Projects

Digital Glasses

DigitalGlasses - Restoring Sight to the Blind for $400

I built an iPhone/iPod Touch app and companion app for the Pebble Watch (and Apple Watch coming soon) that works with a Google Cardboard headset to digitally enhance the sight of people who are visually impaired. My father is nearly blind and we were looking...

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LookUp - Transient Watch Solution - Space Apps Challenge 4/10/15

This past April, my project partner Oksana Salamaszek and I participated in the 2015 NASA SpaceApps Challenge in Toronto. Oksy and I had volunteered at last years challenge, which was held at the Ontario Science Centre. We were so …

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Near-Space Balloon Footage from 100,000 ft

Today we launched an iPhone and a camera to the stratosphere and captured HD video at 100,000 ft. Read more for photos, videos, and details of the experiment.

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How To Build A Ball Pit – ON YOUR BALCONY

A lot of people have asked me “Why would you, as an adult, want to own a ball pit?” And the answer every time is “because of this xkcd comic.” There’s something about a ball pit that just screams PURE FUN. …

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Something something "Game of iThrones"

Whether you’re an honourable Northerner, an impish bookworm, a scheming bordello owner, or an inbred monster that everyone hates, chances are you’ve at least thought about what it would be like to have the Iron Throne all to yourself. Or …

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Game of Thrones Christmas Tree

Rather than doing another Portal-themed tree this year, I decided to do something much easier and make a GoT-themed tree! The weirwood tree face, made from a Santa decoration, painted white, and painted with fake blood. You can sort of …

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The CO-OP Portal Christmas Trees

After the success of last year’s Portal Christmas Tree, which was originally inspired by Ryan Kelly’s original tree on io9.com, I needed to one-up myself this year.  And as luck would have it, one of my best friends just happened to move …

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The Infinite Hallway

The hallway in our apartment has always been kind of creepy. It’s long and narrow, the floor is uneven, and it’s poorly lit. When we first moved in, the light flickered like something out of a horror movie. It was …

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How to Build Your Own Portal Christmas Tree

This was inspired by Ryan Kelly’s amazing Portal Christmas Tree, which I read about last year on io9.com and agreed that it was, indeed, absolutely genius. So when my roommate told me she was going to toss out her old …

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Credit Card Holder Made From A Keyboard

This project was inspired by Ryan McFarlan’s fantastic Instructable on how to create a wallet from an old computer keyboard. He explained it best in his article: In all likelihood there is a keyboard within a few feet of you. …

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