Brad Litwin is a hacker of the highest order: always following his own instructions and never shying from a challenge. His studio at the Stenton Guild in Germantown is littered with wires, gears, and bizarre contraptions with names like “The Octapult” and “The Pluckerator,” mind-boggling inventions that delight, inspire, and challenge the limits of engineering.
Sensors help us hear what the world around us has to say. In this class you will build circuits that measure temperature, light, and motion. We will cover voltage and current control, and use op-amps (amplifiers) to drive LEDs and motors. Our examples will all be analog, but the techniques are also useful for connecting […]
Longwood Gardens is featuring the work of UK artist and light designer Bruce Munro all summer in a number of dazzling outdoor installations. It’s an amazing opportunity to see the work of Munro for the first time outside of the UK. The installations will be up until September 29, and Longwood is offering extended evening […]
The Fleisher‘s 6th annual ARTspiration festival is happening this Saturday. There will be food vendors, performers, and lots of art-making going on. We’ll be there with our electronic components for anyone to make into awesome jewelry or sculpture. Stop by anytime from 10 am – 4 pm on the 700 block of Catherine street.