Episode 9: Jigs
July 3rd, 2017 | 1 hr 15 mins
"ice cube" relays, acrylic, ants, bespoke, breaker, bubbles, cnc, dog bowls, ice picks, jigs, laser cutters, modernist, rusty cans, shop vac, terrariums, toaster ovens, vacuum tube
Matthew Steinke is our guest this week! Austin, Texas in tha house! Jigs is our topic! We cipher on Matt's forays into robotic music making, radio transmissions, terrariums, art objects and weird retail experiences.
Taylor synthesizes CNC prototyping, mold-making, felting and leather-working to create something even cooler than a bespoke modernist CNC dog bowl. And you thought it wasn't possible! Matt wields shop vac, laser cutter and toaster oven while chasing the allure of bubbles, "ice cube" relays, and vacuum tubes. Rob just might have a way to conquer his giant pile of rusty cans ... ... ... or he will get tetanus and be in a lot of pain. Taylor busts out an amazing Frieza impression. "This isn't even my final form!"
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Episode 8: Crafting Security
June 19th, 2017 | 1 hr 36 mins
99% invisible, beekeeping, ecovillage, encouraging creativity, evilmadscientistlabs, fat pencils, gimp, guns, handcrafting, hersheytext, inkscape, jeremy fielding, jigs, jimmy diresta, jlin, keys, killer key, lego, locks, nick cave sound suits, one time pad, passwords, perler beads, prayer beads, root simple, rule 34, safety, security blankets, shrink wrap, squatters, teaching, visual cryptography, woodgears, xkcd
Federico Tobon is our guest this week! We put the kraftwerk in Crafting Security! We talk LEGO, laser cutters, bubble wrap, metalworking, Enigma machines, crosscut sleds, fat pencils, Inkscape, hersheytext, the awesomeness of scissors and a whole lot more.
You might want to bring a battering ram if you're at a dinner party with Taylor. Just sayin... Federico makes creating your next password the most fun and contemplative part of your day (mad props to xkcd). He also shares a way to convert your 3D printer into a laser printer. um... WUT! Rob heats up some perler beads and ices up his grille cryptography. Also shrink wrap is a wonder.
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