Role Models: Steve Wozniak, MacGyver
Goals: Win an Ig Nobel prize.
Interests: Space, duck tape, cream soda, old computers, blue LEDs, submarines, etc.
Languages: C, Python, Z80 ASM
Does not believe in the no win scenario.
Wired the TMDS lines from the LCD to a new DVI port on the back. Replaced the innards with an ATX PSU (original was unusable), case fan, and some subtle blue LEDs. <a href="http://www.dremeljunkie.com/2011/08/guide-step-by-step-17-imac-g4-tmds-to.html"; target="_blank">http://www.dremeljunkie.com/2011/08/guide-step-by-step-17-imac-g4-tmds-to.html</a>;
Modded Enterprise era toy phaser with green laser diode.
Built for contacting the space station and other ham satellites on 144 Mhz. Has a tripod mount and a smartphone holder for aiming using VR apps.
Based on the infamous Portable Dog Killer by Steve Gibson (<a href="http://twit.tv/sn/281"; target="_blank">http://twit.tv/sn/281</a>;). Basically its a 555 with, an amp, a tweeter, and a knob for adjusting the frequency from 15 - 20 Khz. Causes instant pain in younger siblings.