Author Archives: jmjm

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thing 10. bytebear

I made some infrastructure for making bytebeat compositions: bytebear! The github repository is here:  https://github.com/jonmayer/bytebear Feel free to use bytebear to write your own bytebeat tunes!  Add them to the git repository to share them with the community.  As a

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thing 10. bytebear

I made some infrastructure for making bytebeat compositions: bytebear! The github repository is here:  https://github.com/jonmayer/bytebear Feel free to use bytebear to write your own bytebeat tunes!  Add them to the git repository to share them with the community.  As a

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Thing 9. Chocolate Lions

The instructor at the vacuum forming class had a great mold for a bust of a lion’s head.  I fabricated the shape from his design in PET-G plastic, went home, and made a bunch of chocolate lions.

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Thing 9. Chocolate Lions

The instructor at the vacuum forming class had a great mold for a bust of a lion’s head.  I fabricated the shape from his design in PET-G plastic, went home, and made a bunch of chocolate lions.

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thing 8. plastic flowerpot

I took a class today on making objects using the vacuum forming equipment at TechShop.   We found a truck hubcap laying around, so we drilled some holes in it and made it into a vacuum-formed black plastic flowerpot.

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thing 8. plastic flowerpot

I took a class today on making objects using the vacuum forming equipment at TechShop.   We found a truck hubcap laying around, so we drilled some holes in it and made it into a vacuum-formed black plastic flowerpot.

thing 6. waffle and hot tub party

Sunday I threw a fairly lovely party in my back yard, combining waffles, bacon, afternoon brunch, good people, and a hot tub.

thing 6. waffle and hot tub party

Sunday I threw a fairly lovely party in my back yard, combining waffles, bacon, afternoon brunch, good people, and a hot tub.

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thing 5. BART panorama

I used a high-speed camera to shoot a video of the BART as it pulled past a station, and then cobbled together some scripts with ImageMagick to convert the video into a panorama of the whole train.

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thing 5. BART panorama

I used a high-speed camera to shoot a video of the BART as it pulled past a station, and then cobbled together some scripts with ImageMagick to convert the video into a panorama of the whole train.

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thing 5. transit panoramas

I decided to experiment with using my cell phone’s “automatic panorama” mode to capture travelogues of the BART train coming and going.  These didn’t come out so great (they’re really more of a demonstration of what happens when the stitching

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thing 5. transit panoramas

I decided to experiment with using my cell phone’s “automatic panorama” mode to capture travelogues of the BART train coming and going.  These didn’t come out so great (they’re really more of a demonstration of what happens when the stitching

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thing 4. carl sagan stencil and t-shirt

I woke up this morning with a need for more Carl Sagan in my life.  So, I pulled down my favorite Carl Sagan photo off the internet, converted it into a stencil, ran down to techshop and lasercut it out

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thing 4. carl sagan stencil and t-shirt

I woke up this morning with a need for more Carl Sagan in my life.  So, I pulled down my favorite Carl Sagan photo off the internet, converted it into a stencil, ran down to techshop and lasercut it out

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thing 3. skull hat rack

Meant to resemble a mounted moose skull, with antlers for holding the hats.  But, very much abstracted.  

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thing 3. skull hat rack

Meant to resemble a mounted moose skull, with antlers for holding the hats.  But, very much abstracted.  

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2. frosted badge cookies

I baked these cookies to use them as rewards for people who ask to check my badge whenever I enter my office.

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2. frosted badge cookies

I baked these cookies to use them as rewards for people who ask to check my badge whenever I enter my office.

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1. Comic

I drew this short comic while waiting at Rudy’s Can’t Fail Cafe on Telegraph in Oakland.  It came out a bit more Blue Velvet than I really intended.

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1. Comic

I drew this short comic while waiting at Rudy’s Can’t Fail Cafe on Telegraph in Oakland.  It came out a bit more Blue Velvet than I really intended.