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Ben Hencke
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Mad scientist, hacker, maker
Mad scientist, hacker, maker

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HTTP 301 Moved Permanently
If you're seeing this, you aught to head on over to my new blog location: bhencke.com/blog

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3D Printer Almost Fire
I got back in to 3D printing and modeling around May this year. It's great for prototyping case designs, and the more familiar with the tech I am, the more uses I find for it. It's another kind of imagination manifest. Just like the bug that got me in to wr...

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Synthia - A 2 player light and sound instrument
Synthia Synthia is a 2 (or more) player light and music instrument. It was shown at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History GLOW event: Concept It all started when a friend asked me to collaborate on a Burning Man art project. She had an idea for a cool oc...

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Synthia - A 2 player light and sound instrument
Synthia Synthia is a 2 (or more) player light and music instrument. It was shown at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History GLOW event: Concept It all started when a friend asked me to collaborate on a Burning Man art project. She had an idea for a cool oc...

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Success is the cure to innovation
If necessity is the mother of invention, then success is the cure to innovation. Yeah, thats a weird bastardization of the proverb, but let me explain. Success means you've won. You've accomplished your goals. Your invention satisfied all of the necessities...

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Hacking microcontroller assembler macros to provide C like conditional blocks
I started off with microcontrollers about 10 years ago using Microchip PICs . While they haven't kept pace with some of the other stuff out there and the limited development tools has relegated them to obscurity compared to the Atmel powered Arduino , I sti...

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Bad Ideas: Street Speeders
Street Speeders So I live next to a fairly busy street. Often people will be hitting full throttle right as they pass, as there is a light just a block up, the street is fairly wide, and market 30 MPH which means closer to 45. It's kind of annoying, just en...
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