• domain created: 19 December 2011
DIY Arduino Board Holder
good, and cheap DIY Arduino board holder. Made out of polymer clay. Once you have the clay,
it's less than an hour (and half of that is waiting for the oven. Full instructions are here and also downloadable as a PDF.
Arduino Uno with the DHT22 Sensor
Arduino wired up to read output from DHT22 and write it to the Arduino Serial Monitor. Image and
Fritzing diagram included.
An Introduction to the VAX
Just what it says. One of my early geek credentials when I was working in the Academic Computer Center at Western Michigan University. Apparently only two copies in
libraries: one in California and one in the Waldo Library at WMU. I wrote the thing and designed the cover. (PDF)
For Edward Snowden
A piece of algorithmic art for Mr. Snowden with a big data motif. More generativeor Algorithmic Art can be seen on my named site (clairdunn.com).
Use your mouse to interact with this little sketch (and see the simple code). Also, a link to some
great tutorials, a wonderful quote from Georg Nees, and a fascinating video on many things digital.
My New (geek) Toy
My last High-end Caclulator was a Slide Rule. This one's a bit different.
The Online Education Phenomenon
A page of annotated links of articles and resources for anyone interested in this
fast growing area of free online education and flipped classrooms. not updated since 10/2013.
NLP, NLTK, and ngram
A brief intro to the pleasures of Natural Language Processing.
Sebastian Thrun and udacity.com
Stanford prof starts up free online university--for geeks!
Letterpress Pages: Fairfax Press
Thirty plus years1970-2004, of collecting lead type and letterpress printing equipment ended when I had to sell
all to pay property taxes. I started putting the history of Fairfax Press on the web in 1997. (Opens in new window and some external links may no longer work.)
Raspberry-Pi is coming!!!!
The ~$35USD computer to be released March/April 2012. Listen upyou don't want to miss this.
Notes on Things Visual
Interesting bits to tweak your visual mind and exercise your brain.
Me, My Arduino Uno, and a 7-seg LED
By way of discovering the Processing language and its digital art capabilities, I also discovered the Arduino world.
And I'm realizing I was born 20 or 30 years too early. About the first thing I did with my beautiful
genuine Arduino Uno was to decipher the Radio Shack 7-segment LED.
Harry Potter Fan Fiction: Magicsoft by Richard Heurtley.
This is for any geek with a passing interest in Harry Potter! My friend Richard has written
a real fan-fiction, page-turner (and there are maybe 40 of them) about the convergence of Muggle computers and Hogwarts magic. A must read! (9 May 2007) [Opens in a new window.]
The Color Game
challenging quiz for the eye and brain.
Notes on the Study of Astrology
What I hope will be helpful notes to anyone thinking about the study of astrology.
Adventures in Processing
Processing is a language
that makes programming easier for designers and artists who want to fiddle with pixels.[Opens in a new window.]