Enamelling Experiments

I’ve been having a busy time in general recently, but I’ve finally got back to making things. I’ve been meaning to play with enamelling for a while. I ordered some WG Ball transparent enamelling powders (clear+red+blue) a while back to play with. The firing process is pretty quick: 800-810C for about 3 minutes. Of course,Continue reading “Enamelling Experiments”

Home Made Holograms!

I somehow stumbled onto this website; they sell DIY hologram kits! So I ordered one. I’d always assumed making a hologram would be quite complicated, but it turns out it really isn’t. You basically need a laser and a photographic plate sensitive to the light from the laser. It is hard to master and getContinue reading “Home Made Holograms!”

Making a Pinecil case

I got one of these nifty wee Pinecil USB-C soldering irons for Christmas They’re really quite cool: temperature controlled by an embedded RISC V processor, USB-C powered (using modern high power supplies). I even got some extra pointy tips for it: This left a problem: what do I store them in? The boxes they arrivedContinue reading “Making a Pinecil case”


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I’m interested in doing interesting things with all sorts of technology: I thought I should write some of it down.

By day, I’m the Chief Architect for TVSquared, the leading TV analytics company (we do CTV/OTT/VOD as well as traditional linear TV).

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