Remember before you forget, but no sooner.

There’s a fascinating article by Gary Wolf in this month’s Wired titled “Want to Remember Everything You’ll Ever Learn? Surrender to This Algorithm” about using software to help optimize an individuals memorization process. We’re all familiar with the notion that memorizing facts takes persistence, time and repetition. What isn’t so obvious is that there’s an […]

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Arduino beer brewing

Yuri at homebrewtalk made this elaborate setup for brewing his own beer using an arduino board and some custom java software, which he uses for temperature control heating of his mash with steam. Lots of videos of the mash prep and setup, and not too much arduino code, via Hack-a-day.

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Make Projects: DIY Blimp

Everyone likes toys that fly. Unfortunately, most R/C planes are hard to control for people without any experience. Why not make an easy to fly blimp? It’s really quick to make, and many people have at least one of the R/C helicopters used in the build. Even if you had to buy (2) helicopters your […]

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