Category Archives: Features

Super Simple Google AIY Surveillance Camera

In may 2018, durning the bay area Maker Faire in San Francisco, I bought a google AIY Vision Kit. A few weeks later during my 4th week of living in the San Francisco area I decided to put together my google AIY vision kit and mess around with it for a...
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Maker Faire Street Team 2017 Part 09 — Tinkersphere

If you need wires, resistors, boards, tools, motors, LEDs, parts, controllers, tech toys, or cute novelty items, Tinkersphere is the one-stop maker headquarters of NYC. They sell Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Soldering Kits, and just about every connector and...
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Maker Faire Street Team 2017 Part 07 — Bareburger FiDi

Right near Chinatown, the Financial District, City Hall, and the new World Trade Center complex is Bareburger Fidi. FiDi stands for Financial district. Bareburger stands for my favorite burgers. I’ve reviewed another location before and still...
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Maker Faire Street Team 2017 Part 06 — M & D Kitchen

Around the corner and down the block from DiFara’s Pizza is the new home of great chow in Midwood. Harry DiMarco, another one of Dominic DiMarco’s talented kids, makes burgers, wings, tex-mdx and Italian fare with care and flair for Makers...
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Maker Faire Street Team 2017 – September 23-24

Maker Faire 2017 takes place from September 23-24 2017 in Queens, at the New York Hall of Science Just like last year, I’ve joined the “Street Team.” Once again I’m all over NYC to invite people to Maker Faire. For most people I...
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MakeZine ran an article on my 2017 Laser Science Project

On June 9, 2017, My article on everything that went right, wrong, and totally sideways on my laser cutting experiment for the Simon Baruch “Science Fair” was in the official blog/magazine of Make and the Maker Faire,...
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Raspberry Pi, Servos, Lasers & Legos : Science Project 2017

Originally this project was for my schools science fair and i worked on it for 3 weeks and made many mistakes. While I was building the lasers we were watching star wars, why star wars? I will give you time to...
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Raspberry Pi, Servos, Lasers & Legos : Science Presentation 2017

This is article four of five, from my 2017 science project “Rock, Paper, Lasers” – this is the science project presentation. Presenters were allowed to display their project, show slides and videos, and serve a snack.  I...
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The NotABomb Review Rubric

Recently, a product vendor was wondering how their product got a particular rating, not higher.  I tried to explain that to this blog, a rating of 3 is a really high rating, since it means that the product itself was “very good” on all...
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Amir Makes a Ramadan Candle! (Velleman Flickering Candle MK167)

Velleman Store / Velleman Flickering Candle MK167 $6.20 This is a slide show please click on the photo below to begin. Welcome Amir to the website!! He has been a friend of mine for a long time. I can’t really remember how we became...
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