I find myself more engaged in gonzo engineering than rust patrol and plumbing. It began while sketching a simple controller, and suddenly the whole Shacktopus network design became illuminated in my brain… an area that had grown murky, overwhelmed by too many…

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Consoling Thoughts

The modular approach to ship system fabrication is starting to manifest itself as little pools of parts in the lab… good thing we resurfaced those crusty old particle-board workbenches a few months ago! The current lab-based projects are: Console (communications gear, audio, geekstuff) Waterworks (fresh-water processing) Bow Module (steerable spotlight/video/sensors & LED navlights) Field Radio…

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