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March 2013

Doctor Who, Tesla Coils, and the Maker Faire: So much Win!

The title of this post speaks for itself. Two Tesla coils playing the Doctor Who theme song at the Maker Faire 2011. Performance by ArcAttack Why did I not find this sooner, anyway?

I have been silverwooded again

I can imagine far worse things, since this one is not too bad at all. What I am talking about? This: I have made it on the sleeve of the print edition of Cari Silverwood’s second part of the Steamworks Chronicles, Lust Plague.

SteamUp Vol. 4 – HooDoo Music Club Prague – 27th April 2013

On April 27th 2013 the fourth instalment of the SteamUp Party will happen at its regular venue, Hoodoo Music Club in Prague. Größere Kartenansicht I have been there last year and I can wholeheartedly recommend it. If you can make it there, get there! Party all night Steampunk style! This …

Chinua Achebe has passed on

Chinua Achebe, one of the greatest African writers of our time has passed on. The Wikipedia summarises his work thus: … Achebe’s novels focus on the traditions of Igbo society, the effect of Christian influences, and the clash of Western and traditional African values during and after the colonial era. …

The Coppelia Project – Four Dancing Robot Ballerinas – SUPPORT IT!

The fusion of modern technology and art is something I think is found too rarely. The fusion of cutting-edge technology and art is something even rarer, so it is with great pleasure I present the Coppelia Project to you, yes, an ensemble of robot ballerinas will be created! Why make …