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Sarah Jane Weaver Hobley

February 26, 2008

Born this morning… 7lbs 6oz Great big honkin’ hands…

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Plans now available

February 26, 2008

Laser Harp plans and source code are now available here: www.stephenhobley.com/store

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WiiMote for laser harp tracking

February 26, 2008

BIG NEWS!! I finally got my tri-wing screwdriver in the mail today. I was able to strip down a WiiMote and remove the IR sensor from the front. I attached one of my 532nm notch filters and found that the blob tracking can follow a laser pointer. So…. This means that the WiiMote can be […]

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Plans and Schematics (and Bunsen Burners) available soon

February 19, 2008

I’ve been working feverishly at getting some plans, schematics and full commented source code ready for the Laser Harp. I will be charging money, but the good news is not very much (~$20) – which is not bad for 22 years of my life As soon as they are ready, and been given the final […]

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Makezine Maker’s Faire 2008

February 16, 2008

Makezine.com called me up to invite me to the 2008 Maker’s Faire in San Francisco. So looks like I’ll be loading up the laser harp and driving out there. More info here: http://makerfaire.com/

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Laser Harp Construction Part 1

February 15, 2008

A lot of people have been asking for construction info on the harp. Here’s a video I shot that gives an overview: also check out: www.stephenhobley.com/build and http://www.laserharp.org/news.php Manuel Schulz’s knowledge base on the laser harp. Steve

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Rendezvous II on the harp

February 13, 2008

I managed to make it all the way to the end of the part of Rendezvous Part II written for the laser harp…

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Finally got the laser harp running!

February 12, 2008

Nothing to do with photography, but I finally got my laser harp project running… And it only took 22 years.

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Piano project…

August 12, 2007

I’ve been looking for a piece of furniture to use in the living room to house the computer et al that drives the projector. My friend was about to throw away an old player piano he had in his garage, and after looking at it, it occured to me that this would be perfect. The […]

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Voice from the sofa

August 2, 2007

Since I’m “resting” (as thespians say) between assignments. I’ve just spent the morning watching the 1980′s movie Flash Gordon. What a great film. I remember going to the old cinema in my town (now a “sports bar”) to see this on a sunny Saturday afternoon. Although some of the critics panned it for it’s gaudy […]

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