Hyperbolic paraboloids to go, why not!

Draft model

“Chips” draft model

I have been envisioning making a lamp shade with stack of Pringles-like features with various degrees of curvature. After trying out with a few CAD tools, I realised I could not draw what I had imagined – so I went out and asked a computer more formally with written instructions to carry out the magic.

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Temperature-humidity-light meter – for kids, you know.

Thermo-hygro-light-o-thingie

Thermo-hygro-light’o-thingie

In the series of don’t-we-already-have-more-than-enough-of-these-gizmos: Today I made a simple power conscious cloud-connected weather sensor. While the design itself is trivial, it seems that ready-made devices available seriously lack in connection options and customisability – while doing something like this is a simple matter of programming™.

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