Wednesday Links: Phenakistoscope, 3D Pri...

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January 15, 2014

Wednesday links are back, with more wednesdayness and linkness. Or linkedness. In any case, after the holidays we got better. More rested, more well-fed, more exercised, more healthy, more balanced, more busy, more relaxed, more organized, more happy... Er, I think these were New Year resolutions... All I mean is that we are finally back with all kinds of interesting stuff harvested from different parts of the internet.  Reading it benefits eye-to-mouse coordination and general well-being.

Phenakistoscope
This particular make by Playmodes emulates the 19 century Phenakistoscope (an animation device creating illusion of motion) using an Arduino, an LED strip and a recycled stepper motor from the printer. Playmodes via Arduino blog
Daniel Widrig 3D prints chair using weird materials
These chairs' material seems to be more suitable for consumption by some inorganic creature, than being put in a 3D printer (read more at Designboom) Artist's website here.
504 Segment Clock by Bertho
Battling with unwieldy clocks of strange construction is something we know first hand. This is yet another version of what a clock can be, loaded with various features. Full article on Hackaday; project page here.
3D Paper Books by Yusuke Oono
Intricate cut paper? And a lot of it? It has to be lasercut! Lasercut goodness by Yusuke Oono, graphic designer and architect via Colossal.
Thermobooth
Interactive photobooth where the shutter is triggered by skin contact. Prints awesome thermopaper photos. A collaboration of Talia Radford and media artist Jonas Bohatsch. (Via Designboom)

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