Cast Aways

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m something of a hoarder, gathering bits and pieces of technology that have the potential for a second act as part of a robot.¬†These cast aways have been coming along nicely over the last few months. I just finished a workshop for teachers where we built robots¬†and drew all over the floor of the Media Lab at Mount Holyoke with them. I’ll be posting more on the robots made of trash in the coming weeks and months, stay tuned.

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3 Reasons I Love Maple Trees

A arborist came over before the snows fell to trim the maple trees on our property. He didn’t bat an eye when I asked him not to chip the branches, saving himself gas and providing me with Patrick Dougherty quantities of building materials and fuel.

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