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This website collects links and info about some of the projects that I have worked on. See About for more information about me or the chronologically sorted list of projects. The Recent Changes page has a list of what pages on the site have been updated.

Popular projects

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Magic Lantern firmware

I reverse engineered the firmware in the Canon 5D Mark II and started the Magic Lantern project that is now an open system for writing extensions that run inside Canon's DSLR and mirrorless cameras.

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LEDscape

I designed the LEDscape "cape" for the BeagleBone Black's programmable realtime unit (PRU) for driving RGB LED strips or matrices. I've used it in several LED art pieces, Cubescroller, Octoscroller and the Mini Pyramid, and other people have used it in many of their own art projects.

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Ghosts in the ROMs

We found a classic Macintosh SE in Brooklyn and reverse engineered the Easter eggs in the ROMs that contained photos of the development team. This was featured in a few articles in the tech press.


Project Categories

Reverse engineering hardware and software. Miscellaneous Hacks with microcontrollers, tools, etc. Vector displays -- building XY monitors out of oscilloscopes.
3D Printing designs and software. Radio projects Robots -- IK, FK and games
Laser cutter projects and software. Retrocomputing with papertapes, punchcards and antique computers. USB Devices, mostly HID and serial.
Blinky things: LEDs, Nixies, EL Wire, etc... Photography projects and software. Clocks and watches
Classes that I have taught. Other hobbies.
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